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Dancing with the Stars’ Celebrity Hosts ABC TV Megahit Show Public Viewing and Leads the LaBlast Dance Event in Support of AdMeTech Foundation’s Dance for a Cure of Prostate Cancer

March 27, 2012

BOSTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following release is being issued by the AdMeTech Foundation:

WHAT: If you like watching Dancing with the Stars, join its professional cast member Louis van Amstel who will host a public viewing of the ABC TV hit show on Monday, April 9 in support of the AdMeTech Foundation’s Dance for a Cure of Prostate Cancer. Earlier in the evening, Mr. van Amstel will lead the LaBlast Dance Class – an exercise program he created in order to bring great fun to rigorous fitness. Mr. van Amstel supports AdMeTech Foundation’s mission to create “Manogram” so that men with prostate cancer will have accurate diagnostic tools akin to life-saving mammograms for women with breast cancer. Even though prostate cancer can be cured when detected early, an American man dies every 16 minutes. Prostate cancer is the most common and the second most lethal malignancy in men. This event is presented by the Belmont-based Avalon Dance Studio.

WHO: Louis van Amstel is a three-time world champion of Latin Ballroom dance and a veteran professional cast member of Dancing with the Stars. Mr. van Amstel choreographed and/or appeared on multiple TV shows, including the Fox TV hit “So You Think You Can Dance.” He coached Karina Smirnoff, Tony Dovolani, Maksim and Val Chmerkovskiy who later joined him as fellow cast members of Dancing with the Stars. Dr. Faina Shtern is a President of AdMeTech Foundation who established Dance for a Cure as a public awareness campaign to end the prostate cancer crisis. In the 90s, she served as a Chief of the Diagnostic Imaging Research Branch at the National Cancer Institute where she led development of the contemporary breast cancer imaging. Mr. Russel Jackson is a founder of the Avalon Dance Studio located in Belmont, Massachusetts.

WHEN: Monday, April 9, 2012
6:30 – 7:30 LaBlast Dance Fitness Class
7:30 – Break
8:00 – 10:00 – Public Viewing of Dancing with the Stars & Dance for a Cure of Prostate Cancer Review
10:00 – 11:00 – Social Dancing

WHERE: Moseley’s on the Charles
50 Bridge Street
Dedham, MA 02026

ABOUT Louis van Amstel & LaBlast: LaBlast is an innovative partner-free dance fitness program created by world renowned dancer, coach, choreographer, Dancing with the Stars fan favorite and fitness expert Louis van Amstel.The program uniquely fuses fitness routines and movements into dance training. Music is a key component to the classes, using a wide variety of genres ranging from pop, rock, hip hop, country and disco to create a fun, energetic club-like atmosphere. The result is a high-energy experience that makes you want to dance! LaBlast is designed for all levels – from the absolute beginner to the experienced dancer. It is a multi-level program at which students can progress at their own rate. Students begin with an introduction to the program providing the foundation and base techniques used in LaBlast. As the program progresses, the intensity of the workout increases, dances and choreography are expanded, and technique and details are refined (www.lablastfitness.com)

ABOUT AdMeTech Foundation: A Boston-based non-profit organization which conducts ground breaking programs in research, education and awareness to advance diagnostic tools for improved early detection and treatment of prostate cancer (www.admetech.org).

SOURCE AdMeTech Foundation

Source: PR Newswire