Replenish

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MEET OUR TEAM

Jeanine Aquino and Nicoletta Rasizzi, RN, long-time friends and colleagues, have been providing health and wellness products and concierge boutique vitamin infusion services to their clients in the privacy of their own homes, under the medical direction of Dr. Robert J. Aquino. The trio are excited to expand their business and provide these services in a office based setting for those clients looking to enjoy a peaceful oasis. With their guidance and expertise, it’s no wonder why more and more people turn to them for health and wellness products and services.

Dr. Robert J. Aquino


Nicoletta Rasizzi, RN


Nicoletta is a graduate of New York Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing and Minor in Psychology. While at NYIT, she was president of the Student Nurses Association in which she had a vital role in making positive changes to the nursing program. The nursing program gave a unique option to their students if they wanted to specialize in their field. Nicoletta chose to specialize in doing her clinical and volunteered her time in an outpatient cancer center at Queens Hospital Center in Jamaica, N.Y.. She also completed a research community assessment paper on the high causes of breast cancer in Long Island which was nominated to be presented at the NYIT Research Forum Conference.

Nicoletta was a certified Medical Assistant for 10 years prior to her becoming an RN. She worked for Laser and Skin Surgery Center in Manhattan for a few years and assisted in melanoma excisions. MOHS surgery for skin cancer patients including reconstructive facial surgery using skin graft’s and flaps. She also assisted in various laser procedures, Botox and Fillers.

Nicoletta was also a head nurse for a plastic surgeon in Long Island and assisted in different procedures, circulated and did PACU.

Nicoletta became interested in the Integrative/holistic field and accepted a position at Linchitz Medical Wellness. There she was taught and was very interested in the holistic and Naturopathic field of medicine. Her passion grew from this field which lead her to one day open a Wellness/Integrative medical center with a holistic twist.


Jeanine Aquino, Practice Manager


Jeanine is an accomplished operations leader who provides healthcare regulatory and management consulting services to the New York healthcare industry. Jeanine has been in the healthcare field for over 25 years and has worked in executive leadership roles for various types of organizations, including multi-specialty group practices and hospitals. Jeanine has a keen understanding of interrelationships between people, processes, and operations in complex, highly regulated business environments. Jeanine strives to be a catalyst for change, growth, and delivering best-in-class performance, while being versatile and accomplished in championing initiatives that achieve exceptional results. Jeanine holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration from St. John’s University and a Masters Degree in Health Care Administration from the New School For Social Research. Jeanine is the recipient of the Queens Chamber of Commerce 2006 Business Woman of the Year award.

In September 2016, Jeanine was appointed to the Board of Directors for the New York Association of Healthcare Quality.

Over the last three years Jeanine has expanded her focus to include the delivery of quality outcomes in the Integrative Medicine and Wellness field.

Karyn Galletta-Brodala, RN & Reiki Master

Karyn’s heartfelt desire to help people heal themselves physically and emotionally stemmed from childhood. Her greatest inspiration was her grandmother, who was unable to achieve her own goal of becoming a registered nurse because she was unable to do so herself. Karyn fulfilled her and her grandmother’s lifelong dream’s when she earned her Nursing degree from Farmingdale State College 12 years ago. As she began in the industry Karyn realized that she wanted to blend Eastern practices into her health profession and help people on an emotional and spiritual level in addition to the physical. She went on to become a Reiki master from the International Center for Reiki Training and utilized her practices with chemotherapy patients for years. Her genuine warmth and calming disposition allow Karyn to truly connect with anyone that has the pleasure to work with her.

Mary Beth Knape,  Concierge & Yoga Coordinator


Mary Beth has been practicing all different styles of yoga since 2006. Her practice has helped her to grow physically, mentally, and emotionally, both on and off the mat. As her love of yoga and her experiences grew she realized that she was destined to become a teacher and help others to achieve their highest sense of self. She received her 200 hour based certification in Hawaii 2 years ago through the Yoga Alliance and when she returned she started her own boutique company teaching primarily in New York City to all different sized groups and private clients. Her styles of classes vary depending on her target audience but she’s known for her energetic disposition, creative sequencing, and intuitive playlists. No two classes that she teaches are exactly alike. Her styles are drawn from her immense background of hatha yoga, yoga flow, power yoga, yin yoga, dance, fitness and anatomy to uniquely weave together a master class she puts together for her students.


Our goal is to enhance one’s quality of life and overall appearance by combining wellness and integrative therapies with the utmost personalized care.


Here at Replenish, we strive to go above and beyond the call of duty to keep you comfortable. Count on us to help you reduce your stress and improve your health while feeling pampered in a calm and relaxing setting.

 


OUR AFFILIATES


Dr. Pina LoGiudice


Hailed as a "world expert" by Dr. Mehmet Oz of the Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Pina LoGiudice is truly a well-recognized expert in the field of natural medicine. 


Dr. Pina completed five years of training in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture from the leading accredited University for science-based natural medicine, Bastyr University. Prior to naturopathic school, she received her Bachelor's degree and completed her pre-medical studies at the University of Rochester. 


Dr. Pina is licensed as an acupuncturist in the State of New York, and is considered a naturopathic doctor in the State of Washington, where naturopathic doctors are licensed to practice medicine. She enjoys working with various conditions - and especially enjoys helping each woman prepare her body for pregnancy and works extensively with natural and Chinese medicines for children's best health. She is the author of The Little Book of Healthy Beauty  and a co-author in the third edition of the Textbook of Natural Medicine  and recently authored an original chapter on Pregnancy and Primary Prevention for the upcoming fourth edition of the Textbook of Natural Medicine, where she teaches other physicians how to prevent disease by modifying the prenatal environment through natural means. Considered a natural medicine expert, Dr. Pina has been asked to appear on National TV, Radio, & National Wed Media.

Dr. Peter Bongiorno

Dr. Bongiorno was a pre-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health, at the National Institute of Mental Health's department of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, and he also researched at Yale University in the department of pharmacology before training at Bastyr University in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture. 


Dr.  Bongiorno teaches and gives lectures on integrative medicine nationally. He is an expert blogger for Psychology Today and has appeared multiple times on national FOX news programs. He is a prolific author and has helped to co-author multiple works and is very proud of his latest professional texts Holistic Therapies for Anxiety and Depressions, How Come They're Happy and I'm Not - The Complete Natural Program for Healing Depression for Good, and Put Anxiety Behind You.