Tao Porchon-Lynch lived a vibrant fully-expressed life for 101 years.
Be inspired by her journey…

  • Yoga – Tao was a Grande Dame of Yoga. In addition to growing up around spiritual giants such as Sri Aurobindo and Mahatma Gandhi, Tao’s teachers were the Who’s Who of the Yoga World from Swami Prahhavananda and The Maharishi to Indra Devi, B.K.S. Iyengar and K. Pattabhi Jois.

  • Activism – In addition to marching with Gandhi (twice), Tao worked in the French Resistance under General Charles de Gaulle helping Jews escape the Nazis, and later trained over 2,000 American WACs (Women’s Auxiliary Corps) to entertain U.S. troops.

  • Fashion – After WWII, Tao modeled for famous design houses including Jean Dessès, Coco Chanel, Jeanne Lanvin, Marcel Rochas, Jean Patou and Elsa Schiaparelli. She was also voted “Longest Legs in Europe.”

  • Theatre/Film – Tao performed in theatre and was under contract with MGM in Hollywood – in films with icons such as Elizabeth Taylor and Bob Hope. She also wrote and produced, and was early in international film distribution.

  • Wine – Tao is a wine connoisseur and educator. She founded and published one of the first three wine appreciation newspapers in the U.S., Beverage Communicator, and was a co-founder of the American Wine Society.

  • Dance – At age 87, Tao became a competitive ballroom dancer and won over 700 First Place Awards with dance partners 70 years her junior.

Are you ready for The Tao Experience?

Witness a fully-expressed life in Tao’s autobiography, Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through The Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master.

Be inspired by her quote book, Shining Bright: Quotes and Images to Inspire Optimism, Gratitude & Belief In Your Limitless Potential.

Study yoga with Tao in these digital courses: Master Course with Tao Porchon-Lynch and Stretch & Relax with Tao Porchon-Lynch.

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