We offer:
Manual Therapy for postural alignment, optimal athletic performance, injury recovery, and relief from chronic pain.
Acupuncture for general health and wellbeing, fertility, allergies, perimenopause, and host of other conditions.
Shiatsu for deep relaxation, health maintenance, and rehabilitation.

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“Devon is a miracle worker. Just one example – I have walked into his clinic with a migraine so bad I couldn’t drive myself there and walked out an hour later completely pain free and fully functional. Give him a chance to help you – you won’t regret it!”  Marjorie R.


We are a family owned and operated Asian healing arts clinic in Northwest Austin. We have over 35 years of combined experience in Asian medicine. We bring our years of experience together with a zeal for helping others regain and maintain their health.

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.


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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For more information you can contact Dixie at 512.963.8333 or by email at dixie.hornby@gmail.com.

Devon Hornby, LMT

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. In his practices he specializes in, but is not limited to, hip and back pain, headaches, joint injuries, plantar fasciitis, nerve impingement, as well as most athletic injuries and chronic pain.

Devon is a licensed massage therapist and a highly regarded healing arts practitioner. He has been practicing the healing arts for over twenty five 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. Devon specializes in health maintenance, rehabilitation and pain relief.

Devon has been practicing the martial arts for over forty years. He has devoted the last twenty five 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 at devonhornby@gmail.com.


We are convenient located in North Austin near the intersection of Hwy 183 and Oak Knoll Drive.

119171 Oak Knoll Drive, Suite B, Austin TX 78759

You can reach us by email, text or talk:

Devon – devonhornby@gmail.com or 512.799.4186

Dixie – dixiehornby@gmail.com or 512.963.8333

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