Tao Porchon Lynch, yoga

Tao Porchon Lynch .... a true yoga inspiration.

Article by J.Haddadin ~ Wicked Local Natick

"At age 99, Tao Porchon Lynch can bend and twist with the best of them.

Recognized five years ago as the world’s oldest yoga teacher, she has devoted much of her life to the practice, studying with masters in India from the time she was young.

Sacred Threads, a local group that promotes spirituality among women, invited Tao Porchon Lynch to teach a yoga lesson at Natick High School Saturday.

Sharing her insights into mindfulness inside the gymnasium, Tao Porchon Lynch demonstrated that age hasn’t slowed her down. She twisted her stick-thin, 101-pound frame, resting upside down on her shoulders while she crossed her legs above her in the air.

When she flipped right-side up again, she led a group of practitioners in the exercise.

“Congratulations,” she said. “You’re all wonderful, and it’s a pleasure to watch you.”

A few moments later, she asked her disciples to lie flat on their yoga mats. Some covered their eyes with sweaters, ignoring the occasional thuds in the weight room next door, where the varsity football team was engaged in its own mind-body practice [….] read more>>

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