86-year-old yoga instructor honoured for decades of teaching
An 86 year old yoga insturctor has been honoured by the University of Liverpool for reaching a major teaching milestone.
Patricia Merriman's Long Service Award from Sport Liverpool recognises her 30 years of commitment to the University - who say she is a great example of the health benefits of the exercise.
In her 30 years on the yoga mat, Patricia only took one short break from teaching, when she underwent a triple heart by-pass.
But yoga isn't her only hobby, as Adam McClean found out: