Twisted leg behind head

Parent pose

Leg behind head pose

Recommended progressions

Leg behind head pose

Twisted leg behind head pose

This pose is a good next step once a contortionist has managed to comfortably get their leg behind their head. The twisted pose adds another dimension to the regular leg behind head. It is achieved by placing the leg behind the head, bending the knee of the other leg and then binding the arms around the top of the knee and the belly of the other leg.

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