DeMarlo pose

Featured demonstrator
Stephen Shaw-Naar

DeMarlo pose overview

DeMario pose is the pinnacle pose of the leg behind head series of poses (that the vast majority of people that train for it can attain). This pose is extreme in the position that it puts the contortionist in, and even more extreme in the technique needed to get into the pose alone and with the right amount if finessé that would be required on stage.

Progressions before this pose

All contortion poses can be broken down into relevant progressions. Take a look at the regressions that are relevant for this pose. If you’re working towards the current pose, mastering these below will help you on your way.

Advanced progressions

If you’ve mastered this pose take a look below for more advanced variations