John Schumacher

John Schumacher has practiced yoga for 40 years and taught in the Washington DC area since 1973. For more than 28 years, he has studied with yoga legend B. K. S. Iyengar, who awarded him one of the few advanced teaching certificates held in the United States. In 1979, John founded the Unity Woods Yoga Center, which has grown to be the largest Iyengar Yoga center in the nation. John’s clear, precise style and his engaging sense of humor have made him one of the country’s leading yoga teachers. Yoga Journal described him as one of “25 American originals who are shaping yoga.” His classes can be downloaded at