Ayaha Otsuka, originally from Nagoya, Japan. She started training in classical ballet at Hiromi Naruse Ballet Studio when she was 5 years old. Ayaha has done many performances and been awarded prizes at ballet competitions. At the age of 15 she started training in contemporary and jazz.

After graduating high school, she moved to NYC and joined International Student Program at Peridance Capezio Center where she's been training in various dance styles. She had many opportunities to perform works by Mike Esperanza, Julia Ehrstrand, Doubletake Dance, Ellen Sickenberger, Nikki Theroux and Arturo Lyons.