Lauren Simms, M.A., MNT is a Colorado native raised in the greater Denver area. Lauren graduated from Colorado State University with a BA in Sociology and a BS in Psychology. Her enthusiasm to work with troubled youth led her to pursue a MA in Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. While in graduate school, Lauren acquired several group exercise certifications and also became a nationally certified personal trainer. After discovering a new passion in the health and wellness industry, Lauren went on to obtain a Masters in Nutrition Therapy at the Nutrition Therapy Institute (NTI), the nation’s leading private nutrition school. She also attained her certification in Apex Energetics Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis and Endocrinology in order to broaden her scope of nutrition therapy.
Before opening her private practice, Lauren worked as the Nutritional Health Coach for Vitamin Cottage by Natural Grocers. Most recently she joined the team at Integrated Health Systems, where she collaborates with two chiropractic neurologists. Additionally, she is certified in a number of group fitness formats and is an expert personal trainer. You may recognize her from your BODYPUMP or spin classes as she teaches and trains all over the metro area, including Greenwood Athletic Club, 24 Hour Fitness, 5280, the YMCA, and the University of Denver. She loves to run, snowboard, bike, hike, and cook. Lauren enjoys spending time with her friends and family and strives to live life to its fullest…every single day.
Ms. Simms has always had an interest in helping and educating others and has combined her knowledge in nutrition, fitness, psychology and personal experience to help you find your Fuel For Life. It is Lauren’s utmost belief that optimal health and wellness are essential for an improved quality of life. Lauren can teach you how to improve your health and wellness by learning to eat healthier foods and by engaging in the right activities. Lauren strongly believes in the adage, "what you put in is what you’ll get out", and is dedicated to helping you find your ingredients to live.