Grab a Back Jack for floor-sitting #Shopping#chairs#furniture#great-ideas April 27 | Cat Rocketship During our stay at Sacred Groves for the Offbeat Empire staff retreat last week, I discovered the chair meant for me. The Back Jack. What is this simple chair wonder? It's a sturdily-built floor chair designed for meditation, but GREAT for those among us who prefer keeping things low to the ground. Having a Back Jack kept my butt from getting sore and my legs from going numb — my usual floor-sitting complaints. The second morning of the retreat, I placed my order for a Back Jack. Floor desk, here I come! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS The Velvet Rope: Why every hostess needs boundaries NEXT 7 picks perfect for tiny spaces from Design Public Toggle comments [ 10 ] Nice! I want some. Now all you need is one that can go in the bath tub! 1 agrees Reply Right? At least my bathtub is pretty ergonomic for working in, but a tub-obly Back Jack would really seal the deal… 1 agrees Reply We used these in my natural childbirth class. Super-comfy! Reply You can also flip it over (so it looks like a tent) and lay on it! We did that in my elementary school. Reply Good to know! I haven't experimented with my new friend… Reply Love it! Reply Holy crap, this thing looks amazing! Specifically, for me and homework. I've always done my homework on the floor – usually leaning up against the couch. I've never had a big enough desk, and that's why I use the floor, but man does this look like it would fix all the problems with butt soreness, particularly because of apartments and their non-existent carpet pads. Although I may just go and buy myself a cushion instead – seems a little cheaper. Reply Seriously: I have tried every arrangement of cushions that I can find. The Back Jack is so much better. Reply I love these! I work with toddlers and infants and this thing is a lifesaver when I sit on the ground with them. My pregnant co-teacheris a big fan too! Reply I used to use something similar when I went camping as a kid. It was an arrangement of two waterproof cushions attached at one end, with adjustable straps at the sides. They folded up neatly, and were great indoors and out! Amazing, except when you got too excited and tipped a little too far backwards… Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.