A native of British Columbia, Aili spent a portion of her childhood living in a tent on the beaches of Hawaii. Her love of yoga grew while in living in Australia. She has traveled the world on service projects from Thailand to Kenya. In 2011, Aili returned to Canada and has taught on a near-daily basis ever since. She has worked on past campaigns for lululmemon, Yoga Tree and Halfmoon. Aili challenges her students to arrive "prepared to get seriously playful." In Vancouver, she connects with her students by teaching at Semperviva Yoga and YYoga.