Our Team

Jessica Connor

Co-Owner | Doula | Administration

Jessica Connor is a fertility, birth, and postpartum Doula in Bruce County and the surrounding area. She is working on completing her schooling to become a Holistic Reproductive Practitioner. Her passion for childbirth evolved with a fascination with how incredible the human body is and its ability to do hard things. Jessica has two boys, two dogs, and a supportive husband who encourages her to follow her dreams.  Jessica is excited to be a co-owner of The WOMB Bruce County, knowing this will benefit and serve the community.

Cassidy Radic

Co-owner | Registered Health and nutrition Counsellor | Administration

Cassidy is a Registered Health and nutrition Counsellor and Holistic Health Coach at Grey Bruce. After struggling on her health journey, she enrolled in nutrition school and fell in love with holistic health. Cassidy has a knack for simplifying nutrition, allowing families and individuals to create sustainable change. After giving birth during the early pandemic days, Cassidy saw a need for The WOMB Bruce County more now than ever. She is excited to support and connect with local families at The WOMB as her family grows.

Chanel Wainscott

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) | Psychotherapy

Chanel is a **psychotherapist (qualifying)** registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a **certified perinatal mental health specialist.**

The most impactful therapeutic relationships Chanel has experienced have been with clients navigating their well-being and the obligations of parenthood. Her decline in mental health during her first postpartum experience inspired her to focus her passion and expertise on perinatal mental health.

Chanel practices psychotherapy using a client-centered, strengths-based approach. She uses a blend of therapeutic frameworks and is enthusiastic about the benefits of Interpersonal Psychotherapy, an attachment-focused therapy and first-line treatment for perinatal depression.

She is a mother of two who treasures living authentically and overcoming life’s obstacles through creativity and is excited to share these values with The WOMB Bruce County.

Rebecca Grubb

Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Rebecca is a Registered Pelvic Health Physiotherapist and a Perinatal Health Advocate.

Rebecca has a passion for supporting women’s health throughout the lifespan. She educates adolescent females in local school systems, provides pregnant and postpartum women with evidence informed client-centred care and guides post-menopausal women throughout their physical activity and social participation achievements.

Rebecca takes a holistic approach to pelvic health physiotherapy- emphasizing the balance of all influencers and their functions on the pelvic floor muscles.

Rebecca’s own journey throughout pregnancy and postpartum has aided in her self-reflection, both professionally and personally, in order to better empathize and collaborate with her clients. Her vision is to establish a welcoming relationship with all clients in a shared safe space.

Rebecca completed her specialization in pelvic floor physiotherapy over four years ago. Since then, she has developed a sense of warmth and pride for the treatment of all pelvic health symptoms, inquiries and dysfunction(s) for both men and women. She is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to labour and delivery preparation and empowerment for birthing women and their partners.

Rebecca’s personal and professional goal for this community is to establish an individualized core postpartum program designed to facilitate a trusted avenue for all things postpartum and a sense of motherhood bonding and belonging.

She is excited to grow with and alongside you at The Womb Bruce County!

Hailee Harnack

Registered Massage Therapist

Hello! My name is Hailee, and I am SO excited to be a part of the team at The WOMB, Bruce County. I have always loved all things pregnancy and birthing related. I even remember having a pregnant Barbie doll when I was a little girl.

When I graduated from the Massage Therapy program, I knew that I wanted to offer massage therapy to people on their fertility journeys, throughout pregnancy and during the postpartum days/4th trimester.

I plan to continue to keep learning and adding to my knowledge and experience to best help you.

I have a beautiful daughter of my own, and after experiencing the changes mentally, physically and spiritually throughout my pregnancy and postpartum journey, I am even more driven to help ease and support you throughout yours.

Some things about me outside of work; I am a very family oriented person, and a huge animal and plant lover. I always enjoy listening to some relaxing music or putting my feet up with a good book and cup of coffee.

Julie Komorowski

Manual Osteopath

Julie is a Manual Osteopath who is new to the Bruce County area.

After earning her degree in Kinesiology she continued her studies in Manual Osteopathic Therapy.

Julies had a love for helping others and fascination with the human body for as long as she remembers.

The birth of her first niece sparked her interest in pregnancy and childbirth, leading her to continued studies in obstetrics.

