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Omega’s Being Yoga Conference

Rev. Jaganath Carrera and Masood Ali Khan

THE BUZZ: On August 17th and 18th, 2012, I attended Omega’s 2012 Being Yoga Conference Retreat at their beautiful Rhinebeck, New York campus. Just two hours from Manhattan by train, Omega is a wonderful place for renewal. The setting is serene, the food is healthy and delicious, and all of the programs are focused on self-development.

Tao’s 94th Birthday Party

Terri Kennedy, Tao Porchon-Lynch, Sheila Kennedy, Janie Sykes-Kennedy

THE BUZZ: On Sunday, August 12th, 2012, I attended the 94th Birthday party for yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch. It was held at the Knollwood Country Club in Elmsford, NY. Tao’s party has become an annual tradition. So many people who have been touched by Tao’s life come out to celebrate her. We have great food and Tao dances…then we all dance! Joyce Pines outdid herself in the planning again.

7 Ways to Experience Peace… Right Now!

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INSPIRATION: As our world continues to speed up and get more complex, being able to access inner calm – particularly in the midst of crisis – is a critical skill. It can reduce stress, improve concentration and generate a sense of confidence.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

BOOK: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananda – The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is the primary text of Raja Yoga – the path of concentration and meditation. I first read it during my yoga teacher training and continue to reference it. The Sutras, or thought-threads, are at least 4,000 years old and cover the yogic teachings on ethics, meditation, and physical postures. They also provide guidance for dealing with situations in everyday life.

Yoga at the Pentagon

Yoga at the Pentagon with Tao Porchon-Lynch - Dr. Terri Kennedy, Dulia Mora, Dr. Tiffany Petros and her mom in the background

THE BUZZ: On Friday, June 8th, 2012, I had the delight of joining 93-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch as she taught oga at the Pentagon. As I’ve done many times before, I moderated a discussion on her colorful life…

Tao’s Guinness World Record

Tao Porchon-Lynch

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.

Maha Karma Yoga Celebration

Sri Dharma Mittra

THE BUZZ: On Friday May 11th 2012, I attended the Maha Karma Yoga Celebration for Sri Dharma Mittra. It was in honor of 45 years of his teaching yoga in New York City, as well as his 73rd birthday. The beautiful new studio on 23rd & 6th was packed with yogis. There was kirtan (music…

Yoga Journal Conference 2012

Tao Porchon-Lynch and Dr. Terri Kennedy

THE BUZZ: On April 14th, 2012, I moderated a conversation with 93-year-old yoga master teacher at the Yoga Journal New York Conference. They talked about yoga, creativity and showing up fully in life. As usual, Tao brightened up the place and inspired many!

7 Steps to Crafting an Amazing Life

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HUFFPOST: The 93-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch was recently named “oldest yoga teacher” by the Guinness World Records. I’ve had the pleasure of studying with Tao and spending time with her over the last few years. She is one of my inspirations and certainly an example of what I call “Power Living.” Her journey provides insights to crafting an amazing life.