The Contortionists of Mongolia

By Christine Schindler Alongside some of the world’s strangest preserved traditions – such as Mongolian wrestling, bareback horse riding, and throat singing – is contortion. A dance or a feat of flexibility, contortion is the art of stretching and bending the body into unusual and various shapes, lines and positions. Influenced by ancient Buddhist animal […]

http://russia-eastern-republic.com/2014/09/14/the-contortionists-of-mongolia/

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2 responses to “The Contortionists of Mongolia

  1. Very cool! I have a friend who just spent about 8 months in Mongolia who might appreciate this, so I’ll pass it on! 🙂

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