QUINN CAYA, LMT, RYT, LAc., MSA is committed to professionalism and integrity in his clinical practice. His work centers on patient specific therapeutic approaches rooted in holistic and integrated care and promoting integrated lifestyle design for optimal living. He is Licensed to practice Acupuncture and Massage Therapy in the state of New York and holds Registered Yoga Teacher level of RYT-500.
Caya earned a master's of science degree in acupuncture & oriental medicine and a second master's of science in Chinese herbal medicine from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (FLSAOM). There, he studied acupuncture & moxibustion, cupping & gua sha, tui na (Chinese medical massage), Chinese herbal medicine, taijiquan, qigong, eastern dietary therapy, western biomedicine and completed clinical internship rotations. Caya visited the Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Hangzhou, China for additional exposure to Chinese Medicine. He holds a bachelors of professional studies (BPS) from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) and an Associates of Applied Science (AAS) in Medical Massage Therapy from Trocaire College. He has earned several yoga teaching certifications from Open Sky Yoga.
Caya's background in the allied health professions and lifelong immersion in yoga, qigong and martial arts informs a practical, empathetic approach to patient care. As clinician, he supports patients achievement of the goals that they set for themselves. He works with individuals from all walks of life and has interest in pain management (especially back pain), rehabilitation, athletic performance, and mens' health.
Residence at Kripalu Yoga Ashram through his formative years had a profound impact on his life. He began teaching yoga and practicing reiki in 2003. In his teens he began training in qigong and martial arts (gong-fu, kuntao silat, taijiquan, baguazhang and systema). In 2004, he established Sun Moon Yoga & Martial Arts and then Yoga Therapeutics in 2006.
Caya has taught courses and seminars in colleges, public schools, yoga and wellness centers and played a leading role in establishing the Universal Yoga Program at the University at Buffalo. He has also worked in health care facilities, including Roswell Park Cancer Institute, WNY Pulmonary Center, Rochester Health Center and the Canandaigua Veterans Hospital.