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Louis Van Amstel Chats About DWTS, So You Think You Can Dance, New Sears Fitness Line, & More

On The Red Carpet interviewed Louis Van Amstel. He chats about how he’s been helping the new crop of dancers on “So You Think You Can Dance” this summer. He also promotes his new ladies Fitness line called “LVA By Louis Van Amstel” which is available at Sears (nice, I’m really liking some of the pieces!)!! “It’s all about making working out more feminine, feeling good, and fun and fashionable,” Louis comments. He has a few things to say about Dancing With The Stars as well. Here is more….

Also, here is a fun LaBlast workout video with Louis and Pop Sugar. This looks fun. Let’s join them!

June 21, 2013 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.

Slim Down Dance Moves With Dancing With The Stars Cheryl Burke (Video)

I wasn’t sure whether to post this or not, but, then when I saw Cheryl’s shoes….well…. :D :D

And speaking of Cheryl and shoes, she attended the “BAFTA Los Angeles and Sir Philip Green Celebrate the British New Wave at Topshop Topman” at The Grove in Hollywood this past week. You can see some fun takes of her in a gold and white dress at Getty Images.

May 4, 2013 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.

Kym Johnson On What Makes A Good Partner On Dancing With The Stars And More!

What a fascinating interview with Kym Johnson in Shape Magazine. Kym discusses what she teaches a celebrity first on Dancing With The Stars and what makes a good partner. She talks of the dynamics and how she once fell in love with one of her partners. More below…

SHAPE: What is the dynamic between the different stars and professionals in the rehearsal studio?

Johnson: We all train at one place where they have a replica of the main studio, which everyone fights for and they have all these other rooms. Everyone goes into the little kitchen area so the celebrities can talk about how everything’s coming along and who’s doing what wrong! It’s not like you’re on your own. We’re all there together. It really is like a family!

SHAPE: Those dances can be pretty intimate, have you ever fallen in love with a partner?

Johnson: I did in Australia. I ended up with the guy that I won with. We dated for a second and it was a disaster. It didn’t end well! I learned a lesson from that and I’ll never do it again. But if you’re both single it may happen!

SHAPE: What makes a good partner?

Johnson: Someone who leaves all inhibitions and checks their ego at the door. You have to be prepared to try things, which most of them do. It’s very daunting. You’re total strangers and the next thing you know its ‘put your hand here, hold me there.’

SHAPE: Before coming on the show, how would you recommend a celebrity prepare?

Johnson: If I was going to be on the Dancing with the Stars, as a celebrity, I’d definitely take dance lessons before hand, something—anything! Or I would get the fitness DVD. Kristi Yamaguchi told me she did the fitness with her daughter and learned the jive steps before coming on the show.

Lots more at Shape.com.

June 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.

Breaking A Sweat With Dancing With The Stars Pro Peta Murgatroyd

Dance Informa has a new interview up with Dancing With The Stars pro Peta Murgatroyd. She dishes all about her diet and fitness regime in keeping fit for dancing. I didn’t realize before that she likes to run and hike. Below is more….

How would you describe your exercise regime? What forms of exercise do you enjoy the most?

I have to work out every day. I need to break a sweat. Running is my main go-to, whether on the road or on the treadmill. I also love to go hiking at Runyon Canyon.

How important is it for you to exercise outside of the dance studio?

Right now with the current season of The US Dancing With The Stars, I haven’t done much exercise outside of dancing. During the off-season I really need to keep my body in shape, as I’m not dancing as much as I do when I’m on Dancing With The Stars.

Do you work with a personal trainer?

Yes, his name is David Walters. I work out with him twice a week. We do strength training, to keep my body strong, and Muay Thai.

You can read more at Dance Informa. Peta is also on the cover of Front Row Monthly Magazine which you view in the tweet below…


:) RT @: Peta Murgatroyd looks gorgeous on the cover of the June issue Front Row Monthly… http://t.co/khEE0Ay2
@PetaMurgatroyd
Peta Murgatroyd

June 2, 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.

Fun Good Morning America Segment With DWTS Co-Host Brooke Burke!! (Video)

Dancing With The Stars’ co-host Brooke Burke was a guest on Good Morning America today to promote her two new fitness DVDS: “Transform Your Body with Brooke Burke – Strengthen & Condition” and “Transform Your Body with Brooke Burke – Tone & Tighten” . Cameron Mathison visits with her and decides to see if she “practices what she preaches” with her work out routines. Was he able to keep up with her? No. :D They also discuss the next season of Dancing With The Stars. Everyone keeps asking her on the cast, but, her and Tom don’t know anything yet. They call Tom just to make sure he’s not holding out. LOL! Brooke mentions the rumors she’s heard like Paula Deen, Pee Wee Herman, and Richard Simmons. At the end, they run into legendary actor Dick Van Dyke. They ask if he’d like to do some work out moves with Brooke and he says he’s too over the hill. Too cute and a must see!

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February 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.

Dancing With The Stars Pro Peta Murgatroyd Giving Chaz Bono Dance Lessons (Photos)

What is Dancing With The Stars pro Peta Murgatroyd and Chaz Bono up to? According to their twitter accounts, Peta has been giving him dance lessons. I wonder what for or is he just wanting to use dancing as a workout tool like the Daily Mail is mentioning? Whatever the case, I wish them both the best…especially if a bigger project related to dancing is in the works. To see more fun pics of the two, visit the link.

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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.

Dancing With The Stars Judge Carrie Ann Inaba Sunning It Up In Beautiful Hawaii

Dancing With The Stars judge, Carrie Anne Inaba, is looking fantastic and looks to be in top form for the new season of Dancing With The Stars, doesn’t she? Zimbio has some fantastic shots of her on the beach and in her homeland of Hawaii which you can here if interested. According to her twitter, she’s been enjoying their fine food and has even taken some time to go bowling. Stay tuned! As we reported to you earlier, Carrie Anne will be helping to co-host on LIVE! With Kelly again on Wednesday for their Hawaiian Wedding coverage. It will be interesting to see if she says anything about Dancing With The Stars? Carson Kressley will have a fashion update on the wedding as well according to the LIVE! With Kelly website and this tweet. Too fun!


February 20, 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.

DWTS TV Mentions: Brooke Burke On GMA, Derek Hough And Carrie Anne Inaba On LIVE! With Kelly

Just a couple of TV mentions! Don’t forget Derek Hough and Carrie Ann Inaba will be guesting and helping Kelly Ripa to co-host ‘LIVE! With Kelly’ this coming week in Hawaii. Derek just landed in Hawaii. He’s been posting some cool instagrams at his twitter account already such as this beautiful scene from his hotel below.

Also, KHON2 in Hawaii interviewed Kelly this past week leading up to the tapings. Here’s one of them below as a little teaser for what’s to come…

Stay tuned to Pure Derek Hough as knowing our Miss Heidi, she will have lots of ‘Derek’ coverage when she gets it. In fact, she’s got some nice things up now you don’t want to miss seeing…and that’s all I will say. :)

Also, be sure to tune into Good Morning America on Monday! According to ABC MediaNet, Brooke Burke will guesting to share her workout tips. Let’s hope she gives us some teasers about the new season of Dancing With The Stars. Though if things keep going as they are, they won’t be much to speak of. 8O

February 18, 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.

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.

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.