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DWTS Tony Dovolani and Val Chmerkovskiy Give Salsa Advise Leading Up To NFL Playoff Game

This is too fun! Check out how Tony Dovolani and Val Chmerkovskiy teach 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg how to Salsa like Victor Cruz at Dance With The Me Studio’s in New York leading up to the Giants vs. San Fransisco 49ers Playoff game this weekend. Tony also gives his thoughts for why Victor has the dance moves. Val isn’t so sure? He wants to see more. Nicole Volynets gets in on the action too. More below….

Thanks to CBS Local for the video.

January 21, 2012 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.

Part 2 Carson Kressley And Karina Smirnoff Promote Past Episodes Of DWTS & More! (Video)

Below is another promo Carson and Karina did for Kasa.com in Santa Fe, NM leading up to tonight’s premiere of past episodes of Dancing With The Stars airing on the Game Show Network. They dish on Season 13 and the family they found. They talk of the costuming department. Carson even talks of coming back for Season 14 and being a guest judge or being part of the band. I’m not sure if he’s being serious or not, but, I’m game! How about you? LOL!

Karina Smirnoff and Carson Kressley of DWTS: kasa.com

Here’s to tonight at 6 p.m. ET on GSN. In cased you missed it and if you’d like to watch Part 1 of Karina and Carson being interviewed some more, go here.

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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 Lacey Schwimmer Choreographs Las Vegas Show “Magic And Mayhem”

America’s Got Talent and Master illusionist, Michael Turco, and Dancing With The Stars Pro, Lacey Schwimmer have teamed up for a ‘mashup’ Las Vegas production called “Magic and Mayhem” that will debut Feb. 16 at Saxe Theater in Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops. Below are some more details from Vegas Deluxe if you’d like to take in the fun event while visiting.

The show is described as a fusion of illusions and audience interaction combined with the stylings of choreographer Lacey, who grew up in Las Vegas. “The time was right for me to make the leap to Las Vegas, and Saxe Theater is the perfect fit,” Michael said in a news release. “I am living my dream and couldn’t be happier to bring my show to the Entertainment Capital of the World.”

Theater owner David Saxe added, “This show is perfect for all ages. Its youthful energy and innovative style will definitely set it apart from the rest.” Lacey said she’s proud to add Las Vegas show choreographer to her resume. “I’m excited to be working with Michael Turco. I’m thrilled to be part of it!” “Magic and Mayhem” will run 4 p.m. daily.

January 19, 2012 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.

Carson Kressley And Karina Smirnoff Promote Past Episodes Of DWTS Airing On GSN (Videos)

Carson Kressley and Karina Smirnoff were guests on Good Day LA and ABC’s Table Talk in Salt Lake City, Utah today to talk about Dancing With The Stars and the past episodes airing on the Game Show Network this weekend. As always, Carson is a hoot and Karina is informational as ever on a deeper level. I’ll let the videos below do the talkin’ this time (their interview in the second video starts at the 6:26 mark). :)

Carson and Karina Talk Dancing With The Stars: MyFoxLA.com

Don’t forget the fun begins on Saturday, Jan. 21st at 6 p.m. ET on GSN. To view all of our previous postings leading up to this event, go here.

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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 Lacey Schwimmer “Close your eyes and dance like there is no one in the room!”

Fit Bottomed Girls has a new interview up with Dancing With The Stars pro Lacey Schwimmer. Lacey talks of how working with Lady Foot Locker’s VIP Program has enabled her to help all women feel good about their bodies! She also comments that there is no one style of dancing is “better” than another when trying to keep toned and fit….”just remember to move! Close your eyes and dance like there is no one in the room!” She gives more advise in a take below….

FBG: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?LS: Be myself; don’t try to be something you are not. It’s helped me stay grounded in this crazy world!

FBG: What’s the No. 1 tip you can give our readers to be healthier, happier and more fit?
LS: I know I say this a lot, but its so true: just keep moving! If you’re having trouble doing my videos, just walk around the block for a few days, get your stamina going and work up to my videos. Who knows? Maybe someday you will be on DWTS!

FBG: Anything else you’d like to add or tell our FBG readers?
LS: Always love yourself!

Be sure to read more at Fit Bottomed Girls. There is a small mention on Dancing With The Stars as well.

Also, you can read a previous post on Lacey promoting Ladies Foot Locker here too if you missed it.

January 17, 2012 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.

Maksim Chmerkovskiy Planning To Return To Dancing With The Stars Next Season

According to a new interview with Maks at People.com, he is planning on returning next season for another shot at the mirror ball. Despite some rough edges last season, Maks says he loves the show and what it stands for. Below is a take where Maks voices that there are things he’s not extremely proud of, but, his imperfections and the “not-so-good” moments have made him who he is today.

“There were some things that I’m not extremely proud of, but I think that the imperfections and not-so-good moments are exactly what made me who I am,” he says.

It’ll be impossible to forget those moments since past competitions will begin airing on GSN (Game Show Network). The cable network will air seasons 4 through 14 beginning Jan. 21 on Saturdays at 6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT.

