Tao Porchon-Lynch, E-RYT 500, at 96 years young, is a master yoga teacher who synthesizes the most positive aspects of Indian, European, and American thought. She has trained and certified hundreds of yoga instructors since founding the Westchester Institute of Yoga in 1982. With more than 70 years of yoga practice and 45 years of teaching behind her, Tao has learned how to tap into the incredible power that all individuals possess. She has studied with Indra Devi, Aurobindo, and B. K. S. Iyengar, and recently published her first meditation book, Reflections: The Yogic Journey of Life.
Listen to an interview with Tao by Yoga Peeps.
Tao won the Guinness World Record in 2012 for being the oldest, active yoga teacher in the world.
Kripalu Perspectives: Aging Youthfully, with Tao Porchon-Lynch
Master yoga instructor Tao Porchon-Lynch discusses her lifelong passion for yoga and shares her timeless tips on aging well.
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