We are a prosperous, family owned and operated, Asian healing arts clinic in Northwest Austin. We have over 25 years of combined experience that we bring together with a zeal for helping others regain and maintain their health.


We specialize in a holistic approach to medicine. We provide each patient with comprehensive care in the form of acupuncture, shiatsu and manual therapy, herbs, dietary advice, and exercise and lifestyle recommendations so you can reach your goals of improved performance, injury rehabilitation and disease recovery.


Tao Health Clinic offers a full range of services for those who seek to improve their health, optimize their athletic performance or recuperate from disease or injury. We offer diverse modalities of healing arts such as shiatsu, manual therapy, herbs, and acupuncture.



Devon Hornby, LMT, MTI

Devon is renowned for his ability to quickly and effectively treat pain and discomfort. He has worked with world class athletes as well as people from all walks of life. With manual therapy he works with postural alignment, injury rehabilitation and chronic pain.

Devon is a licensed massage therapist and a highly regarded healing arts practitioner. He has been practicing the healing arts for twenty years. His practice of manual therapy is founded in many years of experience and training. He studied tuina (Chinese manual therapy) at the Rising Sun School of Somatic Arts, acupuncture and herbs at the Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Tao Shiatsu under the lineage founder, Ryokyu Endo sensei. He brings a profound understanding of anatomy and physiology, having taught for over five years, together with a practical sense of the body to craft effective and efficient treatments for a wide range of complaints and conditions.


Devon is an avid recreational runner. A former champion orienteerer Devon has a deep understanding of importance of optimal performance in all aspects of athletics. Devon has also been practicing the martial arts for thirty years. He has devoted the last fifteen years to the practice and study of tai chi and qigong. He has studied under numerous internal gongfu and qigong teachers and currently studies with and teaches in the style of Sifu Fong Ha. Devon is dedicated to promoting a lifestyle that is in accord with the universal principles of integrity, inner strength and personal transformation.


Devon has studied with a number of great teachers and masters of qigong, meditation, healing, and martial arts. He synthesizes the essence of what he has learned in a practical and straightforward manner. Devon�s practice of manual therapy and his classes reflect his dedication to make the profound heritage of Asian medicine accessible and approachable for anyone who wishes to improve their health and reach towards their full potential.


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You can contact Devon at 512.799.4186 or by email.




Dixie Shive Hornby, L.Ac., FABORM

(Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine)

Dixie Hornby is a licensed practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Zen Shiatsu. She effectively combines acupuncture, herbs and shiatsu to treat a wide range of complaints. An excellent practitioner with a broad range of skills--including the treatment of allergies, metabolic disorders and emotional stress--Dixie is most passionate about assisting patients through any type of transition in their lives, be it smoking cessation, weight loss, trauma recovery, or perimenopause.


Dixie is a fertility specialist. She is a fellow of the American Board of Reproductive Oriental Medicine. She has a wealth of knowledge and a tremendous amount of experience treating reproductive and gynecological issues, including infertility, PCOS, endometriosis, menarche related conditions, perimenopause, menopause and more. Dixie has worked with countless patients to achieve fertility naturally as well as through reproductive technologies such as IVF and IUI.



Dixie is a Central Texas native with deep roots in the Austin area.

After graduating from The University of Texas� Plan II Honors Program, Dixie taught ESL for Teach For America, and then completed 1L studies at the exceptionally competitive University of Texas School of Law. Not having found spiritual fulfillment in law, she took a leave of absence to satisfy her curiosity about Traditional Chinese Medicine and never looked back.


Dixie has a no-nonsense, straightforward approach to the healing arts.

She strives to help people incorporate the principles of Chinese health into their lives simply and effectively.


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Dixie Hornby



11917-B Oak Knoll

Austin, Texas


Devon Hornby