What Could Post-COVID Yoga Look Like?

By
Jivana Heyman, C-IAYT, eRYT 500
Yoga teaching tips for what the yoga world may look like in the post-pandemic landscape

Recent research has revealed that over the course of millions of years, five different animals have separately evolved into crabs. Yes, you read that right, five different kinds of animals went through their own evolution and all ended up like crabs. It’s astounding to consider that crabs are so effective and efficient evolutionarily that different animals have become crabs or crab-like.

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