Dorit Brauer Standing with her paintings


Dorit Brauer studied painting and fine arts at the Avni Art Institute in Tel Aviv – Jaffo, Israel, from 1989 – 1993.

In 1997 the Department of Culture & Art of the Tel Aviv – Jaffo municipality in Israel featured Brauer’s A Passion of Color exhibition. 

She considers the creation of art a sacred ritual. Her paintings have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Israel, Germany and the US.


Dorit Brauer is a Healing Power of Art Artist by Manhattan Arts International


She is the author of the award-winning book Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth chronicling her modern day pilgrimage in which she embarks onto a 7,430-mile solo motorcycle adventure across the US. On her journey, Dorit recounts poetic life stories spanning her youth on a dairy farm in Germany, a 10-week solo-backpacking trip in Brazil, the turmoil of living in Tel Aviv, to her most recent chronicles in the United States.

As Dorit travels cross-country from labyrinth to labyrinth, these stories are woven together intricately to provide insights allowing the reader to reflect on their own spiritual journey.

British author Sig Lonegren, says Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth feels like a gentle overview of alternative thinking wrapped in a “Travels with Charley” (Steinbeck) package.

Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes – A Spiritual Adventure Into Life’s Labyrinth has been praised as “Life-changing” and “The best book you’ll ever read.”

Pittsburgh-based Brauer Institute for Holistic Medicine

Dorit Brauer is a graduate of the Mahut College for Complementary Medicine and Holism in Tel Aviv, Israel, and has practiced Holistic Reflexology and taught Meditation & Guided Imagery at the Center for Integrative Medicine on the team of Dr. David Servan-Schreiber at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1999 to 2003. Dorit Brauer also taught for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and at other corporate sites.

She is the owner and founder of The Brauer Institute for Holistic Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Recognition: Immigrant Entrepreneur Award

In 2016 Dorit received the Immigrant Entrepreneur Award from Global Pittsburgh in recognition of her achievements and enriching the Pittsburgh region with her talent and tenacity since her arrival in 1998.

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