Knee rotation

Knee rotation


  • Stand erect with feet close together, knees together.
  • Hands along the thighs with fingers stretched out.
  • The legs, trunk and the head aligned in a straight line.

I. Starting position (Sthiti): Tadasana

  • Now, lift up the right thigh and keep it parallel to the floor and you can support it from below with your hands keeping the fingers interlocked.

II. Practice

  • Now, rotate the lower leg hanging down freely around the knee joint five times each clockwise and anti-clockwise.
  • Put down the right leg on the floor.
  • Now repeat the same with the left leg.


  • It can be done sitting on a chair or at the edge of a cot.
  • If required, use wall support.
  • With this practice of knee rotation, there is no risk of injuring the knee joint.