Ayami was born in Shiga, Japan and started ballet at the age of six at Jun Ballet Gakuen in Japan. In 2006, she participated in the 5th Japan Grand Prix and won a scholarship from Académie de Danse Classique Princesse Grace in Monaco for three years. After graduating in 2009 Ayami joined Northern Ballet before moving on to perform with Ballet Ireland in 2011 and Singapore Dance Theatre from 2012. She rejoined Northern Ballet in 2014.
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