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Directors

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...

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...

Founders

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...

Lorri Fleming

Founder

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

Acupuncture

Dr. Aida Martinez

Naturopathic Doctor

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

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. Rula Shaar

Chiropractor

Dr. Rula's passion for chiropractic began during her first year of undergraduate studies. She completed her undergraduate degree in...

Dr. Sarah Seaborn

Chiropractor

Sarah Seaborn, DC, BSc is a chiropractor who has practiced primarily in North York, upon graduating from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic...

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..

Child Life Services

Eden Peters

Certified Child Life Specialist

While obtaining her Master's degree in Child Life and Paediatric Psychosocial Care, Eden recognized her passion for supporting individuals....

Chiropractic Care

Elana Silverman - Chiropractor - The WOMB Vaughan

Dr. Elana Silverman

Chiropractor ⁠

Dr. Elana Silverman earned a diploma in education and a Bachelors in Psychology before obtaining her doctorate in 2004 from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. ⁠

Dr. Rula Shaar

Chiropractor

Dr. Rula’s passion for chiropractic began during her first year of undergradute studies. She completed her undergraduate degree in...

Dr. Sarah Seaborn

Chiropractor

Sarah Seaborn, DC, BSc is a chiropractor who has practiced primarily in North York, upon graduating from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College...

Client Care Team

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 Science...

Jasmine Santiago

Care Coordinator

After graduating with her Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo in 2017, Jasmine began her career at one of the local children’s...

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 strength...

Mia Manito

Care Coordinator

Mia's journey as a yoga teacher started in 2013 when she traveled on her own to Rishikesh, India to complete 200hr Yoga Certification. ...

Sabrina Zainul

Care Coordinator

Sabrina is a DONA Certified Postpartum Doula. She is a trained childbirth and lactation educator working towards certification...

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...

Doulas

Chari Schwartz

Birth Doula

25 years ago, Chari was asked to “hang out” with her pregnant friends and family members because of her calming presence...

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 ...

Deanna Alves

Birth & Postpartum Doula

Deanna has always felt a strong desire to nurture and help others. It came as no surprise that upon learning about doula work...

Nikita Shahamat

Birth & Postpartum Doula

Nikita is a passionate Birth, Postpartum and Overnight Doula. She is a member of the Association of Ontario Doulas...

Rugina Otobo

Postpartum Doula

Bio Coming Soon!


Sabrina Zainul

Postpartum Doula

Sabrina is a DONA Certified Postpartum Doula. She is a trained childbirth and lactation educator working towards...

Sari Chateau

Birth & Postpartum Doula

Bio Coming Soon!



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...

Nicole Bloomberg

Holistic Mindset & Business Coach

Nicole Bloomberg is a sought after Holistic Mindset Coach and Life+ Success Coach with a B.A. from Indiana University...

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

Tamara Jurkin - Holistic Sleep Consultant - The WOMB Vaughan

Tamara Jurkin

Holistic Sleep Consultant

Tamara Jurkin ( pronounced " Yurkin") is a Holistic Sleep Consultant and the Founder of Quiet Moments Wellness.

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

Dilini Mohan

Occupational Therapist (Adults)

Dilini Mohan has spent the past 15 years building expertise in holistic pain and mood management. She is
passionate...

Randi Kepecs

Occupational Therapist (Pediatrics)

Randi Kepecs is an Occupational Therapist who has devoted her career to practicing in paediatrics; working with a wide variety...

Osteopathy / Manual Therapy

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...

Pediatric Development

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...

Jessica Raffa

Communicative Disorders Assistant

Jessica Raffa is a Communicative Disorders Assistant with a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology from the University of Guelph and a ...

Maija Gulens

Speech Language Pathologist

As a seasoned clinician with 20 years experience, Maija is passionate about supporting families with fun, naturalistic play-based approaches...

Randi Kepecs

Occupational
Therapist

Randi Kepecs is an Occupational Therapist who has devoted her career to practicing in paediatrics; working with a wide variety...

Sonia Lena

Paediatric Physiotherapist

Sonia Lena is a registered Physiotherapist and is in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario...

Tanya Barrett

Paediatric Physiotherapist

Tanya Barrett is a registered Physiotherapist, and in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Barbara Szczerba

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

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

Jackie Grunebaum

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Jackie graduated from the University of Toronto, from the Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine in 2002...

Michelle Watkin

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

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

Personal Training, Yoga & Fitness

Alyse Machtinger

Yoga & Music Instructor

Alyse is an Ontario Certified Teacher specializing in early childhood music as well as a certified yoga teacher with her main focus being...

Cynthia Rebong

Pilates & Yoga Instructor

Cynthia is excited to join the pelvic health team at the WOMB Vaughan as a movement (pilates/yoga) instructor....

Jen Adelstein

Personal Fitness & Mindset Coach

Music Instructor


Jill Franks

Personal Trainer and Health Coach

Jill is a Certified Health Coach and Personal Trainer. She has always been passionate about both physical and mental hea...

Josef Serfaty

Personal Fitness Coach


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

Leah Apter

Yoga
Instructor

Leah’s journey as a yoga teacher is constantly evolving as she is always searching for more of the ancient wisdom that yoga has to offer...

Mia Manito

Fitness & Yoga Instructor


Mia's journey as a yoga teacher started in 2013 when she traveled on her own to Rishikesh, India to complete 200hr Yoga Certification...

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...

Stacie Goldin

Yoga Instructor - Adult & Children

Stacie is a 250-hour certified yoga teacher with additional certifications in Yin Yoga and Kids Yoga. She has a Bachelor of Education...

Suzanne Serfaty

Personal Fitness & Mindset Coach

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

Photography

Phil Wiseman

Photographer

Bio Coming Soon!

Psychotherapy & Counselling

Eden Peters

Certified Child Life Specialist

While obtaining her Master's degree in Child Life and Paediatric Psychosocial Care, Eden recognized her passion....

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 University....

Leanne Shapiro

Social Worker


Leanne Shapiro has a Masters Degree in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University, and is a registered Social Worker...

Massina Micoli

Social Worker


Massina has a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto, and is a registered Social Worker...

Shawna Akerman

Psychotherapist


Shawna Akerman balances her career as a special education teacher with YRDSB and psychotherapist...

Registered Massage Therapy

Christina Gouveia

Registered Massage Therapist

Celebrating 10 years in practice, Christina proudly graduated from Sutherland Chan Massage School & Teaching Clinic in June 2011...

Pauline Pioro-Renard

Registered Massage Therapist

Pauline’s massage work highlights wellness through fostering mind and body connection. She truly believes in a holistic approach to health...

Thai Yoga Massage

Mia Manito

Thai Yoga Massage Practitioner

Mia's journey as a yoga teacher started in 2013 when she traveled on her own to Rishikesh, India to complete 200hr Yoga Certification...

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 Consultant...

Sharyn Feldman

Parent Educator

Sharyn wholeheartedly believes that a foundation of mindfulness, curiosity and self-compassion helps deepen the parent-child connection...