Started dancing at the age of 3. Moved from South Africa to Australia when she was 7. Was the winner of Australian Dance Idol in 2005. Trained in New York City with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. While in New York, she participated in a print ad for Nike. For the Australian TV series Dance Academy, she and her castmates participated in a six-week ballet boot camp before each season. Involved in the charity Soi Dog, which saves stray and abused canines.