Articles of Interest


Nindy’s Smoothie Bowl Recipe!



1 cup of cold filtered water
handful of berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) – frozen or fresh
huge handful of kale or spinach
1 scoop of whey or vegan protein
1 tsp of cinnamon
1 tbsp of ground flax seeds
1 tbsp of chia seeds
1 tbsp of Hemp seeds
1 tsp of Moringa leaf

Get to Know Your Practitioners Better: Monica Lazarescu

An Interview with Monica



Q: How did you get into your current career/what made you decide to peruse this career?


A: Growing up I always watched my mother and my grandmother connecting with people and helping out as much as they could in their community. My mother was a nurse, and by nature, she was caring and

For the LOVE of Chocolate!

By Nindy Grewal, Holistic Nutritionist 



It is February and cold, but many of us look forward to seeing the bright red boxes filled with chocolates and cinnamon hearts that adorn the stores at this time of year.  This is a month to love – right?  Well what if you just keep going from loving Christmas baked

Reiki Level 1 Training with Trudy Parolin!

Massage & Brain Chemistry by Jen Hyland, R.M.T.

When people ask me why they feel relaxed after their massage, my answer is that a reflexive action of massage is to encourage your parasympathetic nervous system – the one that lets you rest, and makes you sleepy while you digest food, and turns down the action of your sympathetic nervous system – the one

Sharks in Beauty

By Dr. Jen Newell

A few weeks ago I had the unbelievable opportunity to snorkel with the team of One Ocean Diving to see Galapagos sharks up close and personal without a cage. Swimming with these magnificent creatures was one of the most profound experiences of my life. The media most often depicts sharks as blood-thirsty,

Massage Away Sinus Issues by Jen Hyland, R.M.T.

Article by Jen Hyland, R.M.T.

This time of year, too many of my clients have been coming in on the tail end of a cold, feeling run down, achy, and annoyed that even though they are almost better, they can’t breathe through their nose. 

Sinus congestion caused by allergies or a cold can include: swelling (inflammation) of

Christmas Blessings


By Trudy Parolin, RMT, Reflexologist, Reiki Master


As December quickly approaches and the excitement and wonder of the Christmas Season begins to creep its way into my cells, I am aware of the feeling of just how truly happy I am…what a blessing life is and how truly grateful I am for everything that I have,

Getting to Know your Practitioners – Jen Hyland, RMT

We are excited to welcome the newest member of Lakeside’s integrative health care team, Jen Hyland, who is a Registered Massage Therapist.

The following is an interview that took place with Jen to allow us all to get to know her better.


Q: How did you get into your current career/what made you decide to peruse this career?


Sharing your Practice with your Children

My yoga practice has flourished in waves over the past 10 years, keeping me grounded and healthy through various stages in my life.  Watching my five year old daughter start to use her own yoga tools has taken this journey even further.  When opportunities for me to explore movement and breathing with kids started to