Meet The NW Austin Clinic Team
Dr. Ryan Seifert, PT, DPT
Ryan Seifert is a well-known Physical Therapist in Austin, TX and is Owner of Natural Fit Therapy, one of the fastest growing clinics in North Austin.
Ryan is a former college athlete and a leading pitcher for his University of Redlands baseball team. After his time at Redlands, he went on to graduate school to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University in Orange, California. Not only did he learn the foundations that make him such a great PT, he found the love of his life (and now wife) Laura. Laura herself is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a member of the Natural Fit Therapy team. The Seifert family live happily in North Austin with their three little boys.
Ryan specializes in balance training as well as treatment of back pain in adults 50+. He and his diverse team of therapists specialize in helping adults 50+ stay healthy and maximize their activity without pain pills, injections, or surgery so they can fully enjoy the retirement they’ve worked so hard for.
Julie French, Physical Therapy Technician
Julie recently moved back to Austin after graduating with her Masters in Sports Science. Julie is originally from Minnesota where her love for the outdoors originated. Julie loves helping patients stay healthy and active.
In her spare time Julie loves to spend time with her partner George, run, swim and read.
“If you have any great book recommendations, let me know!”
Kym Stephenson, Office & Intake Coordinator
Kym came to Natural Fit Therapy after 20 years in education. Managing a school through the height of Covid helped her realize new interests and goals. Being very interested in health and fitness physical therapy seemed like a great fit! From a very young age, Kym has had a passion for taking care of others. Kym also lends her creativity to our marketing and social media department.
“My favorite thing about working for NFT is the relationships with our patients. I feel truly blessed to be a part of not only someone’s healing but their lives.”
In her spare time Kym owns a small bakery called A Bit of Cake Bakery, she also spends her time at the beach/lake, she loves to surf, travel and play guitar.
Jodi Fletchel, General Manager
Jodi has been in the health and wellness world since graduating with a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics from Cal State Long Beach. Prior to joining the Natural Fit Therapy team she was with Peoples RX for over a decade, serving as Wellness Management and Operations Director for the 4 stores in Austin. In addition to her passion for wellness, Jodi has a passion for people and seeks to empower, support and serve while inspiring those around her to be the best they can be.
Besides spending time with her 3 children, Jodi’s favorite things are warm days, close friends, strong coffee, dark chocolate and two-stepping!
Nini Arevadze, Marketing Coordinator
Digital marketing specialist with several years of working experience on various marketing projects. I enjoy using my skills to contribute to the company’s development process. Positive energy and hard work have always been key to my professional success. I love creating visually appealing photos or video graphics.
In my spare time, I enjoy oil paintings, traveling, and exploring hiking places in Austin.
Tayler Riley, Facility Scheduler & Administration
Taylor grew up in a small town in North Texas. After graduating and moving to Austin, she joins us at Natural Fit Therapy with a home health and dental background. Tayler played many sports and has always had a passion for health and fitness.
“I love how every client at NFT is treated as more than just a number. Our team has real relationships with our clients and put in the time to really get to know them!”
In her spare time Tayler enjoys traveling, DIY crafts, lake days and working for her boutique. Weekends you will find Taylor cheering at her 8 year old sons football games!
Dalia Granados, Billing Department
Dalia has 26 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant, Accountant, and former Owner-Administrator of an international moving company. She most enjoys spending time raising her four wonderful daughters. Her oldest needed physical therapy for many years and that launched her on a journey of learning. Dalia hopes many more benefit from a visit to our trusted physical therapist!
You may also find Dalia at RRISD, or during her free time enjoying nature or nursing plants!
Dr. Laura Seifert, PT, DPT, Billing Department
Laura holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Chapman University and is an LSVT Big Certified Therapist. She is passionate about working with patients who have neurological challenges like stroke, Parkinson’s, MS, and spinal cord injuries. She is currently a full-blown boy mom with 3 boys under 6 years old.
On the weekends you can find her and Ryan taking the boys to baseball and soccer practice, hanging out with friends, going for walks, and doing projects around their home.