Meet The Oldest Yoga Teacher In The World, And Get Ready To Be Inspired

At 98-years-old this woman has amazing advice about how to stay positive

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If you feel yourself lagging and feel you need some serious inspiration to get you through the day/ week/ month etc, this story is for you.

Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world's oldest Yoga teacher, at 98-years-old, a title she was given in 2012 by the Guinness World Records.

When Tao was only eight years-old she saw some boys doing Yoga poses in her birth country of India and they eventually let her join in.

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She has since become a world renowned Yoga teacher and to this day, she teaches up to eight yoga classes a week in New York.

Tao also competes in Ballroom Dancing competitions, she even entered America's Got Talent - but that's just a hobby.

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Indeed, her entire life seems pretty fascinating.

According to The New York Times Tao has met Ghandi and Noël Coward.

She also founded the American Wine Society with her late husband and only drinks wine and tea (nope, no water at all).

Her rebellious spirit is apparent from the story she tells about her introduction to yoga.

After she saw those Indian boys doing Yoga poses she went to her aunt and asked whether she could join in.

Her aunt told Tao that it wasn't ladylike, so Tao started Yoga.

Now she has been practicing for nine centuries Tao has plenty of wisdom to impart.

Tao spoke to The Huffington Post about her age.

She said,

'When you are in touch with the breath there is no such thing as age

There is so much to do and so little time.'

She insists breathing is the key to mindfulness saying,

'Yoga is done with the breath. It means 'union with your inner self,'

When you breathe, you tune into the inner self, and you'll find it opens up your whole life.

And that's what yoga is all about.'

Feel inspired?

Now go out and buy yourself a yoga mat.

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