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Dancing Light By The Numbers

Advance Copies of Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master

The long-awaited autobiography of yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch, Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through The Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master, is almost ready for release!! We just received the advance copies in hand today (August 6th). :) The book is gorgeous… definitely worth the wait! The first book will be presented to Tao at her 97th Birthday Party on Sunday, August 9th with a few copies to flip through. About two weeks or so after that, we’ll receive the entire shipment. The book is 504 pages with 459 images so we decided to invest in the highest quality library grade Symth Sewn binding which takes a little longer but will stand the test of time. Look out for the exact release date. In the meantime, here are the numbers…

Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch Shines Her Light in Jamaica

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With warm waters, fresh fruits, friendly people and (nearly) perfect weather, the island of Jamaica is a slice of paradise. That was the setting for our writing retreat for 96-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch’s upcoming inspirational memoir, Dancing Light: The Spiritual Side of Being Through the Eyes of a Modern Yoga Master. Check out the pictures from the December trip and then join Tao for a retreat in Jamaica from May 4th – 10th!!

Tao’s 96th Birthday Party

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THE BUZZ: Dancing, yogis, delicious Indian food and yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch. That is sure to be a good party! On Sunday, August 10th, 2014, I attended Tao’s 96th Birthday bash at the wonderful Taj Palace Restaurant in White Plains, NY.

7 Things I Learned From Mom

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As Harriet Beecher Stowe said, “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” My mom has certainly been the source of constant inspiration. Anyone who has heard me speak has heard stories about her. Although she is highly educated and accomplished, her advice is usually quite simple yet powerful if applied. I didn’t always listen to her growing up, but now I savor every word.

Tao’s Guinness World Record

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THE BUZZ: On Sunday, May 13th 2012, I had the distinct honor of presenting the Guinness World Record for Oldest Yoga Teacher to my inspiration 93-year-old Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch. Tao has over 70 years of yoga practice and more than 45 years of teaching yoga to students in India, France and the U.S.

The Power of… CONVICTION

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CONVICTION. Do you stand up for what you believe in? Do you even know what you believe in? In this column, I would like to honor Jesse Hill, Jr., who died on December 17, 2012 at the age of 86. My mentor, who was like a second dad, he is an incredible example of a true PWR Broker.