January 7, 2017–98-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch is gracing the cover of the Athleta campaign this month and featured in stores and online with her student Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy as part of the Power of She initiative. The Power of She is a movement inviting women and girls to lift each other up, and together, realize our limitless potential. Go to the Athleta Chi Blog to find out more about the campaign and view the “Tao & Terri” videos and Power of Positivity insights. Stop by an Athleta store near you to get the catalog.
August 7, 2016–Although August 13th is Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch’s actual birth date, on Sunday there was a grand bash at the Taj Palace Restaurant in White Plains, New York to celebrate her 98th! Tao’s extended family of friends and colleagues from her various walks of life — such as yoga, dance and wine — were all there. It’s a testament to how you can create your own community of love regardless of whether you have blood relatives who are present (or you want around).
July 12, 2016–97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch had the pleasure of teaching CBS2’s Mary Calvi in her first yoga class. Mary attended Tao’s regular Thursday morning session at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Hartsdale, New York, and was enthralled by Tao’s light and incredible life story.
June 20, 2016 – On the summer solstice, one day in advance of International Day of Yoga, 97-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch spoke at the United Nations joining the Founder of Isha Foundation, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. As a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and her biographer, Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy moderated Tao’s conversation. Sadhguru’s conversation was moderated by Max Kennedy, author and son of Robert F. Kennedy. The audience included senior UN officials, ambassadors and other dignitaries from various countries.