Bridget Shields, MFA


Yoga. Nutrition. Art. Education.


She has what you cannot teach….

Yogiraj Alan Finger Founder of ISHTA Yoga

Co-found of YogaWorks

Contact Bridget for info on retreats, classes, workshops & more…

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Bridget Shields, E-RYT 500 is new to Houston, TX

where she teaches Monday nights “Gentle Essentials” at Heights School of Yoga and is part of the Nurture Soul Therapeutics Teacher Training Program. She had been teaching in New York City both privately and in premiere NYC studios for over 14 years including serving as the Yoga Director for Oasis Day Spas, taught at BeYoga, Yogaworks, Reflections Center for Conscious Living, Brooklyn YogaLab, and Devotion.

She has extensive continuing education both in US and India.

She has worked with executives, physicians, scientists, fashionistas, celebrities, educators, teens, children, and helps those in recovery from immune-support conditions and cancer patients. Her vast knowledge and experience in classical Yoga, Ayurveda, Meditation, and Pranayama are unique and specialized for the individual.

Bridget is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT)

She has completed her holistic health certification from Institute for Integrative Nutrition and leads workshops and retreats locally and internationally. She is in demand for her therapeutic style and extensive knowledge of Yoga, Ayurveda and well-being. Her background includes working with a Non-profit 501c3, Fine Art Management in galleries and Private Collections and she holds her Masters in Fine Art.


ISHTA: Alan Finger, Breathing Project
Anatomy: Leslie Kaminoff, Heart of Yoga (Viniyoga) Mark Whitwell,
Anusara, Restorative, Pre & Post-natal, Pranayama & Meditation,
Kaivalyadhama Yoga Therapy with Om Prakash Tiwari, Kundalini level 1
with Gurumukh & Gurushabd, Wise Earth Ayurveda Practitioner with
Mother Maya, TM practioner, Vipassana meditation


Bridget has been featured in:

New York Magazine

Day Spa Magazine

TimeOut NY

New York Sun

Discovery Channel with Dr. OZ

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Hi Bridget, Many thanks for such a fun yet impactful class yesterday – the 80’s music was a treat! I always hear people talking after class about what a great teacher you are – and I agree! The fact that the Saturday class is always filled, that people of all ages attend and that so many people keep coming back is a testament to your ability to observe, assess, keep it meaningful and demonstrate that you care. Living in the city is very stressful and it’s great that at least I have someplace to go every Saturday where I can “breathe”!


YogaWorks Student, 2014