Kayla Kernel has trained in numerous dance styles, including contemporary jazz, tap, ballet and lyrical. She has trained in the Midwest and in Los Angeles, where she earned a scholarship with L.A. Dance Force and the leader in commercial dance education: Edge Performing Arts Center. She graduated from Northwest Missouri State University and was a member of the Northwest Dance Company. Kayla was also a member of the nationally ranked Bearcat Steppers for four years, and co-captain for one year. She has participated and excelled in competitive dance as a performer, and has also choreographed dance team performances and competition material for the high school and collegiate level. Kayla has choreographed several dances for the Miller Marley Competition Team, one of the top competitive dance teams in the country. All of her competition material has won Gold and Platinum awards at numerous dance competitions across the country.
Kayla was a member of the Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleaders, performing in front of thousands at every home game at Arrowhead Stadium, representing the squad at promotional events, and appearing in their top selling calendar. She was also a member of the AFL’s Kansas City Command Dancers. As a Whiskey Girl, she danced with country music artist Toby Keith and assisted with choreography. Kayla has also served as the Marketing Coordinator for a pro cheerleader consulting company that is an invaluable resource to members of professional cheerleading organizations, and those auditioning for these organizations. Kayla is a full time esthetician and makeup artist and the writer of “Peace, Love & Glitter,” a beauty blog whose popularity has grown by 1000 readers on a monthly basis.