Intermediate Junior I
Santiago is a Certified Iyengar Teacher at the Intermediate Junior I Level. He has been teaching since 2011 for yoga centers in the state of Virginia, Washington D.C. and New York City. Currently he is a faculty member at the Iyengar Institute of New York and Brooklyn.
Santiago is a close student of senior teacher John Schumacher with whom he trained extensively to become certified and continues to study with regularly. He also studies with other senior teachers such as James Murphy and Lois Steinberg, to name a few.
Santiago’s teaching is an extension of his committed daily practice and passion for the subject of yoga. He aims to inspire students to practice yoga and help them find a deeper connection with themselves. In addition to his yoga training he is a certified massage therapist from the Potomac Massage Training Institute in Maryland — where he worked at the graduate clinic. He has also held administrative roles for Common Ground Healing Arts Center in Charlottesville, Virginia and the Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York.