How a Dedicated Yoga Practice Builds a Better Future: In 5 Steps
YOGA JOURNAL - The first thing I noticed about John Schumacher was his flawless regal posture. It was unsurprising, as the Iyengar lineage—through which he discipled for over 30 years—is reputed for its strict style of alignment and stern disciplinary instruction. Schumacher looked as if he had abhyasa (dedicated practice) in his blood. Yet he also emanated an effortlessly flowing state of gentle kindness and grounded ease. Appearing to be the healthiest and most vibrant 72-year-old I have ever met, he has studied yoga for more than 50 years—longer than most yogis today have been alive. Continue reading the 5 steps described by John Schumacher.
Lifetime Contributors: 12 Loyal YJ Teachers
Yoga Journal - Meet 12 teachers who have spent 40-plus years sharing their practice to help authenticate yoga in America today. John Schumacher is founder of one of the country’s top Iyengar studios.
The yoga boss who won't change his methods to get more customers - BBC
BBC - John Schumacher is one of the calmest bosses you could ever meet, and almost certainly among the most flexible.
Prana, Practice and Power: How does Yoga Change Lives?
Huffington Post - Yoga has the power to touch and transform our lives. But what is that power and where does it come from? Can it even be named or described?
In this interview, Iyengar Yoga teacher John Schumacher discusses the yogic concept of Prana, the life force or creative energy, and the role it plays in the practice of yoga.
International Iyengar Yoga Master
Seashell Lifestyle Magazine - John returned to participate in St. Lucia’s (2nd) Annual Health and Wellness Retreat in November 2012. See what Yoga means to John and what it can mean to you in this interview by Hanna Fitz in Seashell Lifestyle Magazine (pages 24-25).