Shirley has multiple roles within the IDEA Health & Fitness Association. She serves as their Mind-Body Spokesperson, and she is also a Contributing Editor for IDEA Fitness Journal Magazine. Shirley is also an 'IDEA Expert', which means she is a Master Trainer and also a presenter at IDEA conventions.
Shirley has served as a Brand Ambassador for Climawear.
Shirley serves as a Spokesperson for the American Council on Exercise, whose mission is to increase access to unbiased, science-based health and fitness information.
Nicole DeAvilla and Shirley (both certified Yoga Instructors) have collaborated on many projects and yoga practice initiatives.
Shirley wrote the forward to the HIT Method book by Melis Edwards and also served as a mentor for Melis when she started her fitness teaching career.