To optimize the health benefits, taiji is usually practiced in China outdoors only. In order to catch the daylight, the taiji schedule annually follows TWO sets of time that coincide with the Daytime Saving Time schedule as follows:
Summer Schedule: After the second Sunday in March through the first Sunday in November
Winter Schedule: After the first Sunday in November through the second Sunday in March
Taiji: On the West side of Shoal Creek, between W. 32nd & W. 34th Streets, Austin, TX
Taiji Location on the Google Map:
The Gazebo on the east side of Shoal Creek is an easy landmark to find the Taiji class Site that is on the other side of the Creek:
This is our serene and beautiful taiji class site. It is on the west side of Shoal Creek. A path of big boulders, which is in front of the Gazebo, is available for crossing the Creek. Warning: do not cross the Creek when the boulders are flooded or submerged under water after a heavy rain. You can walk across the Creek on a bridge on the W. 34th Street to reach the taiji class site on the West side, via a paved trail in about 5 minutes:
Parking is available along the east side of Shoal Creek Blvd:
Neidan Qigong: 1502 W. Koenig Lane, Austin, TX, of which the time is arranged individually.
All group taiji classe $60/mo. (Up to 23 classes per month for beginning students)
(This tuition allows regular students to have unlimited access to 18-27 classes per month. Such frequent practice schedule as well as low cost per class is designed to ease the financial burden for the learning of the taijii routine at the beginning and also to help students develop a life style that integrates regular taiji practice on a daily basis.)
Private Sessions: $120/Session.
Taiji Walk-in Rate: $15/Session.
Students/Couples Discount: $5/Mo.
A first time taiji try-out class is FREE.
The Saturday Group Practice is also FREE.
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