I posed the following questions to incredible Mongolian contortionist and contortion coach Otgo Waller.
At the age of 7 years old, a young Otgo started doing contortion and by the age of 13, she was one of the best in the world. In 1991 she joined Ringling Brothers & Barnum Bailey circus which lead her to the USA. Otgo now lives in Las Vegas where she teachers contortion using her patented teaching method. She is the creator and owner of Flexible Body Art LLC technique and school. Otgo is also a published author of her memoir ” “Twisted Tales: My Life as a Mongolian Contortionist”, Otgo details her life as a Mongolian contortionist in the grasp of a socialist country, she escaped a morose childhood and transformed herself into a world famous performer.
How long have done contortion for?
I been contortionist for 40 years.
How did you start contortion?
I saw my coach on TV when I was 7 years old, after watching her I want to be a contortionist
How often do you train and for how long?
I train my self 5 days a week for 1 hour.
What is your favourite contortion move/trick?
All of the contortion tricks and moves are beautiful so I can’t say I have favorite
What has been your best contortion experience?
My best experience is; I am still performing
What is your ultimate contortion goal/dream?
I reached all my goals and dreams and I am very proud of it.