February 11 to 14, 2017 - Dubai has become a favorite place for 98-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch and myself. After the official programs at the World Government Summit (see Part 1), Tao had a series of media interviews. She started off with three scheduled and then more requests kept coming in...
January 7, 2017--98-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch is gracing the cover of the Athleta campaign this month and featured in stores and online with her student Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy as part of the Power of She initiative. The Power of She is a movement inviting women and girls to lift each other up, and together, realize our limitless potential.
October 17, 2016--People around the world are enjoying 98-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch's award-winning autobiography, Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master. On a mild Monday evening, Tao attended a Book Club at the home of Baiju Mehta in Scarsdale, NY. It was an intimate gathering to meet Tao and listen to some of her stories... and have delicious Indian food!!
August 7, 2016--Although August 13th is Tao Porchon-Lynch's actual birthday, on Sunday there was a grand bash at the Taj Palace Restaurant in White Plains, New York to celebrate her 98th! Tao's extended family of friends and colleagues from her various walks of life -- such as yoga, dance and wine -- were all there. It's a testament to how you can create your own community of love.
July 22, 2016--The 4th annual Yoga Jam at Harbor Point in Stamford, CT featured a sea of yogis and other light bearers. In addition to soul-stirring yoga, the event featured dance, African drumming, shopping, and celebration of community to raise money for the Africa Yoga Project. 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch gave the opening remarks and meditation. At the end, I facilitated a Q&A with her.
July 14, 2016--97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch and I spent the afternoon with Shwaasaguru Sri Vachananand Swamiji from Bangalore. He is a yogic science expert and philosopher best known for his mass yoga camps, TV shows in India and teaching of Shwaasa yoga. He was sent to his Master Sri Marulashankara Shivayogi at age 8 and has been dedicated to the yogic lifestyle since.