Seluvaia Fonua was born in Sacramento, CA where she was taught by her mother the traditional Tongan dance, tau'olunga . She also performed traditional dances from other islands such as Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti. She went on to explore acting and booked a role as the antagonist hula dancer. In 2011 Seluvaia was introduced to Hot Hula Fitness ® and in that November she was Certified as a Hot Hula Trainer. Since then she has taught at I.D.A. (International Dance Academy) and holds workshops at Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio. Away from her new home at Blanks Studios, Seluvaia can be found on the dance floors freestyle Polynesian styles and performing with the Amazons.