Kaila is a native of Pittsburgh. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Point Park University with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a Bachelor of Arts in Dance Pedagogy. Kaila trained at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, where she went through the student division, the high school program, and the graduate program. She has attended summer intensives such as North Carolina Dance Theatre, Boston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, New York City Ballet at Saratoga, and Chautauqua. She has had many performance opportunities with Point Park University and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School. She has performed Waltz of The Flowers and Snow with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Her most memorable performance opportunity was The Radio City Christmas Spectacular as Clara and the Little Girl. Kaila has been teaching at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School since 2006.