Varier Variable Balans Kneeling Chair, The Original

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Varier Variable Balans, The Original Kneeling Chair, Designed by Peter Opsvik

The original balans chair that some regard as the best design for an active sitting chair ever, just got better. The company is building the frame with Ash wood version. Take a look at the photos to the left, we believe it is really a beautiful idea and, as usual, executed really well. The best part is that everything listed here can be shipped virtually immediately and in stock in the United States.

Your body is engineered for movement. Activity is essential to its well-being. The Variable Balans ergonomic kneeling chair encourages your body to move and reacts to every one of its movements. Body and kneeling chair act and react in a cycle of continuous motion that energizes and enlivens your body and mind. This was the first chair designed on the balans concept. The Varier Variable balans chair, is the original ergonomic kneeling chair…a true classic. Even though the design is now thirty-five years old it looks as fresh today as it did when first launched. 

As versatile as you are and light enough to carry over one arm, the Variable balans kneeling chair is the perfect instrument for the varied demands of today's modern lifestyles and a great chair for bad backs. A morning spent working at your desk goes much faster, as the chair encourages an upright, ‘alert’ posture that promotes concentration and creativity. The Variable balans kneeling chair is the perfect instrument for working at a desk – for both children and adults. 

Seat position and shin rests promote an open and dynamic sitting position that keeps your spine in its natural curvature and improves breathing. This kneeling chair gives your body the freedom to find its own equilibrium that keeps your back and abdominal muscles working. While tension in the back and shoulders is prevented, this ‘active sitting’ approach improves circulation and oxygen levels; thus concentration and creativity during your work. Learn more about the benefits of balans technology download a whitepaper here.

There's Nothing Like The Original!!! 

Chair Dimension:

  • Chair & Seat Height: 20"
  • Chair Width: 20½"
  • Chair Depth: 28"
Black, Grey and Blue colors shown here can be shipped from our Quick Ship program. Many other colors are available on special order with delivery estimated at 12 to 16 weeks. Please call us for specific information and prices.
    Variable Also Available with Backrest: This marvelous kneeling chair is also available with a backrest enabling the sitter even greater comfort and additional opportunities for position changes. Click here to view the Variable with the backrest option.

      Soft Tape for Variable Floor Protection: Available in beige for natural wood finish or black for black lacquered frame. The tape adheres to the underside of the Variable's frame to protect delicate floor surfaces. If you already own a Variable: Click here to buy soft tape.


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