Ayla began dancing at The Miami Conservatory/Thomas Armour Youth ballet. she went on to graduate from New World School of the Arts, attended The Boston Conservatory, and eventually graduated from The Peridance Capezio Center’s Certificate Program. Ayla was a trainee with Carolina Ballet in Raleigh, North Carolina, performing works by George Balanchine, Robert Weiss, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, and Bruce Wells. she has also been featured in works by Jose Limon, Martha Graham, Robert Battle, Igal Perry, Viktor Plotnikov, Charlotta Ofverholm, Manuel Vignoulle, Sidra Bell, Christopher Rudd, and Enzo Celi.
after studying dance for most her life, Ayla discovered circus arts and fell in love with movement all over again. after dabbling in both aerial and ground mediums, she has focussed in on Cyr Wheel as her specialty. Ayla has helped create and performed in works with Only Child Aerial Theatre, ABCirque, and Atlas Circus Company.