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News 12's Elisa DiStefano and Valentin Chmerkovskiy at (Credit: News 12 Interactive: Christine Petralia)

News 12's Elisa DiStefano and Valentin Chmerkovskiy at Dance With Me in Glen Head.

PHOTOS: Dance lesson with Valentin Chmerkovskiy

New 12's Elisa DiStefano gets a private dance lesson with Dancing With the Stars' Valentin Chmerkovskiy, just in time for Valentine's Day!

News 12's Elisa DiStefano and Valentin Chmerkovskiy at
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News 12's Elisa DiStefano and Valentin Chmerkovskiy at Dance With Me in Glen Head.

The Chmerkovskiy family owns and operates Dance With
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The Chmerkovskiy family owns and operates Dance With Me, which has a location in Glen Head.

Photog Dave gets the shot as Elisa interviews
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Photog Dave gets the shot as Elisa interviews Valentin.

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Are you ready for this lesson? Valentin asks
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Are you ready for this lesson? Valentin asks Elisa.

Dancing With the Stars' Valentin Chmerkovskiy shows News
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Dancing With the Stars' Valentin Chmerkovskiy shows News 12's Elisa DiStefano how to start.

It's all in the hips.
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It's all in the hips.

Valentin showing Elisa some moves.
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Valentin showing Elisa some moves.

News 12's Elisa DiStefano starts to get the
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News 12's Elisa DiStefano starts to get the hang of it with Valentin Chmerkovskiy.

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Move just like this, Valentin says.
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Move just like this, Valentin says.

This is the universal move for a turn.
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This is the universal move for a turn.

That turn wasn't so bad, was it?
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That turn wasn't so bad, was it?

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"Is it time for the lift?" Elisa says.

Every dance should end with a dip!
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Every dance should end with a dip!

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The dance finale. Take a bow!
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The dance finale. Take a bow!

Hugs all around for a great dance lesson
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Hugs all around for a great dance lesson by Valentin.

Having some fun posing for the camera.
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Having some fun posing for the camera.

Admiring the other dancers at Dance With Me.
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Admiring the other dancers at Dance With Me.

Some of the other dancers showing off their
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Some of the other dancers showing off their moves at Dance With Me.

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Outside Dance With Me studios in in Glen
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Outside Dance With Me studios in in Glen Head, run by the Chmerkovskiy family.

At Dance With Me in Glen Head, you
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At Dance With Me in Glen Head, you can get fit while having fun.

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