About this Event
As part of the Austin Veteran Arts Festival, The Old Bakery & Emporium is hosting a free Tai Chi class taught by Air Force Veteran David Pickens.
About Your Teacher:
David Pickens is the former National Chairman of Tai Chi and Kung Fu for the United States Amateur Athletic Union, as well as one of the founders of World Tai Chi Qigong Day in Central Texas. He also was the first person in Texas to instruct Tai Chi for college accreditation in 1977. David is a former USAF veteran and veteran peer counselor for Austin Community College and Austin Samaritan’s veteran’s outreach.
About the Old Bakery & Emporium:
The Old Bakery & Emporium is located on Congress Avenue in downtown Austin at the site of the historic Lundberg Bakery building, just south of the Texas Capitol.
Featuring a Fine Art Gallery, Artisan Store, the Lundberg-Maerki Historical Collection, and Visitor Information Center, the Old Bakery & Emporium exhibits work from local artists who are 50+ years old, and celebrates the rich diversity of Austin's art scene.
Our Artisan Store is filled with art and handmade items that make for a unique Austin souvenir, a gift for a friend, or even a gift for yourself.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Old Bakery and Emporium, 1006 Congress Avenue, Austin, United States