Driver Held Up in Traffic Practices Yoga in the Middle of the Road
"I figured it was my only chance ever at striking a pose on the highway," Kristin Bjornsen said.
A Florida woman fed up with rush hour traffic decided to beat the stress with some yoga — right in the middle of the road.
It's not your typical morning activity on South Florida's extremely high-traffic I-95, but Kristin Björnsen found herself with the unique opportunity and decided to take it on a particularly snarled Wednesday morning.
Read: Motorcyclist Miraculously Survives Fiery Crash Into Dump Truck
It all started around 9:45 a.m. on a Miami overpass. Traffic had come to a complete stop and Björnsen's car was running out of gas.
"I had my windows down and my engine off as a result," she told InsideEdition.come. "And the view from up there is pretty nice so I couldn't help but get out. I figured it was my only chance ever at striking a pose on the highway!"
And strike a pose, she did. Cobra pose, specifically.
With no end to the traffic in sight — Björnsen didn't know it but an armored truck had flipped over ahead of her — she even asked a fellow driver to get out and snap her photo.
But other than them, few people felt tranquil enough to leave their cars.
"Nobody else was getting out of their cars. I only saw four people get out way ahead of my vehicle," she said. "People were angry, but I knew it wasn't a situation I could control. So I just had fun with it. I was literally laughing out loud by myself at the whole thing."
Björnsen's photo instantly started making people smile locally before it became a viral sensation nationwide.
Watch: Cops Turn Themselves Into Authorities After Allegedly Beating Driver
She even penned a story about the photo for the Miami New Times, where she works as art director.
"The truth is I didn't really do much yoga on the highway," she admits. "I was just trying to make a point about traffic in Miami and how we handle it."
Watch: This Firefighter Dances in the Rain While Directing Traffic
Trending on Inside Edition
Atlanta Man Completes Epic Feat by Riding Every Operable Ride at all 12 Disney Parks in Less Than 2 WeeksEntertainment
Aiden Fucci Gets Life in Prison for Killing of Tristyn Bailey, Florida Cheerleader Stabbed 114 TimesCrime
Taylor Schabusiness, Suspect in Meth-Fueled Murder Who Attacked Attorney in Court, Fit to Stand Trial in JulyCrime
Teacher Resigns After Allegedly Taping 11-Year-Old Boy's Mouth ShutNews
Search for US Navy Sailor Who Vanished After St. Patrick's Day Ends After Officials 'Exhaust All Efforts'News
Beloved New York School Bus Driver Crochets Thousands of Hats for Students Since Picking Up Hobby 18 Years AgoHuman Interest