Julie is excited to begin this new journey at The WOMB.

Kimberley Webb

Instructors

Hi! I’m Kimberley Webb-Gilbert. I have been a movement instructor specializing in a whole-person approach to fitness since 2013, when I completed my first yoga teacher training. In the years since, I have completed training and certification in Pilates mat, group fitness, barre, and strength training, specializing in the pre and post-natal period.

Using the tools of breath work, alignment, and connection tools, we can build sustainability into your movement practice in private sessions or group classes.  We can work to prepare you mentally, emotionally, and physically for the demands of life, whether they are pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, parenthood, or beyond. Let’s help you become an expert in what you need to gain strength and resilience!

What are your values around exercise and movement? Let’s figure it out so you can do more of what brings you joy!

Full disclaimer, though… I am anti-diet culture, so no talk of shredding abs, getting your pre-baby body back, or fixing you happens around here.

Let’s go on this journey together and train for the event of a lifetime and a lifetime of events!

Christine Brown

Doulas

Hi, I’m Christine, and I am a certified childbirth educator. In my prior schooling, I focused on early childhood education (RECE) & children’s mental health. I also have an Honours BSc in biological sciences, where I enjoyed developmental biology, nutrition, and psychology courses.

I am a mom to a busy four and a 1-year-old. My four-year-old sparked my urge to bring more education to the perinatal world after feeling a bit lost during my birthing experience. Education can be very empowering, and my ultimate goal is to empower parents-to-be and postpartum parents through their journey.

When I’m not talking about babies, you can find me teaching children in nature, climbing trees, baking, or going on adventures with my kiddos.

I believe that parents need support throughout the journey and that postpartum doesn’t stop at six weeks. I am excited to share my knowledge with those in The WOMB!

Jess Salt

Administration

Hi there! I’m Jess. I have worked in the administrative field for eight years in private clinics and a not-for-profit organization that provides services for children with special needs and their families. I recently started a new career path as an Education Assistant Apprentice with the Bluewater District School Board and have enjoyed working with kiddos from JK to Grade 8.

I was born and raised in London and moved to Grey Bruce in 2020 with my husband. We welcomed our daughter in 2021 and have been enjoying the slower pace of living and close community connections in a small town while raising her.

I am a holistic enthusiast and have been on a journey to learn and implement a more natural-based lifestyle for the last few years.

I am compassionate and caring and won’t hesitate to strike up a conversation with someone new or offer a hug to anyone in need.

I feel so fortunate to be the first person you will see when you walk in the door, and I can’t wait to start this new journey! I am so excited to meet all of the practitioners and wonderful families at The Womb!

Holly Van Rossum

Instructors

Holly Van Rossum is a mom of two, a yoga instructor, and a trained doula. She completed her Yoga teacher training in 2014 and additional certifications in Yin and Prenatal yoga in the same year. She found a more profound passion for everything related to birth and pregnancy and went on to complete her Doula training in 2015.

After taking some time to grow her own family, Holly is happy to dive back into the community. She takes pride in being a nurturer and is thrilled to be able to create a safe, loving space while guiding women and families into a deeper connection during the transition of starting or growing a family.

Holly was first introduced to The WOMB in Burlington, where the services offered had a substantial positive impact on her own journey. She is so grateful to have the opportunity to be a part of the team at The WOMB and work alongside families within the community.

Josh Raposo

Reflexology & Holistic Massage

Josh Raposo, a Myomassologist, specializes in a holistic approach to wellness re-balancing that integrates a variety of modalities. With eight years of ongoing training and experience, his sessions are highly personalized to each client’s needs. He uses somatic-based intuitive healing while working one-on-one with his clients. Josh also specializes in personal and relationship coaching.

A loving father of three, he brings his calm and insightful demeanour into his personal and professional approach. Josh is dedicated to promoting health and wellness through the use of kind and careful services and is committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment for each client.

His passion for helping clients improve their physical and emotional well-being is evident through the dedicated and personal care he puts into his work.

“I genuinely love what I do, being a conduit for healing and supporting the wellness journey of those I work with. Sharing my gifts with others and seeing their positive impact on their lives brings me purpose and joy.”

Karri-Anne Cameron, RHN

Holistic Nutritionist

Hi, I`m Karri-Anne –a holistic nutritionist and wellness coach, passionate about teaching women how to shift their mindset around nutrition and improve their relationship with food.

