A past student of Brisbane Dance Centre, Tamaki was trained under the supervision of Barbara Eversen throughout her training years. Tamaki successfully completed her RAD levels (from Grade 4 to Advanced 2) achieving all distinction, while completing her high school education at Somerville House. During her years as a student at BDC, Tamaki competed in numerous Eisteddfods and participated in the 2013 National Ballet Competition in Tokyo, Japan. Tamaki was also part of the Queensland Ballet Associate Program (formerly the Junior Extension Program) from 2011 to 2014 under the tuition of François Klaus, and Christian Tatchev, and had the opportunity to perform in the Queensland Ballet Vis-a-vis Studio Series performed at the Thomas Dixon Centre. She participated in many workshops, including the 2015 Queensland Ballet Summer School, and the 2013 Winter Workshop in Japan under the tuition of Gailene Stock.
Tamaki is currently studying her undergraduate degree of languages and International Relations at the University of Queensland.