At McGill she discovered her love for teaching while tutoring students in Information Technology. During her working years in Canada Nayla met her Dutch husband, and moved with him to Amsterdam where she started teaching Arabic to adults and at companies. She was always fascinated and passionate about oriental dance and wanted to share this with the people of the Netherlands. She now teaches oriental dance in Amsterdam and performs regularly at festivals and parties. She has performed a.o. in Carré, Women Inc. (Beurs van Berlage), Habibi Ana, Mamyo festival.