Monika Molnar

by Pineapple Dance

Best Brazilian Dance Teacher of the Year 2014 at the Lukas Awards.
Monika is professionally trained in all ballroom Latin/Brazilian dance styles and has instructed many high-profile celebrities including Romola Garai on Dirty Dancing 2, Will Smith, Kate Blanchett, Trinny and Susannah, Strictly Come Dancing and many more.

Monika has been a Latin dancer and choreographer for many years, and is the founder of DanceMyWay Latin/Brazilian Dance Company.

Monika's DANCEMYWAY dance academy is the WINNER of Best Brazilian Dance School of the Year Award.

She has combined techniques and training from many Latin styles to give you an exciting dance routine in each class.

Monika teaches couples' Wedding Dance lessons at Pineapple. Contact Monika directly for more details and to plan your special day! Contact details below.

If you have ever wanted to learn Brazilian Samba you have found the right place!

Monika Molnar is a 3-time winner 'UK's Best Brazilian Samba Teacher of the Year' Award. You are guaranteed to walk out of class dancing Samba!

Monika offers classes from beginner to performance level, drop-in classes and workshops, tailor-made samba costumes and much more.

Monika’s unlimited footwork repertoire and her teaching method attracts students and professional samba dancers from all over the globe.

Start your samba journey with Monika at Pineapple. The 6 week samba course is for absolute beginners and during the course of 6 classes you will learn the solid foundation of samba dance but also some and some extra sequences.

Course fees are £70 for 6 weeks. If you cannot commit to all 6 classes in the course you can opt instead for drop-in sessions on the course for £15, pay as you go.

Click the website link to sign up for the course.

A Pineapple daily membership fee of £4 is payable at reception for each visit. We highly recommend the more affordable monthly membership option. We find that most students who start the beginner course stay on and improve their samba skills with Monika.

Brazilian samba is a unique solo and group dance that is both exhilarating and fun to learn. Unlike partner dances, the main focus in this class is on connecting your mind and body.

Brazilian samba improves your rhythm, posture, strength, endurance, and elegance. If you are looking for a great cardio dance class, a stress reliever, or a way to enhance your other dancing, try this amazing, spirited dance.

You will learn the basics of samba: correct posture, hip moves, footwork and variations. Originally an African dance from Angola called ‘semba’, which means ‘rhythmical dance’, this dance travelled from Africa to Salvador da Bahia (the original capital of Brazil) to Rio de Janeiro.

Monika encourages her students not to be afraid and to let go of their self-consciousness and go with their bodies. Be ready for a real energetic, cardio dance class.