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Directors

Suzanne Serfaty

Co-Owner & Director

Suzanne discovered The WOMB in 2015 when she visited the Milton location to take a course, and immediately fell in love...

Ilana Katz

Co-Owner & Director

Ilana met Suzanne in 2014 while attending one of Suzanne’s mom and baby classes. Their daughters were the same age...

Founders

Lorri Fleming

Founder

Lorri Fleming has a deep interest in nature, travel, health, personal growth and fostering deep connections to family and friends...

Angie Stenback

Founder

Angie Stenback is a woman who is inspired by nature, who is passionate about everything she does, and who seeks to inspire...

Acupuncture

Dr Romina Hajighadimi

Chiropractor


Introducing Dr.Romina, your dedicated partner in the pursuit of holistic wellness, particularly in women's health and prenatal care...

Dr. Aida Martinez

Naturopathic Doctor


After completing a Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba, Dr. Aida's love and fascination with natural methods of supporting...

Dr. Nicole Tillie

Naturopathic Doctor


Dr. Nicole’s goal is to make your health simple and uncomplicated. She is a firm believer in treating the patient as a whole...
Dr. Michelle Zemari - Chiropractor - The WOMB Vaughan

Dr. Michelle Zemari

Chiropractor


Dr. Michelle Zemari is a family Chiropractor and Acupuncture provider with a special interest in prenatal, postnatal, and pediatric care. She...

Rong (Ivy) Xiao

Registered Massage Therapist and Licensed Acupuncturist

Ivy Rong Xiao is a graduate from the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, one of the top...

Breastfeeding Support

Aibhne Stranks

Lactation Consultant

Aibhne, or AJ, (pronounced Aiv-nee, an old Irish Gaelic name meaning “river”), is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant..

Chiropractic Care

Dr Martin Gurvey

Chiropractor


Dr Martin Gurvey is looking forward to caring for the patients of The WOMB Vaughan. He has over 40 years of chiropractic clinical...

Dr Romina Hajighadimi

Chiropractor


Introducing Dr.Romina, your dedicated partner in the pursuit of holistic wellness, particularly in women's health and prenatal care...
Dr. Michelle Zemari - Chiropractor - The WOMB Vaughan

Dr. Michelle Zemari

Chiropractor

Dr. Michelle Zemari is a family Chiropractor and Acupuncture provider with a special interest in prenatal, postnatal, and pediatric care. She...

Client Care Team

Stephanie De Marchi

Care Coordinator

Stephanie is a Nutrition and Food Graduate from Ryerson University, with a specialization in Food Security and Preventative Healthcare...

Samara Esack

Care Coordinator

Samara is currently working towards her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Toronto Metropolitan University. After completing her Maternal & Child Health...

Yasmeen El Sherbini

Care Coordinator

Yasmeen is currently working towards completing her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Health Science at York University, and...

Nicole Jarosz

Care Coordinator

Nicole is currently working towards completing her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology at the University of Toronto and hopes to pursue a career in women's health as a future...

Ilana Katz

Care Coordinator

Ilana is a Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Undergraduate Degree in Health Sciences, as well as her Master of Clinical...

Simer Saini

Care Coordinator

Hello! I am Simer Kaur Saini, a recent Honors of Bachelor of Science graduate from the University of Toronto. With valuable experience...

Josef Serfaty

Care Coordinator

Since 2014, Josef Serfaty, a.k.a. Coach Josef, has been guiding his clients toward their fitness goals, whether it's fat-loss, increased...

Suzanne Serfaty

Care Coordinator

Suzanne discovered The WOMB in 2015 when she visited the Milton location to take a course, and immediately fell in love...
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Lyna Tim

Care Coordinator

Lyna studied Criminology and Legal Studies at York University and has a variety of interests and experience working in fields ranging from hospitality, retail...

