Matt Pattillo


Waco native, Matt Pattillo, graduated from Waco High in 1998 and completed his undergraduate studies at Baylor University in 2002. Shortly after graduating from Baylor, he married his college sweetheart, Laura. he then pursued his career in medicine, graduating from UT San Antonio Medical School in 2008. Matt specialized in internal medicine at UT Southwestern, completing his training in 2011. He then completed fellowship in pulmonary and critical care from UT Southwestern in 2015. Currently, he works as a pulmonary and critical care physician at Ascension Providence. Matt and Laura attend First Woodway Baptist Church where they both help serve in the children's ministry. Matt and Laura have four amazing children, Annie (16), Emma (14), James (10), and Olivia (7). Matt enjoys playing gold, fishing, jogging, and spending time with his family. 

Nadya Rafferty

Nadya Rafferty

Nadya Rafferty was born and raised in Russia where from a very young age she studied gymnastics and dancing. She was traveling the world working with international companies as a professional dancer and choreographer. 

After retiring from dancing, Nadya found her passion for Pilates and realized that the joy of helping others was something she had always strived for. Using her past experiences and knowledge she gratefully passes on the love of a healthy lifestyle by teaching Pilates and barre classes in her studio, Power Pilates of Waco. 

Nadya also has advanced degrees in Construction Engineering and Marketing from Perm State Technical University in Russia. 

Nadya has been married to her husband Tommy for 10 years and they have 3 beautiful children, Lyllia (6 years), Connor (4 years old), and Skylar (8 months).