Daniel Shuman is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher  and a Certified Yoga Therapist. He began to practice postural yoga in 2004, and began teaching in 2009. In July of 2019, Daniel spent a month in Pune, India, studying with the Iyengar family. He continues to work closely with senior teacher James Murphy, with whom he has apprenticed since 2014. Daniel is a faculty member of the Iyengar Institute of New York.

Additionally, Daniel holds a B.A. in Jazz Studies and Performance from William Paterson University. His bass playing is well-documented on over 40 recordings in genres ranging from Americana to metal. As a musician, he has toured most of the continental United States, as well as much of Europe and the U.K.