Meet the Teachers

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KATIE MCBREARTY-SHIELDS

Katie is a native Austinite who has been practicing and studying yoga for over 15 years.  She is owner and Acupuncturist of Ancient Arts Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. Where she blends Acupuncture, Herbs and Yoga to help her patients heal.  Katie has a passion for helping people feel strong and confident in their bodies and mind.

Katie grew up with a fun open minded mom who taught her meditation and yoga at a very young age.  Her passion is to share that love with others and help people continue to move and build strength their entire life.

Katie was previously a swimming coach for Texas Aquatics.  She also taught kindergarten at St. Austin’s for a few years.  Her love for people and teaching continues through yoga and acupuncture.

When not teaching or healing others you will find Katie with her wonderful kids and grandkids.  You will find Katie’s classes fun, challenging, strengthening and stretching. She teachers her classes open to all levels and meets her students where they are at.