Fully Balans Kneeling Chair

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Designed in collaboration with Hans Christian Mengshoel, the Fully Balans helps you find a more natural way to sit with a backrest that lets you lean back to stretch.

Starts at $199.50 $399.00
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A classic, remastered

To create our ideal kneeling chair, we went straight to the source, collaborating with Hans Christian Mengshoel, famed designer of the 1979 “Balans” kneeling chair. The Fully Balans is a refresh of Mengshoel’s classic design, holding true to his original vision of eliminating back pain, while adding adjustability, just enough flexibility to allow you to move and stretch, and multi-directional wheels for easy gliding. Crafted from natural beech wood, cushioned with a durable foam, and covered in our favorite commercial-grade upholstery—velvety-soft and lasts for years—it’s a chair that’s as easy on the eyes as it is on the body.

Your body in balance.

The Fully Balans drops your legs to a 120 degree angle, opening the hips and taking pressure off your tailbone, back, and neck. It’s a chair specifically designed to encourage your body to find its natural balance and center of gravity, stretching and supporting the muscles along your spine, and subtly strengthening your core and back muscles in the process. Adjustable leg supports give a personalized fit, and Balans’ dynamic saddle seat creates ideal weight distribution between the seat and leg support. For added support, the chair’s backrest cradles your lower back while also allowing you to lean back and stretch.

Though the Fully Balans was primarily designed for kneeling, your body is going to want to move, stretch, and change position. In addition to your own adjustments, we recommend occasionally switching to a squatting position by perching your feet on top of the knee rest.

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Ready for anything

Our kneelers are designed to put you into a natural, neutral position, facilitate movement, and leave you perfectly balanced for whatever comes next.

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- 5 year warranty

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  • Crafted from natural beech wood

  • Cushioned with a durable foam

  • Covered in 100% polyester commercial-grade upholstery

  • Fabric has a premium-textured brushed finish and is treated for water repellency

  • Made of beechwood grown and harvested in Northwestern Germany

  • Certified sustainable by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)

Shipping dimensions
  Length Width Height Weight
Fully Balans 28"   21"  9"  22 lbs
Shipping details
  • Fully Balans Kneeling Chair ships via FedEx Ground from Portland, OR and Nottingham, MD