Kneel on Shins Stretch

Equipment Needed

  • Open floor or yoga mat
  • Pad for knees (optional)


  1. Start in a tall kneeling position
  2. Point your toes so that you are resting in the tops of your feet
  3. Sit back on your heels so your weight is displaced across your shins
  4. Try to get your shins as flat to the floor as possible
  5. If you want a more intense stretch try lifting up on knee from the ground

Common Errors


Progressions / Regressions:

If this is too challenging:

  • Hold onto a foam roller or other implement to partially support your weight

If you want more of a challenge:

  • Try lifting one knee at a time to increase the stretch