Maya studied on the BPA course at NSCD in 2018, before progressing onto the MA course and touring with VERVE. During her training, she worked with choreographers including Ben Duke, Neil Fleming-Brown, Tony Adigun, Francesco Scavetta, Noa Zuk, Joan Clevillé, Maxine Doyle and Ben Wright.
Since graduating, Maya has based herself in Leeds as a freelance dance artist and worked with artists and companies such as Mobius Dance Company, Brink Dance Company, Jamaal Burkmar, Douglas Thorpe and Rod Dixon. She has also managed her own creative work with VERVE19 member Henry Morris; the pair have received Spin-Off funding from NSCD as well as being selected as Shawbrook 2020 resident artists.
She has carried out research into inclusive dance practice through taking part in LAB Sweden 2016, led by Candoco Dance Company, and shadowing Mind the Gap Dance Company and Leaps and Bounds at Yorkshire Dance.
Maya has also returned to NSCD as a guest teacher for the CAT scheme and the CertHE and BA courses.