Guinness World Records: A 93 Year Old Woman Named the World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

Guinness World Records: A 93 Year Old Woman Named the World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

May 17, 2012: A 93-year old woman, Tao Porchon-Lynch has been honoured with the title of being the oldest yoga teacher of the world by Guinness World Records. She is a vibrant yoga instructor and dance competitor even at the age of 93. Iq option скачать программа option скачать southafricatoday.net.

Having lived her full live including marriage, modelling, acting, performing burlesque and marching twice with Gandhi, she still continues to live and inspire her students to find their deepest range in asanas. Being declared as World’s oldest yoga teacher by Guinness World Records, she has proved that the age is just a number. With no plans to stop teaching yoga anytime soon, Porchon-Lynch said, “I’m going to teach yoga until I can’t breathe anymore then I’ll just fly away to the next planet … I just, I love yoga, it brightens my day and makes everybody smile.”

About 25 miles outside of New York City in Harstdale, Tao teaches yoga to a group of dedicated students at a dance studio on every Monday. She says that she tell her students to find their deepest range in asanas like she has been doing throughout her life.

“My doctor when he did the hip replacement said you won’t be able to do this, you won’t be able to do that. I said I don’t want to know what I won’t be able to do because I don’t believe it,” said Tao.

She added saying, “So I sent him a photograph in lotus lifting off the ground and he called me the miracle woman. I said it’s no miracle, a miracle means only to see that which is inside of you. If it’s inside, I can do it.”

Tao also said that she developed an interest in yoga at the age of eight after observing some young boys practicing yoga in a group at a beach in her hometown of Pondicherry, India. She decided then and there that she could do anything a boy does, she said.

It is to be noted that she has been professionally practicing as a yoga teacher for the past 61 years, albeit she decided to completely focus on being an instructor at the age of 73.

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