Star Britni Eklund


Britni Eklund graduated from the University of Texas-Permian Basin in 2005 where she was the captain of her soccer team.  She then went on to pursue medicine and attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth graduating in 2011. She specialized in pediatrics and completed her pediatric residency at the University of South Carolina. While in residency she met her husband Ryan and upon completion, they moved to Atlanta Georgia. After 2 years they decided it was time to come home to Texas and decided to plant roots in Waco Texas. She now practices pediatrics full-time at Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Pediatrics. Britni and Ryan attend First Woodway and are very active in their church. They have 2 wonderful daughters Taylor (8), Rowan (6), and 3 golden retrievers.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, coaching soccer, and gardening.

Pro TJ Rayder

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After serving in the United States Marine Corps, TJ started learning the Argentine Tango as a hobby. Today, he's a full-time Dance Professional and Competitor for the Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Waco. He loves to teach because he believes that dancing can touch lives and bring people together one step at a time. TJ's hobbies include rock climbing, writing and diving.