Tuba was born and raised in Turkey. She has a degree in Physical Education and Sport. During her university years, she focused on physical activity-motor development in children and specialized in gymnastics. She taught pilates and aerobic classes in Turkey. She has been living in Los Angeles since 2012. She got her yoga teacher certifications in 2014. In addition, she is a certified Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor from ASCM and has been a yoga teacher and a trainer. Tuba has been an active member of LATAA in different capacities since and was elected as the President in 2016.