MIKE AND TRICIA SPEAK WITH "DANCING WITH THE STARS' PRO DANCER ANA TREBUNSKAYA:Opinionated judges, adventurous celebs, lots of glitter, oodles of spray tans, Tom Bergeron and talented pro dancers. That's the basic formula for "Dancing With the Stars."

One of those talented pros is Russian native Ana Tebunskaya, who this season has the unenviable task of whipping boxer Sugar Ray Leonard into Disco Trophy material.

Ana -- whom we come to find out spent some time in the El Paso-Las Cruces area a few years ago, spent some time dishing with us on the phone Monday morning (4/4/11) ...

Ana on Tom Bergeron and the costumes they wear:

Ana on the opinionated judges and getting proposed to:

Ana on Sugar Ray, how the pairings are picked, and "trainwreck" Kate Gosselin:

Ana on her El Paso Experience: