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Practicing Yoga at Any Age


by Guest Blogger Jignesh Gohel

Recently I came across one inspirational image over social media featuring yoga legends practicing difficult yoga poses at their 90s. In this article, I tried to include brief information about yoga gurus and personalities who are still practicing yoga with the same energy and passion. Here is the image I inspired from.

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Source: Social Media

Let’s Know about these legendary yoga personalities

1)   B. K. S. Iyengar

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 There is no introduction require for this yoga legend who is known as father of modern yoga, If you know about yoga you already know about B. K. S.Iyengar. He is the founder of Iyengar Yoga and has published numerous yoga books and yoga videos till date. Recently we celebrated his 95th Birthday and published articles featuring Iyengar yoga books and popular yoga videos.

2)   Swami Yogananda Maharaj Ji

swami yogananda

World’s oldest yoga teacher Swami Yogananda Maharaj Ji who still practicing and teaching yoga at the age of 105 years. Born on 14th September 1908, swamiji has over 88 years of experience in practicing yoga. Checkout below youtube video in which Swami Yogananda teaching and practicing yoga at International yoga festival in Rishikesh held in 2010.

 

3)   Tao Porchon lynch

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Tao porchon lynch is 95 year young (not old) yoga practitioner has over 75 years yoga practice and over 45 years of yoga teaching experience. She is the founder of Westchester Yoga Institute and still very actively conducting yoga classes and teacher training workshops and retreats. You can learn more about Tao Porchon Lynch at her official website bio.

4)   Daphne Selfe

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Image: veoverde.com

Daphne Selfe is known as world’s oldest model who shared her secret to staying fit, active and beautiful at the age of 85 and the secret is “Regular Practice of Yoga”. Checkout this detailed article published by DailyMail.

I am sure there will be many yogis who are actively practicing and teaching yoga at their older age. I will really appreciate if you can share their name and whatever information you have, I will definitely include them in this article.

 

ABOUT:

Jignesh is a digital marketing consultant and avid yoga lovers who is passionate about learning yoga and spreading words with the world. Currently he is helping various yoga studios by designing, developing and promoting their brands online. Visit his personal website, JigneshGohel.com to learn more about his experience and knowledge.