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Breaking a Guinness World Record for the longest yoga marathon

Two years ago this week, I broke the Guinness World Records™ record for the longest yoga marathon. I practiced for 32 hours straight with occasional pee breaks. Looking back, I am still moved to tears when I think about this incredible experience.

I’m Yasmin, by the way, a yoga teacher, writer and ayurvedic practitioner from Montreal.

I didn’t set out to challenge a Guinness Record.

I wanted to shake up my life and while many colleagues and friends took off for soul exploration in India and Nepal, I was running a yoga studio; so traveling to far away lands wasn’t possible. I figured that, regardless of where I was in the world, I could uncover greater truths about myself through tapas, or focused effort.

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