The Checkup: Guinness Names 93-Year-Old World’s Oldest Yoga Teacher

Tao Porchon-Lynch has been teaching yoga for 61 years.

• I’m not trying to slack off here (it is Friday, however … ), but I think the CBS News clip below does a better job of telling the story of 93-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch, a yoga instructor recently named the world’s oldest by Guinness World Records. The highlights: She’s been teaching yoga for 61 years, can do a crazy poses people 50 years her junior couldn’t even dream of, and is a competitive tango dancer on the side (her partner is 69 years younger than she is). Enjoy.

• Are vegetarians sissies? A new study suggests that men are less likely to go meatless because meat is associated with masculinity.

• Start pounding those lattes: New research found that people who drink a lot of coffee (we’re talking four to five cups a day) live longer than those who have one or none.

Around the Web

Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.