Laya is a Pilates Method Alliance certified Pilates instructor. She trained extensively under the tutelage of Daisy Sola of Sola Pilates, in all apparatus and mat work from beginner to advanced work. Laya works with clients to strengthen the powerhouse consisting of the abdominals, the pelvic floor, the lower back and the muscles around the hip joint. She also works on helping her clients find length in their spine to leave feeling taller, longer and leaner. Laya has worked with many injuries including sacral issues, should, hip, back and neck pain, herniated discs, labral tears, knee injuries as well as many other body misalignments.
Laya teaches private apparatus lesson including reformer, Cadillac tower, spine corrector, wunda chair and barrel. She also teaches mat class and is currently teaching a class Tuesday nights from 6–7 at Alvin Ailey.