“There were some ups and downs, but every season had something interesting in it, whether it was the dynamic of a partnership or me speaking back to the judges,” says Chmerkovskiy.

Be sure to read the full story at People.com.

So, what do you think? Are you looking forward to another season with Maks if the powers that be hire him for another season? I hope Maks will be back and I’m still a fan of his dancing, but, I hope he’s truly learned some lessons from last season and he will rise above from here on out in being an example to those who look up to him. I also hope they pair him with a person who isn’t so much of a match to his personality like last season. I’m not making excuses, but, that had to be hard to deal with for both parties.

Heidi’s Comment: Well, he should have learned by now, one would think.  But, that said, I do appreciate that he recognizes that he has had some not good moments on the show. I didn’t get the feeling that he thought he had done anything that people could criticize last season. To acknowledge that is a sign of some growth, anyway.  As for coming back to the show – HE wants to, but that doesn’t mean it will happen. I personally think he could use a bit of a break. One season wouldn’t kill him. Or his fans. I’m living proof. :-)

January 13, 2012 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.

‘Behind The Scenes’ Of The Game Show Network DWTS Photoshoot (Video)

What a treat this is!!! If you haven’t seen it yet, Entertainment Tonight has released a “behind the scenes” look of the Dancing With The Stars/Game Show Network photo shoot. Maks looks back at the previous seasons with passion and says they still “dance” the same passionate way today. ET also asks Maks who he wants for a partner for this upcoming season. He corrects the interviewer and says the pros don’t pick their partners. He just got lucky with Hope. Lacey says it will be fun looking back at the previous seasons, but, she will be embarrassed and will need to critique herself. Mel B says she’s so “over” Maks as he has tried to grope and dance with her again with their reunion(lol). Joking aside, she was so thankful for the experience because it got her in shape after having a baby. Derek reflects back on his favorite moments of lifting the mirror ball trophy. So cute…all of them! Lots more below….

Don’t forget, you can begin watching reruns of Dancing With The Stars on Jan. 21st at 6 p.m. ET on GSN. In the meantime, enjoy the Dancing With The Stars promo page which includes bios, photos, and videos at GSN here.

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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.

More Photos Released Of DWTS Cheryl Burke Modeling For Macy’s Ideology

More photos have been released of Cheryl Burke modeling for her new active wear line for Macy’s. The new Macy’s collection will include jackets, sweatshirts, tops, bras, pants, shorts and accessories ranging from $8 to $58 and will debut this Spring exclusively at Macy’s department stores. So, stay tuned. In the meantime, enjoy this gallery with Cheryl and more previews. You can read and see more on the launch in previous articles here and here.

Stay tuned for a new interview with Cheryl on KTLA later today talking about the new line. She’s also going to talk about her new Latin Jazzercise DVD! Below is a snippet of a new interview with Shape Magazine as well….

SHAPE: What’s it like being on Dancing with the Stars?
CB: Being on Dancing with the Stars is an amazing opportunity. I consider myself lucky to be a part of the show and to be able to share my passion and love of dance with such a huge audience while managing to train a few celebrities in ballroom dance along the way. It has literally been life changing for me.


SHAPE: What are your favorite wellness drinks and snacks to keep you going on the go?

CB: I live by green tea with lemon and honey. I’m not really a snack person, but when I do snack I try to stick to foods that are filling and not just empty calories.

SHAPE: Tell us about your new active wear collection collaboration with Macy’s?
CB: I was honored when approached, as Ideology is the first activewear brand to be exclusive to Macy’s. The line speaks to women of all body types with its feminine cuts, and I know that my fans are going love it. It’s affordable and fashionable.

ADDING: You can go to KTLA now to hear Cheryl’s new interview here. She talks about her new current projects, but, she also talks about Dancing With The Stars. She said she loved dancing with Rob Kardashian and how calm he always was and how that was a key to going as far as they did. Great interview.

January 10, 2012 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.

Game Show Network Launches Promo Site For Past Seasons Of Dancing With The Stars

Things are really starting to heat up as we get closer to the air date of past episodes of Dancing With The Stars premiering on GSN January 21st. The official site of the Game Show Network has made a new tribute page for the event where you can see more picture promos and video teasers. Be sure to visit the Game Show Network here to see all of their new Dancing With The Stars goodies. Below is a little sample of the celebrities and pros goofing around during the photo sessions. They also talk about dancing, their past partners, etc….

Thanks to Heidi and Pure Derek Hough for the heads up on this news today. Heidi will be posting more fun things soon on this event. So, stay tuned closely! ;)

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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 Pro And Lady Foot Locker Ambassador Lacey Schwimmer Gives Dance Work Out Tips

Dancing With The Stars Pro Lacey Schwimmer is currently the Ambassador for Lady Foot Locker. She’s been doing a little modeling for them as well as shooting a video series of dance “workout tips”. In one video, Lacey talks about her good luck charm, what inspires her to dance, and how she was forced and bribed into dancing at first for which she’s thankful for now. Be sure to visit this fun page at Foot Locker here to view and read more. “It’s a Lady Thing.”

January 8, 2012 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.