World”s Oldest Yoga Teacher…@ 98 years!!!!

Connie is the world’s bendiest pensioner

Connie Dennison

She’s a leg-end … Connie Dennison has taught her yoga class at a church for 40 years
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GREAT-GRAN Connie Dennison is set to take the title of world’s oldest yoga teacher — at the age of 98.

Connie — who has done the bendy exercises since the 1930s — has taught a weekly class at a Dunfermline church for 40 years.

She said: “I’d be in a wheelchair if I didn’t have yoga. it’s a great way to look after your body.” Canadian Ida Herbert, 96, currently holds the Guinness World Record title.

Connie Dennison

Spry … Connie says yoga keeps her mobile

But Connie, of North Queensferry, said teaching yoga to “the girls” — some of whom are in their EIGHTIES — was more important than the record. Pupil Sophia Henderson, 88, said: “I wouldn’t be surprised to be attending her classes when she turns 100.”


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2 thoughts on “World”s Oldest Yoga Teacher…@ 98 years!!!!

  1. Saiyee srivatsan January 19, 2013 / 12:02 pm

    Even though I have been doing, I am inspired by her faith in yoga. It shows the rich values of yoga and it is proved that it can be done at any age

  2. A V Ramanathan January 19, 2013 / 12:24 pm

    It is a great tribute and salutation to the author of Yoga from ancient India, Pathanjali Maharishi. What majority Indians have forgotten, westerners are practising devotedly and reaping huge benefits.Let’s take it to heart seriously!

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