Nikka is a graduate of the Philippine High School for the Arts under the mentorship of Robert Stephen Biadoma, Victor Emmanuel Flor and Josefina Guillen. She was awarded with Certificate of Artistic Excellence and Outstanding Student Artist Major in Philippine Folk Dance.
In college, she was a varsity scholar of the UP Filipiniana Folk Dance Group under Mr Van Manalo, Mr Peter Alcedo and Madame Corazon Iñigo. She toured with the group in international dance festivals in Thailand and France. And also competed with the group in the 2nd NCCA Sayaw Pinoy National Dance Competition where her group won 1st prize in the folk dance category. After college, she continued her passion in dancing and teaching Philippine folk dance and was invited to conduct classes and workshops in different universities and local provinces.
She then entered the contemporary world of dance in 2014 as a dance artist of Daloy Dance Company and performed in various productions with them. In 2015 she was granted by the QL2 Contemporary Dance Company of Canberra, a 1 month residency in Australia as the only filipina dancer to perform with the Sydney Dance Company and Bangarra Dance Theatre.
After three years of exploring and learning contemporary dance and movement improvisation, she's currently a company dancer of Airdance Co., the reknowned dance company for contemporary dance and aerial arts in the Philippines.