World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Might Also Be World's Happiest PersonCassie Murdoch5/17/12 10:25amFiled to: World RecordsTao porchon-lynchYoga93DanceteacherCBStweet34EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkFor a while, we thought that 91-year-old Bernice Bates of Florida was the world's oldest yoga instructor, but it turns out the Guinness Book of World Records has just given 93-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch the official title. She's been teaching yoga for 61 years, and it has kept her in amazing shape. She loves doing it, saying, "I am going to teach yoga until I can't breathe anymore. Then it's going to carry me to the next planet. I love yoga. It brightens my day, and it makes everybody smile."