Contortionists are pretty baffling at the best of times, but Julia Günthel, who goes by the stage name Zlata, is a step above the rest and what she can do with her body will astound you.

Generally contortionists either bend forward or backward, but Zlata here is one of the rare specimens that can bend both ways, which means she's able to do mad things like the below.

Prepare to feel like a rigid plank of wood.

Via YouTube