How to do Knee Hugs

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Normal

Target Body Parts: biceps, upper back, lower back, shoulders


From the supine rest position engage your centre to draw both knees in to the chest, placing the hands on the front of the shins just below the knee. Round into the lower back allowing the pelvis to lift off the mat.

Gently rock the legs from side to side massaging into the lower back.

How to make Knee Hugs easier

First draw one leg in to the chest before bringing the other leg in to join it.

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