(Queens, NY) began her dance training at Edge School of the Arts in Jamaica, Queens in 2011. She later attended Fiorello H. Laguardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City majoring in dance. In April 2015 she attended the Beijing Dance Academy in a study abroad program. In May 2022 Nia graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia with her BFA in Dance under the direction of Karen Reedy. During her time at Mason, she was able to be a part of numerous residences like Hope Boykin, Alejandro Cerrudo, Camille A Brown, Rafael Bonachela, Andonis Foniodakis, and Christoper D'Amboise. Nia has also attended summer programs at MOVE NYC, Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, and BODYTRAFFIC.