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Tao Porchon-Lynch at ClubFit

June 11, 2016 – 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch taught a packed house at ClubFit in Briarcliff Manor, New York, and I was delighted to moderate a discussion on her life at the end of practice. The event was hosted by the Yoga Teachers Association (YTA), a non-profit dedicated to continuing and improving the quality of Hatha Yoga teaching . Tao was one of the original organizers in 1979 and served as president. She has, for the last 29 years, been its Program Director and is still President Emeritus.

Tao Receives Honor from Wainwright House

May 19, 2016--It was a perfect day for the Spring Luncheon at the beautiful Wainwright House in Rye, New York. 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch was one of the honorees for their annual fundraising event and I was delighted to accompany her. Wainwright House is the oldest non-profit, non-sectarian holistic learning center in the United States.

Tao Porchon-Lynch in Chicago: Day 3

May 12, 2016-- Our schedule in Chicago was packed! On Tao's last day (I stayed for BookExpo America), we had our popular Conversation with a Master event at Yogaview Chicago. It's a multimedia experience which I moderated as usual. It was delightful to have my mother there--journalist Janie Sykes-Kennedy and co-author of Tao's autobiography Dancing Light.

Tao Porchon-Lynch in Chicago: Day 2B

May 11, 2016-- After the autographing session at BookExpo America, we battled the rush hour traffic to get to Yogaview Chicago where 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch taught a yoga class. We had a good crowd even though we posted it last minute. Thank you to Cathy Beres for coordinating it and Lisa Pickert at Yogaview for being such a good host.

Tao Porchon-Lynch in Chicago: Day 2A

May 11, 2016-- On Day 2 of our trip to Chicago, 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch, journalist Janie Sykes Kennedy (my mom and writing partner) and I went to the BookExpo America to see our award-winning Dancing Light on the shelf of the New Title Showcase and in the IBPA Booth.

Tao Porchon-Lynch in Chicago: Day 1

May 10, 2016-- 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch can add another accolade to her name, “award-winning author,” demonstrating once again that it is never too late to realize your dreams. She graced the windy city of Chicago to receive a 2016 IPPY Award for her book, Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master.

Dancing Light Book Wins 2016 IPPY Award!!

New York, NY, April 13, 2016 – 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch can add another accolade to her name, “award-winning author,” demonstrating once again that it is never too late to realize your dreams. Her book, Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master, tied for a Silver Medal in the Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel) national category for the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Tao Porchon-Lynch in Dubai: Day 4

February 20, 2016--The last full day in Dubai started off with 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch receiving another massage at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex. She then taught a yoga session for the XYoga Dubai Festival. Once again, I demonstrated the postures and then we shared our popular Conversation with a Master talk and slideshow. It was very well-received as it has been in other places around the world like Slovenia and Montenegro.

Tao Porchon-Lynch in Dubai: Day 3

February 19, 2016--Over 9,000 people participated in the opening yoga event for the XYoga Dubai Festival making it the biggest public yoga session in the Middle East. It showcased Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty and Indian yoga guru Suneel Singh. 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch offered a session on the big stage and I had the honor of demonstrating postures. As usual, everyone loved it and crowded around Tao for photo opportunities afterwards!

Tao Porchon-Lynch in Dubai: Day 2

February 18, 2016--A perfect 72 degrees was the backdrop for our second full day in Dubai. With no scheduled events for the XYoga Dubai Festival, 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch and I got to experience one of the most extraordinary sites in the Emirates, Burj Khalifa.