Senior Tai Chi Program                                  


Austin Senior Tai Chi


Try a FREE beginner intro class. Students aged 60+ qualify for up to 40% off. 

A Life Changing Senior Tai Chi Program

We’ve been teaching Tai Chi in Austin for over 30 years now, and we’ve seen the many ways it has improve countless people’s lives, especially when it comes to ages 60+.



Stress Relief


& Much More.

About Us

30 Years In Austin

After moving to Texas for grad school, Joe Schaefer and Sheryl Schaefer decided to switch gears and start teaching one of their favorite hobbies: Kung Fu. They wanted to build a community that was fun, friendly, and supportive, where people of all ages could learn traditional martial arts without any hidden prices or big egos. Now, 30 years later, Austin Kung Fu & Tai Chi is a strong and supportive family that’s still growing every day. Thousands of students have passed through their school, and the martial arts community they helped build has expanded into several more cities.

Our Tai Chi program has especially expanded over the years. We offer special discounts for all of our many senior students, and have taught people of all ages to find their inner calm through movement and breathing.


The Essence Of Austin Kung Fu & Tai Chi

This video, shot in 2017, showcases the positive community we strive to create in our school. After being at this location for 10 years, we went fully online for most of the pandemic. NOW, we’ve moved to a new, bigger studio space in North Austin and are excited for the future. 

Read Some Inspiring Posts From Master Joe’s Blog

Kung Fu For Kids in Austin

Austin Kids Kung fu teaches a traditional Chinese martial art that has been practiced for centuries. It is known for its fluid and graceful movements, as well as its focus on discipline and self-control. Kung fu is an excellent activity for kids, as it helps to...

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The Benefits of Tai Chi For Seniors In Austin TX

The Benefits of Tai Chi For Seniors In Austin TX Exercising as a senior can feel difficult and daunting, and the idea of learning martial arts may sound especially intimidating. However, the ancient art of Tai Chi is actually perfect for seniors and comes with...

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Reasons To Do Tai Chi

5 Excellent Reasons To Do Tai Chi There are hundreds of people of all ages improving their lives through Tai Chi classes in Austin, TX. But what are some of the specific ways that this ancient martial art can serve you? Here are just five of the many, many health and...

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