Kayla was born and raised in Chanhassen, Minnesota. She was part of competition dance teams for ten years, and attended St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artist (SPCPA). Adding to her repertoire, Kayla organized, choreographed, and performed for Walser Entertainment Group, in Bloomington, MN. She continued her dance training at California Institute of the Arts where she performed in works by Rosanna Gamson, Kira Blazek, Holly Johnston, and Becca Lemme. As a recent CalArts graduate, Kayla has found love for Zumba, and will continue to work with other artists and friends and follow the love she has for dance.