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Dave Surman BFA, R.Ac, R.TCMP

Health Centre Specialist

Dave Surman BFA, R.Ac, R.TCMP


Toronto Richmond John
267 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON
M5V 3M6

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Personal Biography

David has been involved in Eastern Medicine for over 25 years beginning with Qigong training in the 1980’s while completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in music. Having studied eastern philosophy and martial arts, he became fascinated with the medical model used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). He first trained in Shiatsu Therapy, before studing Chinese Herbal Medicine followed by clinical internship in China and returned to study acupuncture and complete a comprehensive doctoral diploma. David recently spent 4 years in China, teaching and studying at 2 different medical universities while taking postgraduate TCM courses, martial arts, and Thai massage training in Chiang Mai. “What I love about Eastern Medicine is its multifaceted, holistic approach to wellness and its emphasis on tapping into the mind and body’s innate wisdom and healing potential”.


York U.;The Qigong Research and Practice Center; The Shiatsu School of Canada; Institute for Traditional Chinese Herbal Therapy; Guangzhou U. of TCM; Montreal T’ai Chi Society; Toronto School of TCM; Hangzhou Medical U.;ITM Thailand


Acupuncture, Cupping, Shiatsu, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Exercise Therapy based on Qigong and T’ai Chi movement.


Innerqi Centre - owned and operated an Eastern Medicine clinic in Toronto. Dave has over two decades of combined experience as a Qigong Instructor, TCM Practitioner, Acupuncturist, and Tai Chi Instructor