My expertise lies in using whole foods to restore the body, balance hormones and improve gut health, all while loving your favourite foods and living life to the fullest.

In my practice, I use functional & holistic practices to support whole-body wellness. Through a root cause, food-first approach, I help you balance your body and reduce your health symptoms.

Melinda Swartz

Fitness Instructor

Hello, my name is Melinda. I have been a personal and fitness instructor for 5+ years. I am a wife and mother of two.

I have always had a passion for fitness and healthy lifestyle. After having my first son, I learned the importance of pelvic floor and core strengthening. I started wanting to help and educate women on the importance of pelvic floor care. I continued my education specifically on Fit pregnancies. I focused on core and pelvic strengthening pre- and postpartum.

I am excited to bring my passion and enthusiasm to the Womb. I look forward to helping clients of the Womb with their health & wellness goals.

Erin Clark

Infant and Child Sleep Consultant

Hello! I’m Erin Clark, an Infant and Child Sleep Consultant. I’m delighted to offer my services remotely to your vibrant community. Based in Hamilton, where I reside with my husband and two kids, I’m thrilled to join your journey to better sleep and family well-being.

A mom of two, I understand the joys and challenges that come with parenthood. My personal journey into the world of sleep consulting was inspired through the struggles my husband and I had with our children’s sleep; mixed with a lifelong fascination with all things pre & post-natal, I found my passion: helping families overcome sleep challenges and helping create a nurturing environment for everyone to thrive.

What sets my approach apart is the recognition that every family is unique and no kiddo is the same. I tailor my expertise to meet the individual needs of each family, ensuring a customized and compassionate approach to sleep solutions. I firmly believe that a good night’s sleep is the foundation for a happy and healthy family life.

I take pride in empowering families to make positive changes to their sleep routines, fostering a supportive atmosphere where both parents and children can flourish. If you’re ready to embark on the journey towards better sleep, I’m here to guide you every step of the way. Let’s create a plan that helps your whole family achieve the restful nights you all deserve.

Dr. Nevena Jovanovic

Naturopathic Doctor

Dr. Nevena Jovanovic graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours Bachelor in Science followed by the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine.

She is licensed under the College of Naturopaths of Ontario. Dr. Nevena Jovanovic is a Naturopathic doctor who takes the time to get to know her patients and identify the root causes of their health concerns.

Her strong drive to help patients achieve their health goals and her passion for working with the body’s natural healing powers allow her to help patients become their best, happiest selves.

Chelsea Douglas

Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor

My name is Chelsea and I’m proud to be a newly certified personal trainer and fitness instructor in the Walkerton/ Hanover region. I have 13 passionate years of experience with various forms of exercise- running, kickboxing, Pilates, and weight lifting. My family includes my wonderful chef husband, our 16-month-old daughter, and two dogs.

As a coach, I focus on functional fitness- having a healthy relationship with sustainable exercise and movement that serves you well. I am excited to offer one-on-one and small-group training at the WOMB. I used WOMB services newly postpartum and found the community so nourishing and invaluable to my growth as a mother.

My job as a personal trainer is to help YOU grow and become the best version of yourself with my support. If you are new to fitness, pregnant/postpartum, or looking to increase strength and stability as you age, I would love to meet you!

Our focus at the Womb will be on fine-tuning form and creating a mind-muscle connection. Minimal equipment is used. The goal is to create a lifelong relationship with movement that increases your quality of life and gives you the confidence to carry your training into all aspects of your daily living. I’m very excited to help you on your new journey!

Michaela Ottens

Yoga Instructor

I’m Michaela, a dedicated yoga instructor passionate about holistic health and mindfulness. I’m a mom to my beautiful 14-month old daughter Lucca! I enjoy being in nature, learning new things and spending time with my family.
At the WOMB, I strive to create a nurturing space for all levels, offering diverse classes to cultivate physical vitality and inner peace.

I will be offering pre- and post-natal yoga, providing a safe environment for mothers to nurture their bodies and bond with their babies. Along with other Yoga Flows to connect you with your body in a peaceful space.

Join me to explore the transformative power of yoga, weaving breath, movement, and meditation to nourish your whole being. I look forward to meeting you on the mat!

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