Join a once-in-a-lifetime experience with two pioneers and Great Dames of Yoga: 99-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch and 76-year-old Rama Jyoti Vernon. Hear stories and insights on yoga, life and forging peace in the world. Both women are founders of early yoga organizations in America and have been life-long activists. In addition to being a French Resistance fighter in World War II, Tao marched with both Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rama has led peace missions across the globe. During the 1980s, Tao traveled to the Soviet Union as a citizen diplomat with Rama. In 1995, they were together again for Yoga for Peace in Israel. This special conversation will be moderated by yoga teacher and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy. The evening will open with “Peaceful Music with a Groove” by Valerie Romanoff and friends.
This conversation will be moderated by Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy, a Harvard Business School-trained strategist, award-winning author, transformational specialist, and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader recognizing her “professional accomplishments, commitment to society and potential for shaping the future of the world.” She is a sought-after teacher/speaker/moderator and uses her multidisciplinary background for greatest impact from teaching yoga to global leaders on The Great Wall of China and being the keynote for Estee Lauder’s Global Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign event in Santiago, Chile, to being a Discussion Leader for the Economics of Happiness at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland and discussing heart-centered leadership at the Bled Strategic Forum in Slovenia. As President of Power Living Enterprises, Inc., she helps people thrive at work and in life by training executives and others integrating modalities such as coaching, mindfulness, positive psychology, yoga, integrative health and energy management.