Pike pose

Pike pose overview

Pike pose is one of the fundamental foundation poses when you’re starting off in your contortion training. Pike pose is completed by beginning seated with legs outstretched in front of you, knees straight and toes pointed. You then fold forwards over your legs, pivoting from your hips and aiming to keep your back as straight as possible.

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