QUINN CAYA, MSA, BPS, AAS, LMT, RYT is committed to professionalism and integrity in his clinical practice. His work focuses on patient specific therapeutic approaches, the cultivation of wellness and promoting strategically integrated lifestyle design. Quinn's background in yoga, qigong and martial arts (kung fu, kuntao silat, baguazhang, taijiquan, systema) informs his understanding of breath, posture and movement and a practical, sensitive approach to patient care. Rooted in traditional healing practices and modern science, he works with patients to achieve goals that they set for themselves. Quinn enjoys working with individuals from all walks of life and has interest in pain management, performance, and mens' health.
Quinn is a Licensed Massage Therapist in the State of New York and a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-500). Quinn exceeds standards in training and teaching hours for yoga therapists recommended by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. He is insured by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). Residence at Kripalu Yoga Ashram (1984-1992) had a profound impact on his life and work. He began teaching yoga and practicing reiki in 2003. He trained extensively in qigong and martial arts from 1996 - 2008. In 2004 he established Sun Moon Yoga & Martial Arts and then Yoga Therapeutics in 2006. At Open Sky Yoga, he earned certification in 2 yoga teacher training programs and has been utilizing the power of restorative and therapeutic yoga in patient care since. Graduating with honors, he earned an Associates of Applied Science in Medical Massage Therapy from Trocaire College in 2009. He 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, the Canandaigua Veterans Hospital and other health care facilities.
Quinn holds a bachelors of professional studies from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC). He earned a master's of science in acupuncture & oriental medicine from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (FLSAOM). In his time at FLSAOM, he studied Tuina (Chinese medical massage), taijiquan, qigong, acupuncture & moxibustion, cupping & gua sha, Chinese herbal medicine, eastern dietary therapy along with extensive education in biomedicine. Soon he will complete a second master's of science degree in Chinese herbal medicine from FLSAOM.