Ivanka was born in Kyiv and graduated from the Russian Ballet Academy in Moscow. In 2003, she completed dance pedagogy at the "John Cranko-Schule" in Stuttgart. Followingly in 2013, she graduated from Pilates Academy PhDr.Mgr. Renata Sabongui in Pilates, Instructor Level I - II (MAT I - III and Ron Fletcher towel work). From 2004 to 2018 she performed a soloist in The Czech National Ballet ensemble in Prague. From 1999 to 2004, she was a soloist at the Stuttgart Ballett (Germany).