Craniosacral Therapy

Deepak Deepak - Manual Osteopath - The WOMB Vaughan

Deepak Deepak

Osteopathic Manual Practitioner⁠

Deepak is a Manual Osteopathic Practitioner who is highly skilled, and very experienced in the field of healthcare. He holds a...

Preeya Laxman

Craniosacral Therapist ⁠

Preeya is an Infant Craniosacral Therapist specializing in the delicate and transformative practice of craniosacral therapy tailored specifically for newborns...

Mark Levine

Manual Therapist, Craniosacral Therapist

Mark has been in practice since 1990 and has come to be widely recognized as a skilled and compassionate practitioner and teacher...

Pauline Pioro-Renard

Registered Massage Therapist

Pauline is a Registered Massage Therapist with a focus on pregnancy and babies. She received a BSc in Kinesiology from York University which...

Doulas

Sari Bowrin - Birth and Postpartum Doula - The WOMB Vaughan

Sari Bowrin

Postpartum Doula

As a mother of 4, Sari has always had a love for children, and from a young age, always wanted to be a mom. When...

Sarah Chateau

Postpartum Doula

Hi! My name is Sarah Chateau and I'm a postpartum doula! I offer both evening and overnight work.
Suki Gaetz - Doula - The WOMB Vaughan

Suki Gaetz

Birth & Postpartum Doula

Suki is a woman with a genuine, creative and real approach to life, whose passion for all things Birth and...

Lashaun Gordon

Postpartum Doula

Lashaun is a Postpartum Doula. She was born and raised in Toronto and grew up as the oldest of 3...
Charmaine Hinds - Full Spectrum Doula - The WOMB Vaughan

Charmaine Hinds

Birth, Postpartum, Fertility & Bereavement Doula

Charmaine is a professional Full Spectrum Doula (fertility, birth, bereavement, trauma...

Laura Hogan

Postpartum Doula

Laura's journey to becoming a certified Postpartum Doula began as a teenager who found cozy corners...
Helen Monge - Birth, Postpartum and Bereavement Doula - The WOMB Vaughan

Helen Monge

Birth, Postpartum & Bereavement Doula

Helen is a Birth, Postpartum and Bereavement Doula with over 32 years working...

Tracy Mwalumba

Birth & Postpartum Doula

Tracy Mwalumba is a certified Full Spectrum Birth and Postpartum Doula with a profound dedication to supporting...
Brittney Norman - Doula - The WOMB Vaughan

Brittney Norman

Birth & Postpartum Doula

Brittney is a trained Birth and Postpartum Doula as well as a Breastfeeding counsellor. ⁠Her ultimate goal is to support...

Rugina Otobo

Postpartum Doula

Rugina is excited to be part of The WOMB team as a Postpartum Doula. Rugina especially loves working...

Nicole Switzer

Postpartum Doula

The beginning of motherhood was not what Nicole had pictured. Her own birth and postpartum experience led her...

Anastasia Simpson

Birth & Postpartum Doula

I'm Anastasia and I am a Certified Holistic Doula through Doula Canada. I am a mother of a...

Holistic Life Coaching

Josef Serfaty

Personal Fitness & Mindset Coach

Since 2014, Josef Serfaty, a.k.a. Coach Josef, has been guiding his clients toward their fitness goals, whether it's fat-loss...

Holistic Nutrition

Leora Barak

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Leora Barak, BA, RHN is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist practicing in the city of Vaughan, Ontario. She is a graduate...

Holistic Sleep Coaching

Krystyn Apothecary

Sleep Coach Kristyn (she/her) has been practicing in the world of sleep medicine since 2010. Over the years she has...

Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Aida Martinez

Naturopathic Doctor

After completing a Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba, Dr. Aida's love and fascination with natural methods of supporting...

Dr. Nicole Tillie

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Nicole’s goal is to make your health simple and uncomplicated. She is a firm believer in treating the patient as a whole...

