Meet the Team


Claudia Feuerstake

Claudia Feuerstake,

Owner, Intuitive Counselor

Claudia is the proud owner of The Pomegranate Tree. With over 14 years of working in the health industry, Claudia is excited about growing and leading The Pomegranate Tree Team and providing the best services and products for the mind, body and soul, helping you create health for a lifetime. Claudia will continue to provide exceptional services to our clients with Intuitive Counseling as well as Bowen Therapy.

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Profile of Brenda Ling

Brenda Ling,

Registered Massage Therapist. 

With her perpetual interest in health, fitness and nutrition, becoming a Registered Massage Therapist was a natural fit. Brenda received her RMT certification after graduating from the Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy and has further developed her skills in Deep Tissue Massage and Sports Massage with additional courses. Being an RMT has given Brenda the opportunity to affect people’s lives in a positive manner. She has a great passion for massage and believes in using various techniques to address her client’s concerns. She is dedicated to providing the most effective treatment to enhance their overall well-being. Originally from northern Quebec, Brenda now calls Toronto home. When she’s not commuting to Oakville, Brenda enjoys going to the gym on a regular basis, yoga, travel, live theatre, shopping, which includes a stop to load up on Jellybellys, taking in a good movie with friends and going for dinner at one of the many cultural restaurants throughout the city, these are on her list of funs things to do.

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Dr. Marillea Yu

Dr. Marillea Yu,

Naturopathic Doctor.

Marillea completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, PE. After living in Windsor, ON and working in the health field as a technician for a few years, she decided she wanted to take a more active and empowering role with patients and their health. She completed her education at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto, ON and is a fully licensed and board-certified Naturopathic Doctor. Her passion is to redefine the understanding of health and wellness in patients and helping them reach optimal health. She achieves this through the integration of traditional healing methods with modern-day scientifically proven natural therapies while educating, empowering, and actively engaging patients in their journey to wellness. She believes in taking a unique and individualized approach with each and every patient, creating comprehensive and effective wellness programs that are tailored to specific needs. In her spare time she enjoys eating adventurously, training in a Brazilian martial art called Capoeira, playing soccer and seeing friends and family.

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Sarah Nicholl

Sarah Nicholl,

Angel Guidance and Healing Practitioner.

Sarah received her B.A. in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1996 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Wellness and Lifestyle Management from Centennial College in 1997. In 1998, she began her travels in Asia teaching English to children. Along the way, she met her husband in Thailand and after living apart for a year, decided to move to Italy to be with him. In Italy, she continued to teach young children, got married, and had her daughter. Sarah has always had a natural ability to connect to her own intuitive guidance and slowly began to help others. She has thoroughly researched and practiced Angel Guidance and Healing and soon started helping and healing others on a regular basis. Sarah has just moved her family to Oakville to further her career in Angel Guidance and Healing. Sarah is strongly connected to Angels and can provide insightful and phenomenal healings and reading for clients. She will soon also incorporate Rainbow Energy Healing into her sessions.

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Ashleigh Bonk

Ashleigh Bonk

Director of First Impressions

Ashleigh has been in customer service since her very first job at Loblaw’s. She graduated from Sheridan College’s Interior Design program with honours and continued in that field with training in environmental design. She became a Feng Shui practitioner in 2011. Ashleigh also has a spiritual side with training in Reiki and most recently, Angel Communication. She loves animals and hanging out with friends and family. She enjoys working with and serving the smiling faces of our valued clientele at The Pomegranate Tree and of her fun loving co-workers.

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Georgia Finch

Georgia Finch,

Manager of First Impressions

Georgia is currently a student at Iroquois Ridge High School. Her courses include math, english, drama, history, spanish, foods, science, civics and careers. At The Pomegranate Tree, Georgia enjoys working with so many wonderful clients and helping them to decide on the best health services for them. She enjoys working with her amazing team and assisting them to create a wonderful experience for clients. She is still undecided about what area she will pursue regarding a career but she does know she wants to help people as that is her passion. Georgia is a very outgoing, loving and a talkative individual whose goal in life is to make as many connections with as many people as possible. In the future, Georgia hopes to backpack through Europe as she really enjoyed visiting Paris last year. In her free time Georgia enjoys yoga, working, swimming and spending quality time with friends and family and to be with those she loves.

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Dalida IruohaDalida Iruoha

Medical Intuitive and Energy Healer

Dalida graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Human Biology from the University of Toronto in 2001. She did two years of graduate level research in the health sciences before turning to energy healing in 2003. Her specialty is in combining her love and understanding of science and energy healing. She uses her knowledge of human physiology, immunology and anatomy for a targeted channeling of ‘Life Force Energy’ on the molecular, cellular and whole organ level to promote healing. In her energy work, she utilizes Reiki, crystal healing, colour therapy, aura, chakra, and acupuncture-meridian system cleansing and balancing. In addition, throughout her 11 years in this field, she has developed (with the help of her guides and intuition) many unique techniques and healing methods that are aimed at restoring the vibrational frequencies of the body to optimal levels. Dalida has experience in treating cancer, ITP (Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura), chronic migraine, Lyme Disease, back pain, various kinds of injuries, reproductive problems, and more. She uses visualization and guided mediation in helping clients discover and understand possible psychospiritual issues contributing to the dis-ease or health challenge in order to support long term wellbeing.

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Ian FraserIan Fraser

Registered Massage Therapist

Ian graduated from Sutherland-Chan School in 2000 and has been a Registered Massage Therapist with the CMTO for over 12 years. Ian has always been drawn towards helping people, so Massage Therapy was a natural fit. He has a wide variety of experience working with relaxation, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, manual lymphatic drainage, NISA, strain/counterstrain therapy and prenatal massage. This knowledge helps him apply the right technique to best suit the needs of his clients.

When Ian is not working he enjoys the outdoors, exercising and spending time with family. His commitment to learning and treatment makes him an outstanding health care professional.

 

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Brooke, Registered Massage TherapistBrooke Lafonde

Registered Massage Therapist

Brooke has been registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario since 1999. She has experienced many aspects of the profession in the past 15 years but currently enjoys practicing in wellness & relaxation with specific training in stress reduction & upper body muscle strain.

When Brooke isn’t at work she enjoys hiking with her family & dogs. She also volunteers at a local shelter & helps her cousin at the family animal sanctuary, socializing special need animals and helping them find a new forever-home when appropriate.

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Shannon Sutter, Naturpathic DoctorShannon Sutter

Naturopathic Doctor

Shannonis a licensed naturopathic doctor and a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Before moving to Toronto from the United States, she completed her bachelor of science at the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Biology and Ecology. She decided to pursue naturopathic medicine after being let down multiple times by the conventional medical system while struggling with her own health issues. A few dedicated adjustments to her diet went a long way in correcting these afflictions, and since then she has become a huge believer in small steps to solve big problems. With a strong background in nutrition, she believes in getting back to basics with health and encourages her patients to begin with simple changes. While at CCNM, she completed a one year clinical internship at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic while also spending a semester at the Parkdale Community Health Centre. She has a particular interest in endocrine and cardiovascular conditions and takes an individualized approach to each patient. Shannon has traveled extensively throughout the Amazon rainforest to study medicinal properties of indigenous plants and has a strong interest in botanical medicine. In her free time, she enjoys travelling anywhere warm, eating sushi with her husband and playing fetch with her cat. White Decoration 970x5