Soyoka Iwata was born in Tokyo, Japan in 2001. At the age of six, she began her training at Miwa classic ballet studio. She later trained under the guidance of Kiyoko Kimura.
At the age of 16, she moved to The Netherlands to study at Royal Conservatoire The Hague. She performed pieces by Hans van Manen, Paul Lightfoot and Sol León, Johan Inger, Medhi Walerski and so on.
Soyoka joined the Croatian National Ballet of Rijeka as apprentice in 2020.