January 28, 2010
It's called Sleep Yoga. Yup -- Sleep Yoga. Supposed to calm those nighttime tossings and turnings that end with you staring at the clock, watching the minutes tick by.
“It’s like foreplay before bed to set the mood before sleep,” says Dee Dussault, a yoga instructor. Seriously? Foreplay? Please don't let the boyfriend know about this. I can hear it now. "Lianne, do that yoga thingy and holler when you're ready. I'll be out here, watching the game."
I blogged a while back about Ambien CR as a means to catching some zees, but the side effects didn't seem worth the risk. What othere options were out there besides warm milk? Well, now we know.
Yoga has many health and fitness benefits. It calms, it strengthens, it stretches. Doing it on my back in bed seems like a dream come true. I'm thinking of adding Sleep Boot Camp and Sleep Spinning. And cancelling the gym membership.