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Lindsay Bast, B.Sc., N.D. Naturopathic Doctor

Lindsay was raised on the family dairy and beef farm in Wellesley and for six years he and his brother grew organic garlic to help fund their schooling. After graduating from the University of Waterloo in 2001 with Honours in Kinesiology, Lindsay went on to complete his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in June 2005 from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Most of his spare time is spent with his wife and 2 sons.

Laura Baer, RMT Registered Massage Therapist

Laura is a graduate of the Canadian College of Massage Therapy and believes the body has an incredible way of healing itself. With dedication and a good listener it can deepen ones experience of life through healthy and vibrant living. Laura is dedicated to facilitating and listening to the body in order to support it in making the changes it needs to attain the quality of life desired. Laura uses a holistic and integrative approach to her treatments, by treating with all systems of the body in mind; musculoskeletal, myofascial, lymphatic, visceral and craniosacral. Since very young Laura has been seeing a cranio-sacral therapist and has always dreamed of sharing the health and rejuvenation she receives from this treatment. She will be using cranio-sacral therapy as a part of her treatment if requested

John Pronk, B.Sc., N.D. Naturopathic Doctor

John Pronk is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, (BSc. Pre-medical Biological Sciences, 1995). He went on to complete the 4 year program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and received his Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in 1999. John comes to Greenwood with a farming background; for over 15 years he and his family have managed an organic dairy farm in Harriston, Ontario. He has also worked as an organic farm inspector for various organic certification agencies over the past 8 years.


Sheldon Gilchrist, B.Sc., DC Chiropractic Doctor

Sheldon grew up in Waterloo and went on to graduate from the University of Waterloo with a BSc. in 1997. Sheldon then attended National College of Chiropractic and graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2001 and also became a certified Active Release provider. He returned to the area and established the Laurelwood Chiropractic and Wellness Centre in Waterloo. He enjoys a variety of sports including golf, hiking, biking and hockey.

Mary Lou Shantz,
Clinic Assistant

Mary Lou has been working with the company since it opened 12 years ago. She is responsible for most of the daily operations including appointments, invoicing, ordering products and much more. She grew up on a small hobby farm and has lived on a farm since. She enjoys the country life with her four very active kids, ages 14-20 and is proud to have raised them using natural medicine. She enjoys reading, gardening, listening to music and attending her children's various sporting events.

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