Kayla took her first dance class at the age of 1 and has kept dance in her life ever since. As a kid, Kayla was part of the award-winning dance company at Burns Dance Studio and Augusta West Dance Studio. There she trained intensively in Jazz, Tap, and Contemporary. She competed across the country and took home numerous scholarships and Nationals Titles.
Disney Cruise Line scouted Kayla at age 18 to travel around the world on the Disney Wonder, where she performed in various Broadway-style shows. After completing her contract, Kayla signed to Go 2 Talent Agency and trained heavily at the world-renowned dance studio, Millenium Dance Complex. She worked closely with the faculty and occasionally taught for their junior program.
As a professional dancer, Kayla has danced with Beyonce at Coachella, Chris Brown, Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige, Jidenna, Daddy Yankee, Earth Wind and Fire, Kid Ink, KeKe Palmer, Will Smith, Will. I.AM and many MORE! She has performed at the Wynn Hotel in Los Vegas, LA Fashion Week, and the BET Awards. You can also see Kayla featured in Kelly Clarkson's music video "Invincible" and UK MVA "Best Dance Video" winner Lorn's "Acid Rain." Other credits include Just Dance National commercials, Crown Royal commercials, Ultimate Ears commercials, and Dance Spirit Magazine's "Best of Nationals."
Kayla has recently moved back to South Carolina, where she is the competition jazz director at Augusta West Dance Studio and Burns Dance Studio. She is also a certified personal trainer and has recently launched KF Movement. In this private training program, she blends her fitness knowledge and dance background to give dancers one-on-one lessons to help them achieve their goals. She loves pushing her students and hopes to inspire them to pursue their dreams.