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DWTS Val Chmerkovskiy To Teach Master Dance Class In Princeton, New Jersey Dec. 14th

Heads up Val Chmerkovskiy fans living in or wanting to visit the Princeton, New Jersey area. Val is going to be teaching a 45 minute Master Dance class on December 14th at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio. The class is open to the public and is reasonably priced. What a fun way to meet Val (if I only lived a little closer. :mrgreen: ). Here is a take from Princeton Patch. For more information on how to acquire tickets, be sure to visit the link.

“It’s a celebrity coming to town,” Smile said. “It’s exciting, people look forward to it, there’s glamour and movement and you learn new things.”

So why is Val coming to Princeton?

The owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Princeton, Ilya Ifraimov, is a friend with Chmerkovskiy family. He and Maks became friends when they competed against each other in international dance competition. When Ilya got married, Maks was the best man at his wedding.

Now Val will make an appearance at Ilya’s studio in Princeton.

“He’s a fabulous dancer, a fabulous person, a very humbler person,” Ilya said of Val, who has won numerous dance championships and is currently the U.S. Amateur Latin Champion with partner Daria Chesnokova.

“A very humbler person”….just why I like him and why he’s become one of my fave pros now along with Tristan and Derek!!

December 5, 2011 I Written By

I'm a fashion and music fan....and I have always loved dancing too of any kind. Dancing With The Stars seems to have this way of bringing all of those things together. One of my favorite dancing quotes at the moment: "No matter what, nobody can take away the dance you've already had...." ~Gleb Savchenko . For fun music and dance mixes, visit WilUnleashed Soundcloud.

DWTS Alumni…. Where Are They Now? Our Past Pros

Hello everyone, I’m Lori, and I’ve been a fan of DWTS since season 3, and lately, I’ve been thinking of the people that everyone came to know and love – or hate – that have been on the show since way back in the Summer of 2005.

I want to thank Heidi and John, who took my suggestion and set it in my lap… :-) In this series, I’ll ATTEMPT to find out what all of the DWTS Alumni have been up to, since being on the show. To make things easier we’ll start with Past Professional Dancers and, eventually, work toward the celebrities. Since there are quite a few of both this can be ongoing for a while.

With the help of some friends, I’ve compiled a list of ALL of the Pros that have been on the show since the beginning. The numbers in parentheses are the season numbers that they appeared.

Louis VanAmstel (1,2,3,6,9,10,11)
*Edyta Sliwinska (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10)
*Jonathan Roberts (1,2,4,5,6,8,9)
*Ashly DelGrosso Costa (1,2,3,10)
*Charlotte Jorgensen (1)
*Alec Mazo (1,4,5,7,9)
*Andrea Hale (2)
*Nick Kosovich (2,3)
Maksim Chmerkovskiy (2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11)
Tony Dovolani (2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11)
Anna Trebunskaya (2,5,6,9,10,11)
Cheryl Burke (2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11)
*Elena Grinenko (3,4)
*Jesse DeSoto (3)
Kym Johnson (3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11)
Karina Smirnoff (3,4,5,6,7,8,9,11)
*Brian Fortuna (4)
*Julianne Hough (4,5,6,7,8)
Mark Ballas (5,6,7,8,9,10,11)
Derek Hough (5,6,7,8,9,10,11)
*Fabian Sanchez (6)
*Inna Brayer (7)
Corky Ballas (7,11)
Lacey Schwimmer (7,8,9,11)
*Dmitry Chaplin (8,9)
Chelsie Hightower (8,9,10,11)
*Anna Demidova (9)
*Damian Whitewood (10)

THAT is the complete list of Professional Dancers for Dancing With The Stars, but we’re just going to be talking about the ones with the star by their names.

Next, we will find out where Charlotte Jorgensen and Andrea Hale are now, and what they’ve been up to since they left DWTS! AND! I need your help… I have decided that this can be a group effort for researching…. If you know of any websites that can help, or videos or photos that we can add, please let me know in the comments.

September 30, 2010 I Written By

Just a typical, ordinary DWTS fan..