Monika's first passion is dance and a love for Bollywood music and folk music of India. She has been dancing since the age of 3, has given numerous stage performances during her school years and college days and won accolades and awards. Dance is her best form of self-expression and fills her with joy with each performance. She is a trained Kathak classical dancer and runs a Bollywood dance school, Bollyside Beats, in Herndon, Virginia. She wanted to take her dancing to a higher level of fitness dance and fell in love with Bolly X - a perfect combination of fitness, Bollywood dance and fun!
As a Bolly X instructor, she wants to inspire those in her class to be healthy and enjoy dance! Come dance and unleash your inner rockstar!!