Occupational Therapy

Randi Kepecs - Occupational Therapist - The WOMB Vaughan

Randi Kepecs

Occupational Therapist (Pediatrics)

Randi Kepecs is an Occupational Randi Kepecs is an Occupational Therapist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant who has...

Orthopedic Physiotherapy

Kiren Kaloty

Pediatric and Orthopedic Physiotherapist


Kiren is registered to practice in the province of Ontario by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Liron Kvaterman

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Liron has always had an interest in pregnancy, labour and delivery, and postpartum care. These interests naturally...

Osteopathy / Manual Therapy

Deepak Deepak - Manual Osteopath - The WOMB Vaughan

Deepak Deepak

Osteopathic Manual Practitioner⁠

Deepak is a Manual Osteopathic Practitioner who is highly skilled, and very experienced in the field of healthcare. He holds a...

Mark Levine

Manual Therapist, Craniosacral Therapist

Mark has been in practice since 1990 and has come to be widely recognized as a skilled and compassionate practitioner and teacher...

Lieu Ngo

Osteopathic Manual Practitioner

Lieu is a Registered Massage Therapist, an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner, and an educator.Prior to the healthcare field, she obtained a...

Pediatric Development

Lisa Dinovitzer - Speech-Language Pathologist - The WOMB Vaughan

Lisa Dinovitzer

Speech-Language Pathologist

Lisa Dinovitzer is an experienced and passionate Speech-Language Pathologist. She has worked in a variety of pediatric settings with...

Kiren Kaloty

Pediatric and Orthopedic Physiotherapist


Kiren is registered to practice in the province of Ontario by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Ilana Katz

Speech-Language Pathologist

Ilana is a Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Undergraduate Degree in Health Sciences, as well as her Master of Clinical Science...

Randi Kepecs

Occupational
Therapist

Randi Kepecs is an Occupational Therapist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant who has devoted her career to...
Atiye Merchant - Speech-Language Pathologist - The WOMB Vaughan

Atiya Merchant

Speech-Language Pathologist

Atiya is a Speech-Language Pathologist with many years of experience working with the paediatric population. She has held positions within...

Danica Petre

Pediatric Physiotherapist


Danica is an experienced Paediatric Physiotherapist, who has dedicated her career to working with children..

Pediatric Physiotherapy

Kiren Kaloty

Pediatric Physiotherapist


Kiren is registered to practice in the province of Ontario by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Danica Petre

Pediatric Physiotherapist


Danica is an experienced Paediatric Physiotherapist, who has dedicated her career to working with children..

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Jackie Grunebaum

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Jackie graduated from the University of Toronto, from the Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine...

Liron Kvaterman

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Liron has always had an interest in pregnancy, labour and delivery, and postpartum care. These interests naturally...

Adriana Spassova

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Adriana Spassova graduated from Queens University where she completed her Masters of Physiotherapy in 2012...

Barbara Szczerba

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Barbara is a passionate Registered Physiotherapist with over 13 years of experience. ⁠⁠In 2013 she started completing...

Michelle Watkin

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

With a background in fitness, kinesiology and physiotherapy, and a passion for pregnancy and babies, Michelle was...

Personal Training, Yoga & Fitness

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Sanjita Ghimire

Yoga Instructor

With over 280 hours of Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) and specialized training with...
Stefanie Hall - Prenatal Yoga Instructor - The WOMB Vaughan

Stefanie Hall

Prenatal Yoga Instructor

Stefanie's yoga journey began while she was pursuing her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies at York University in Toronto, where...

Roxy Menzies

Pilates & Fitness Instructor

Roxy has been a lover of movement her whole life! Upon reflection, there is a pathway through travel, art, work and new opportunities...
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Layla Roche

Yoga Instructor

Layla Roche is a 300-hour Trauma-Informed Yoga Instructor who became certified at seventeen and has...

Suzanne Serfaty

Personal Trainer & Core Confidence Specialist

Suzanne discovered The WOMB in 2015 when she visited the Milton location to take a course, and...

