About the Author: Liz Bahr is an Occupational Therapist who lives in New York City. She specialized in pediatric and neurological populations, but worked with a variety of patients and clients of all ages and abilities. Currently, she gypsies between multiple settings and sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
She holds a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from New York University, A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Human Development) from Georgian Court University and is a Doctoral Candidate at Boston University. Her research examines the role of rehabilitation in global health settings. She is the first person in her immediate family to graduate with a 4-year degree, but doesn’t necessarily believe that college is the best choice for everyone.
Liz is an experienced therapeutic yoga teacher at the 200 and 500 hour level. She is also certified to teach aerial yoga and began multiple programs in the New Jersey region before attending graduate school. She has taught yoga in studios, hospitals, homes and colleges. She has written for the American Occupational Therapy Association on how mindfulness can enhance the lives of clinicians and future clinicians, who are at high risk for burnout.
She is an aunt of many nieces and nephews. They teach her how to be cool and not so nerdy all of the time. She also enjoys petting strangers dogs, writing little poems, drinking lots of coffee and making eye contact with babies. She has won over 10 awards from various institutions for her leadership, academic and humanitarian achievements.
You can be friends with her by clicking on the social media links all over this website. She LOVES making new friends.