Get ready to step up your yoga flow and learn directly from a master! Experience 100-years-young Tao Porchon-Lynch’s unique and accessible teachings first-hand. Use the four pillars of yoga: pranayama (breath work), mudras (gestures), bandhas (energetic locks), and chakras (energy centers) to explore the rich potential of the body to renew, heal, and revitalize. Practice Tao’s special “yoga tango” and learn subtle techniques that are not taught anywhere else. Walk away inspired, strengthened, and renewed—ready to energize your practice and life.
Ninety-nine years young, Tao Porchon-Lynch, exemplifies her mantra, There Is Nothing You Cannot Do. She has travelled the world, sharing insights from her experience as a WWII French Resistance fighter, couture model, actress, film producer, entrepreneur/publisher, wine judge, competitive ballroom dancer, and yoga master. Tao discovered yoga when she was eight years old in India and, in addition to marching with Mahatma Gandhi twice, she studied with diverse spiritual masters. In May 2012, Guinness World Records named her the Oldest Yoga Teacher. In 2015, she appeared on America’s Got Talent dancing with her 26 year old partner.
Come join us and experience the joy!
Millions across the globe have been inspired by historical icon Tao Porchon-Lynch–World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, ballroom dancer, and yoga master. Named “Oldest Yoga Teacher” by Guinness World Records, Tao exemplifies her mantra: There Is Nothing You Cannot Do.
Tao joins us for an afternoon of yoga, wisdom and fun. At 100 years young, Tao's joyful, unique and accessible approach offers us tools for looking, moving and feeling young!
Tao discovered yoga when she was eight years old in India and, in addition to marching with Mahatma Gandhi, has studied with diverse spiritual masters including Swami Prabhavananda at the Vedanta Society, B.K.S. Iyengar, K. Pattabhi Jois, Polish metaphysics teacher and yogi Dr. Roman Ostoja and the iconic Founder of Transcendental Meditation, The Maharishi.
Tao Porchon Lynch and Renee Diamond
For Intermediate and advanced yoga students.
Experience power, balance, and peace through an integrated experience of breathing, stretching, vinyasa, and meditation. Sharing lessons from her teacher, master yogi Tao Porchon-Lynch, who has been practicing yoga for 70 years and teaching for more than four decades, Renee Diamond helps you reach your ultimate potential, tuning into the subtle flow of energy.
In this program, you
Practice postures as fluid movement
Move gracefully from the inside out
Participate in vinyasa sequences drawn from the classic teachings of B. K. S. Iyengar
Integrate chakras, bandhas, breath, and movement
Enjoy life stories from Tao’s childhood in India and her years of study with many of India’s yoga masters.
Prepare to be enchanted! Return home refreshed and invigorated, with new ways to approach and expand your yoga practice.
A Master Yoga Class & Tea with Tao
9:30am-Noon Yoga, Tea and Talk
Be inspired, strengthened and renewed and experience the eternal energy of yoga with 100 year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch.
10:45am-Noon Tea and Talk
Tao will inspire you with stories from her life and lessons she has learned as she shows us nothing is impossible. Be enthralled by Tao’s journey on multiple continents as a World War II French Resistence fighter, actress, model, producer, and entrepreneur while you learn her approach of overcoming obstacles and living mindfully. Tao is an active yoga teach and competitive ballroom dancer. With her positive thinking, she truly believes ‘there is nothing you cannot do’.
Special appearance by Valerie Romanoff.
Bring a yoga mat. Light refreshments will be served between the class and conversation.