Josef Serfaty

Personal Fitness & Mindset Coach

Since 2014, Josef Serfaty, a.k.a. Coach Josef, has been guiding his clients toward their fitness goals, whether it's fat-loss...
Tender touch Baby massage. Carly Snyders leads a baby massage class at the Maqam Centre in Kensal Rise/Queens Park. 

November 2021
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Carly Snyders

Baby Massage, Baby Yoga, and Pilates Instructor

My name is Carly Snyders. I have been working with children ages newborn til 15 years and Postpartum...

Photography

Phil Wiseman

Photographer

Bio Coming Soon!

Psychotherapy & Counselling

Jackie Coletti

Social Worker

Jackie Coletti has an honours undergraduate degree in Political Science from York University and a Masters in Social Work from Carleton....

Alicia Mandel

Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

Alicia holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) with the CRPO (College of Registered...
Niki Prespakis-Arfo - Psychotherapist - The WOMB Vaughan

Niki Prespakis- Arfo

Psychotherapist

Niki worked in the corporate world for over twenty years when she decided to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a Psychotherapist. With...

Leanne Shapiro

Social Worker

Leanne Shapiro has a Masters Degree in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University, and is a registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of...

Registered Massage Therapy

Melissa Dobrovich

Registered Massage Therapist

Melissa has been practicing Massage Therapy for over 12 years, graduating from Sutherland-Chan School...

Natalya Kravzov

Registered Massage Therapist

Natalya is a Registered Massage Therapist with over 15 years of professional experience, primarily focused on...

Preeya Laxman

Registered Massage Therapist ⁠

Preeya is an Infant Craniosacral Therapist specializing in the delicate and transformative practice of craniosacral therapy tailored specifically for newborns and infants.⁠
Adriana Marcarian - Registered Massage Therapist - The WOMB Vaughan

Adriana Marcarian

Registered Massage Therapist ⁠

Adriana has been a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario for over 23 years. She has a degree in Human...

Lieu Ngo

Registered Massage Therapist

Lieu is a Registered Massage Therapist, an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner, and an educator.Prior to the healthcare field, she obtained a...

Pauline Pioro-Renard

Craniosacral Therapist and RMT

Pauline is a Registered Massage Therapist with a focus on pregnancy and babies. She received a BSc in Kinesiology from York University which...

Rong (Ivy) Xiao

Registered Massage Therapist and Licensed Acupuncturist

Ivy Rong Xiao is a graduate from the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, one of the top...

Scar Release Treatment

Dr. Michelle Zemari - Chiropractor - The WOMB Vaughan

Dr. Michelle Zemari

Chiropractor

Dr. Michelle Zemari is a family Chiropractor and Acupuncture provider with a special interest in prenatal, postnatal, and pediatric care. She...

Speech- Language Pathology

Lisa Dinovitzer - Speech-Language Pathologist - The WOMB Vaughan

Lisa Dinovitzer

Speech-Language Pathologist

Lisa Dinovitzer is an experienced and passionate Speech-Language Pathologist. She has worked in a variety of pediatric settings with...

Ilana Katz

Speech-Language Pathologist

Ilana is a Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Undergraduate Degree in Health Sciences, as well as her Master of Clinical Science...
Atiye Merchant - Speech-Language Pathologist - The WOMB Vaughan

Atiya Merchant

Speech-Language Pathologist

Atiya is a Speech-Language Pathologist with many years of experience working with the paediatric population. She has held positions within...

Parenting and Childbirth Education

Aibhne Stranks

Lactation Consultant

Aibhne, or AJ, (pronounced Aiv-nee, an old Irish Gaelic name meaning “river”), is an International Board-Certified Lactation...

Cheryl Wise

Birth Doula

Cheryl is an educator by training, and a mother of three who has devoted her life towards helping others. Cheryl has directed ...