Louis van Amstel Talks About His Future With DWTS & Other Goals
Louis van Amstel had a chance to dance with the iconic Cheryl Ladd this year on the show and though they were eliminated, he still gets to dance with the other pros throughout the rest of the season. And coming back after a seven year hiatus, now that more eyeballs are on him, he has a lot to share on what he is doing on and off the dance floor.
For one, he has his own dance fitness program called LaBlast. And what that actually is he explained to us EXCLUSIVELY saying, It’s LABlast Dance Fitness, which I started in 2010 after you know being on the show for nine seasons. I realized then and there that it’s so much fun for the audience to watch, but I wanted to give them an opportunity, “Wait a minute, you now can learn all these dances yourself!” And since it is a fitness program, after twelve years of developing it, it really gives you all the benefits of fitness and all the benefits of the fact that you’re dancing throughout the entire workout. And because of the pandemic, we started our on demand program. You can do it on your computer. As a matter of fact, I’m joining my own team because I am not in the studio. So I’m taking class and really, it’s so much fun. You can do it at home, you can do it in the park. As long as you have with wireless internet, you can join on demand and even Cheryl Ladd, she is joining the on demand program now. She fell in love.”
But when it comes to his future with DWTS, he has some ideas on all of that as well as he told us, “I’m not making the decision to bring myself back, but I made sure that the powers that be know that I’ve missed it. I’ve loved being back in whatever capacity, whether this is as a pro dancer or potentially if Len decides to retire, and I’m ready to step in, but only if he is ready to retire or maybe there’s a new role. I really love helping the other pros. 70% of them, I was already their coach before Dancing with the Stars started like Witney, she was 10 years. Lindsay, Brandon, I mean since I live in Utah, they’re all in Utah. So many of them I already coached. So to kind of be a role, this would be a new role that I could be the one helping every couple to be their best, to be the liaison between the couple’s, and the production company and the creative team. I just love to be part of the show one way or another.”
And as much as that is all important, he also recognizes other important things in his life and that is family.