Miami HEAT Dancers Digital Magazine Unveiled
MIAMI, MARCH 17 –The Miami HEAT announced today the release of the Miami HEAT Dancers Digital Magazine, a 59-page online feature comprised of exclusive, stunning photos, which were taken during their sizzling poster shoot in Dominican Republic earlier this season. In addition to the exquisite pictures, the e-zine also contains individual interviews with each HEAT Dancer, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the entire process.
Shot on location at Bahia Principe Resorts, the Miami HEAT Dancers Digital Magazine was shot in 23 different locales–one for each dancer—amid the backdrop of exquisite beaches and luscious landscapes of the Dominican Republic. It’s a 10 Haircare products were used exclusively for the Miami HEAT Dancers photoshoot to achieve incredibly sexy, beachy hair styling in the tropical location. It’s a 10 Haircare is the presenting partner of the 2013-14 Miami HEAT Dancers.
Fans can easily access the HEAT Dancers Digital Magazine from their computers or tablets by clicking here or on a mobile phone by visiting the official Miami HEAT Twitter account, twitter.com/MiamiHEAT.
About the Miami HEAT Dancers
The HEAT Dancers are the league’s premier dance team. USA Today heralded the HEAT Dancers as “cutting edge,” “well-drilled and hip.” They have been featured on popular TV programs such as ESPN’s The Season, MTV Hits, andMTV’s My Super Sweet 16. The HEAT Dancers remain the only non-host city dance team invited to perform during the NBA All-Star Weekend festivities, wowing the audience in Houston during All-Star 2006. The HEAT Dancers were even celebrated on ESPN.com’s “Page 2.” In August 2006, Gregg Easterbrook wrote that “their allure is an indicator of a power shift -- the best-looking beach babes now congregate in South Florida, not California.” Their appeal is global, having recently traveled to and performed in China, Istanbul, London, Germany, the British Virgin Islands, France, Thailand, