Regarded an expert in the field of motivation and communication, Yonina has presented seminars and trainings for numerous international and Dutch companies. She has a varied academic background. Yonina is a graduate of mathematics and psychology from University of Maryland. She has also held the position of math teacher and worked as an engineer for Westinghouse Corporation's Research and Development. Yonina has studied human resources and management science with renowned experts in the field of motivation and communication such as Anthony Robbins, Wayne Dyer and Deepak Chopra.
In addition to her work as a motivational speaker, Yonina is also active as a professional dancer and choreographer. She is an accomplished author. She has written books on motivation and dance. Her most recent book is "Yonina, Oriental dance and Motivation". She has a broad dance background. She is a graduate of the School of the Performing Arts in New York City, known from the movie Fame, and the Martha Graham School of Dance. Dance is also Yonina's passion. She introduced oriental dance as a form of art in Holland. Yonina's numerous television performances and a rose and tulip named in her honor demonstrate the popularity and appreciation of the multi- talented performer and motivator.