Funlayo was initiated to Ifa, Obatala, and Osun in 2008 in Isara Remo, Ogun State. Nigeria under the direction of Chief Efuwape Olatunji, the Ejubona of Isara. At home in the states, she has been the student of Chief Oluwole Ifakunle Adetutu has served at his temple Ile Omo Ope since her initiation. Funlayo has also received guidance from a number of spiritual elders including Baba Ifayemi Elebuibon, Iya Oyelola Elebuibon, Iyalode Yeyefini Efunbolade, Yeye Luisah Teish, and others.
In 2012, Funlayo founded Ase Ire, an inspirational web space and resource center which serves the community with personal and spiritual development tools and journeys to sites of spiritual interest around the world.