Naila, a Bay Area native, started training young and has had the pleasure of working with Bay Area choreographers like Nina Haft, Randee Paufve, Melecio Estrella, and Andrew Ward. In 2013, she relocated to the DMV to attend Howard University. She joined I.Am.We Contemporary Dance Company in 2014 and became the rehearsal director in 2016. Naila became a full-time company member of the BREathe Dance Project in Dec 2011, after performing in Incandescence, choreographed by Bre Seals. She has performed in numerous independent productions during her time here including ‘Breathe the Musical’ which went on tour in 2019.