John Candea L.Ac.

John has over 40 years experience in the healing and movement arts. His early teachers include Baba Hari Dass (Yoga) and Pierre Pannetier (Polarity Therapy). He began practicing Tai Chi Chuan in 1973. John was certified in massage in 1980. He received his degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College, and was licensed in New Mexico in 1985. He received National Certification (NCCAOM) in 1986. He has been licensed in Colorado since 1990.

Yoga has been important part of John's life since his twenties. In 2016 he received teaching certification from Sadhana West Yoga Studio in Niwot, Colorado.


John is also a singer-songwrighter and has put over 20 Walt Whitman poems to music.


"My family and I have been coming to the Buena Vista area for over 25 years. I finally decided to make this my home. I am here to assist you in achieving your health goals through safe and effective therapies, counseling and classes. Please feel free to call me if you have any questions or for a free consultation."