Patti Bain is a Registered Respiratory Therapist and Neonatal Pediatric Specialist. She received her degree in Respiratory Therapy from Cincinnati State and Technical College in Cincinnati Ohio in 1986. She began her Respiratory Therapy career at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center as a Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care Practitioner. She also trained as an ECMO Perfusionist and was a member of the Transport Team. After almost 15 years at CCHMC, she moved to New York City in 1998 and became the Respiratory Care Manager of the newly opened Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units at New York University Langone Tisch Hospital. She then moved with her growing family to Las Vegas where she has lived since 2001.
Patti has always been active, playing soccer and volleyball in her youth, then participating in triathlons, half-marathons and cycling events. But her love of yoga has spanned her lifetime; from practicing with her mother and grandmother as a child, to using her practice to recover after giving birth to her three daughters.
When she first moved to Las Vegas her children were very young and Patti regularly attended fitness classes; yoga being her favorite. Her instructor asked if she would consider teaching. She attended education and training and became a fitness instructor in 2002 at the Southern Nevada YMCA. She continued her fitness education and training and became a Master Trainer for Yogafit Worldwide in 2007. When her children began preschool in 2005, she became an instructor at Pima Medical Institute and taught the core medical classes for all students entering their programs. She then re-entered the Respiratory Care field in 2008. She has worked in a managerial position at a few Las Vegas acute care hospitals.
She is currently the Director of Cardiopulmonary Services at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center. She oversees several departments including; Respiratory Care, Echocardiography, Electroencephalography, Electrocardiogram Technicians and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. She continues to teach for Yogafit as well as private clients, specializing in those who have cardiac and or respiratory disease.
In her spare time, she enjoys camping and hiking with her daughters and grandchildren.