Katie McBrearty-Shields, L.Ac., RYT 200 is owner of Ancient Arts Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine
​Katie believes we should never stop learning ways to help others. She feels very blessed to have the opportunity to help others through several modalities, and enjoys seeing people's health, mind and body improve.
  She started Ancient Arts Acupuncture in 2002 after receiving her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. She graduated from Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.   She holds a Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine license in the State of Texas.  
  Katie works with patients to help change the way they treat themselves.  She educates them on diet, exercise and how to care for their general well being.  She believes that is the first step in caring for our body and mind.  With these changes the acupuncture treatments can work to calm the body, get rid of pain, allergies, etc.
  Katie also teaches yoga.  Currently she is teaching at Yoga Yoga Northwest and she does private and small group classes in her home.  Please feel free to call for more information.
  Katie was born and raised on a small farm in south Austin.  She has two children, a son and daughter who are both raising families in Austin.  She also has two step sons.  In her spare time you will find Katie playing with he wonderful grandchildren and practicing yoga.
  Katie's goal is to help the people of Austin achieve their health and wellness goals.  She believes in a holistic approach to health and eating habits can cure a number of common health related problems.