Oldest yoga teacher still going strong

Ninety-three-year-old who uses her skills to help stressed-out New Yorkers says practice keeps her healthy.

    Tao Porchon-Lynch says the ancient eastern practice of yoga is keeping her fit and healthy.

    The 93-year-old has been practising yoga since she was eight years old, and was recently named the world's oldest yoga teacher by Guinness World Records.

    Porchon-Lynch has taught hundreds of students around the world for over 45 years, and is now using her skills to help stressed-out New Yorkers discover the secrets to a lifelong spiritual journey.

    Kristen Saloomey met her as part of Al Jazeera's series: Still Going Strong.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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