About Tony Tavares

Tony Tavares is the  founder of Norwood Holistic Health Centre, he has completed acupuncture training programmes at both the Canadian branch of the Beijing Capital University of Medical Sciences and the Institute of Traditional Medicine. Furthermore, he has completed the Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program with the Canadian branch of the Beijing Capital University of Medical Sciences as well as several courses through the world renowned Blue Poppy Enterprises.


Tony is a member of the Ontario Association of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (OAATCM) and the Canadian Association of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (CAATCM). He is also a faculty member at Peterborough's SSC Acupuncture Institute. In addition to his credentials in acupuncture and Chinese medicine, he has over two decades of experience as a leader in the Toronto holistic, wellness and spiritual communities. His experiences are quite varied, as he has worked not only as a registered yoga teacher, but also as a fitness consultant and a Reiki Master. He has also received training in Tuina, Shiatsu and Ayurveda bodywork modalities.