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DWTS Sharna Burgess “There is a very sexy thing about a man that can dance–and also a woman”

Dancing With The Stars Sharna Burgess talked with Just Amorous about the show and what she thinks the key to her success has been. Below is more including her thoughts on what we can learn from a man and a woman when they dance. She also discusses who she would love to dance with if she could.

JA: What do you think has been the key to your success on the show?

SB: One of the biggest things you can do when you come on a show like Dancing with the Stars is to be unique. My choreography has its own style in comparison to other people. Not better or worse; just unique. I think that is what helps me stand out. To be honest, this job requires that you are a fantastic dancer/choreographer, but you have to have the art of patience. If you don’t have that, you are not going to love your time here. It can be very frustrating, but also very rewarding once you’ve put the work and time in.

JA: What can we learn about a man based on the way he dances?

SB: There is a very sexy thing about a man that can dance–and also a woman. I think it exudes confidence when someone can dance. That is probably one of the best qualities a person can have—confidence in yourself and who you are, and the way that you move, whether you dance or not. As human beings we feed off of energy, and I think that confidence, and a little bit of cockiness in men, is an extremely attractive quality. Women flock to that. So, I think that dance goes hand in hand with it. If he’s out there and dancing on the dance floor; that means he’s got the confidence to do it, and the confidence in knowing how to use his body.

JA: Who would you like to dance with if you had unlimited access to every person who’s ever walked this earth (past or present)?

SB: Certainly Gene Kelly would be one of my absolutes. I am the biggest fan of him. Mikhail Baryshnikov is another one who I find just absolutely mesmerizing. I always look to the greats. The Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire. Even Shirley MacLaine, and all the West Side Story (1961) cast. I admire and love dance back in that day–it was so innovative, so real, and so raw. I love it. Growing up as a kid I was introduced to some of the old school movie greats, including Singing in the Rain, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Calamity Jane even. There was a lot of older movies that I was exposed to, and I just sort of fell in love with it–that old Hollywood. Definitely, it would be all the greats (laughs).

More at Just Amorous. Excellent interview!

October 31, 2014 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 Val Chmerkovskiy Talks With The Lowdown – Photos

Pictured below is Dancing With The Stars Val Chmerkovskiy! Yesterday he was a guest on Diana Madison’s The Lowdown. Be watching this link for a video. In the meantime, below are some photos from Getty Images. For more, click the photos.

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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.

Julianne Hough Interviewed About DWTS, Touring, And More On The Rachel Ray Show – Videos

Julianne Hough was on the Rachel Ray Show today. Below you can listen to her talk about Derek and the Move Live On Tour. She also talks on Dancing With The Stars and judging. You can watch her talk on her new house and cook too here as well.

October 27, 2014 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.

Janel Parrish Writes Of Romance Rumors With Val Chmerkovskiy, DWTS, and More

Janel Parrish has written a new blog at People. She writes of the romance rumors with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy which you can read in a take below. Note how she’d like to keep their feelings personal. You can also read on their new dance where she’s hoping Pretty Little Liars and Dancing With The Stars will collide. More below and at the link.

As far as the rumors of romance between Val and me, I just want people to focus on the dancing that we do and the hard work that we do. I appreciate that people see that we have chemistry, and we absolutely do, but whatever feelings we have, those are our feelings and those are personal.

This week we’re working on a Viennese Waltz, and we’re actually going to do a Pretty Little Liars theme for Halloween. We are dancing to the show’s theme song, “Secret” by The Pierces, so that’s going to be amazing. I don’t want to give too much of it away, but it will be very much my character but more of a twist. It’s going to be fun.

I’m looking forward to showing my fans how much we love them. I know that the PLL army is very supportive of our team. They’ve been voting for us and watching the show, and I love that. I want to give back to them and show them how much I love Pretty Little Liars and how much I love their support. I’m looking forward to making my two worlds right now – Dancing with the Stars and Pretty Little Liars – collide. I’m really, really excited to show the fans what we’ve come up with. I think they’re going to love it!

ETA: Here is a sneak peek into this routine from Entertainment Tonight…

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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.

Val Chmerkovskiy And Janel Parrish Talk to KTLA About Dating Rumors And DWTS

Val Chmerkovskiy And Janel Parrish talked to KTLA about dating (ok like whatever), their dances, and more….

October 23, 2014 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.

DWTS2014 Janel Parrish And Val Chmerkovskiy Chat On Their Chemistry And More – New Interview

Janel Parrish and Val Chmerkovskiy talked to Access Hollywood today about this past week’s dance on Dancing With The Stars. They discuss their chemistry and the competition. They also play a lie detection game…

October 16, 2014 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.

SWAY: A Dance Trilogy 2.0 Video Promo, Tickets On Sale Now For December Shows

Dancing With The Stars pros Maks Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani, and Val Chmerkovskiy are back for SWAY 2.0. For more in detail and ticket information, see Dance With Me USA.

October 6, 2014 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.

Janel Parrish Writes Of Her “Most Memorable Year” Dance And More On Dancing With The Stars

Janel Parrish has written her new weekly blog at People. Below is take about her and Val’s new dance. The rumba is all about love and they are hoping to bring that to their routine.

This week, we are doing the rumba. The rumba is completely different from jazz. I had to erase everything I learned last week and start over with a new set of rules. That’s always the challenging part when you start a new dance – trying to forget the muscle memory your body has created during the last dance that you did.

I’ve taken a few dance classes in my life but never anything that prepared me for ballroom. Ballroom is so different from anything I’ve ever done, so anything I’ve ever learned in any dance class gets kind of thrown out the window when you start doing the rumba.

Val’s just an amazing coach and he pushes me to give all that I can possibly give by the end of the day. Every day when I go home, I feel like I get a little bit better.

This week is “Most Memorable Year.” The most memorable year for me is the year I moved to L.A. – it was the most challenging, scary but amazing year of my life! For me, the theme of that year was love. The rumba is a dance of love, so we’re going to bring all of that to the routine.

We’ll be dancing to Sam Smith’s cover of the Whitney Houston hit “How Will I Know.” It’s a really, really beautiful dance, so I think it’s going to look amazing. The dance is going to be slow, sensual, beautiful, romantic, passionate. It’s going to be completely different from anything we’ve brought to the dance floor so far.

You can read more at People.

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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 Val Chmerkovskiy Plays Violin For Michael Wien’s New “Road to Elysium” EP, View And Listen

A couple of months ago, Michael Wien posted a teaser of Val Chmerkovskiy playing the violin for his new upcoming EP called “Road to Elysium”. Now the song is finished and you can take a listen below. This is so beautiful. I love when Val plays the violin. Stay tuned. The new EP will be released soon.

September 29, 2014 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.

Janel Parrish Writes On Her New Dance With Val Chmerkovskiy And More

Janel Parrish has written a new blog for People. She writes of last week’s dance and tough love in rehearsals with Val. She also talks on her new dance. Here is more…

We’re doing jazz this week for Movie Night and we’re performing to West Side Story. I’m having so much fun picking out costumes. We have an amazing costume designer. They create everything from scratch and it’s just been a dream. I’m the biggest girly-girl. Any time I see something with sparkles on it, I’m so excited.

I’m really looking forward to this week’s performance. Jazz is really the only dance I have a tiny bit of experience in and I remember really loving it. It’s such a fun dance. And I love Broadway; it’s where I got my start. So this week is going to be a blast for me!

To read the full blog, see People.

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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.