Tayler is a native of Springfield, IL. She received her B.F.A. in Dance and a minor in Advertising & Marketing Communications from Webster University where she performed works by many of her professors and several guest artists, including Maurya Kerr, Heather Brown, Jamie Graham, Tymberly Canale and Linas Phillips, and Ryan Smith and Wendy Rein of RAWdance. Tayler also studied and performed classical Thai Khon dance under Pichet Klunchun in Hua Hin, Thailand. She has previously worked with Smashworks Dance Collective and Karlovsky & Company Dance in St. Louis. Since relocating to San Francisco, she currently apprentices with Tim Rubel Human Shakes.