John has been a native of Hickory NC area for many years, he grew up here after moving from Chicago when he was eight. He met his wife in Newton, Hickory's next door neighbor, and are now raising their family there. He has an office in Hickory, at Wepner Wellness Therapy, and has branched out towards the Lake Norman/Huntersville area to offer his services closer to the Charlotte area.
John has been passionate about health in the body, mind, and emotions most of his life. He began receiving chiropractic care and reading books on health and healing at age sixteen. He knows that a lack of health and balance in any area will affect the whole body. He believes in the power and wisdom of our bodies' and mind's ability to heal itself, with the proper guidance.
John has cultivated his skills and gifts to assist others in becoming more aware and self-responsible for their health and life journey in a compassionate and honest ways. He looks towards the deeper levels of the body and psyche in helping to understand, feel, accept, and heal from the physical, mental, and emotional challenges we face.
Through his many years of training, continued development, and experience working with all types of clients; he is able to assist others towards a state of health and embodied vitality.
One of John's most unique training was from the Barbara Brennan School of Healing, where he attended for a total of 7 years as a student (completing all the training programs they had to offer), and then worked for 5 years as faculty. He also teaches and practices Reiki, fell in love with the benefits of craniosacral therapy, and has a traditional massage therapy background.