Dancing Lessons: How I Found Passion and Potential on the Dance Floor and in Life

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Wiley, Jan 11, 2011 - Performing Arts - 256 pages
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The inside story of the life of Cheryl Burke, TV star, dancer, choreographer, and two-time champion on the top-rated TV hit series Dancing with the Stars

Cheryl Burke has been dancing since the age of four and competing since she was thirteen years old. Over several exciting seasons, she has captivated audiences of Dancing with the Stars with her incredible dance performances, Emmy-nominated choreography, high energy, and bright smile. In Dancing Lessons, she takes you from her childhood years into the world of competitive ballroom dancing and on to Dancing with the Stars.

  • Includes behind-the-scenes stories and photos from the life of the first two-time champion of Dancing with the Stars
  • Shares lessons Cheryl has learned from her celebrity partners on Dancing with the Stars, from Drew Lachey to Chad Ochocinco
  • Includes personal revelations concerning Cheryl's childhood, weight issues, and the media

In Dancing Lessons, Cheryl Burke whisks you away to a world full of dancing, entertainment, and living to the max. In each chapter, you will discover a depth of passion in Cheryl's life that perfectly matches the commitment she displays on the dance floor. Cheryl's accounts of being a powerful woman putting her talent to work will inspire readers everywhere to pursue their own dreams.

"Not only an amazing dancer, but a kick-ass woman to look up to."
Jenny McCarthy

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User Review  - fearless2012 - LibraryThing

I found it to be distanced and unemotional, or artificial and glossy. It sounds like she's better at thinking on her feet than describing people in print. (7/10) Read full review

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User Review  - Sydney Young - Goodreads

Read this (via Audio,in the car,on the way to lessons at the dance studio where Emit did his training with Cheryl) because I'm practicing for the Paris Texas Dancing with the Stars. I couldn't put it ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

CHERYL BURKE is the only professional dancer to appear four times in the finals of ABC's top-rated show Dancing with the Stars; she is a two-time back-to-back champion. She owns two dance studios in California.

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