How to Sit Cross Legged Without Knee Pain - The Secret! If you have tight hips and you experience knee pain when trying to sit cross legged for yoga or meditation then let me let you in on a well known secret. In the yoga and meditation world, we use props to support our joints so that we don’t experience pain. When ungloo reached out to me and asked me if I wanted to try out their triangle shaped blocks I said yes because the videos on this channel where I talk about knee pain and how to sit cross legged are extremely popular. Here are the links to the ungloo meditation seat blocks In this video I will show you how to support your knee joints in sitting cross legged so that your knees will not hurt and also so your back will not hurt.