Alayna began her dance training in Trenton, Ontario, with Carol Brown School of Dance. She has received many awards, scholarships and titles while under her tutelage. After graduating high school, Alayna continued her dance education at Ryerson University, training under instructors such as Nadia Potts, Karen Duplisea, Stelio Calagias, Holly Small, Vicki St. Denys, Kenny Pearl, Allen Kaeja, Robert Glumbeck and Roberto Campanella.
After Ryerson, Alayna performed with several companies including Ballet Creole, Ballet Espressivo, The Dance Migration, and Kaverma.
As a choreographer, Alayna has worked on everything from musicals for various production companies to groups and training programs, music videos and artists’ live performances, corporate shows, cruise lines, commercials, runway shows and fashion films. She has also worked as the resident choreographer for Big Soul Productions, Lilogi Fashion, TDC, and Pro Arte Dance.
Throughout the years, Alayna has performed on stages for MuchMusic, MTV, TSN, TSN2, CJOH, and countless others across Canada.
Most recently, Alayna has been hired by various Canadian dance studios to choreograph and train competitive dancers. Her routines and dancers have won awards for Best Overall Choreography, Top Contemporary Overall Mark, Highest Overall Lyrical Line, and Most Potential Novice Dancer.
Beyond dance specific training, Alayna also works as a stage combat choreographer and movement coach for actors. She is a preparation coach for dancers, prepping for auditions and dance title competitions.