Gaida grew up in Latvia, where she studied at the prestigious National Opera Ballet Theatre in Riga.  From there, she went on to perform all over the world as a Prima Ballerina in Germany, Panama, Columbia, Malasia, Singapore, and many other countries.  In America, she’s performed with the Anaheim Ballet, the Inland Pacific Ballet Company, the Los Angeles City Ballet, and the Los Angeles Opera, among others.  Her varied stage work extends to such projects as the Musical Theater Guild’s production of Roberta, and a stage show starring top recording artist Toni Braxton.  Her television work includes PBS’s American Family, music videos for platinum selling artists, and promotional dance videos for colleges and universities.  Gaida’s passion for dance extends to the Argentine Tango, which she partakes in whenever time permits.  When she’s not rehearsing or dancing, Gaida loves to be a Ballet teacher and enjoys being a certified Pilates and Gyrotonic Instructor, helping people strengthen mind and body.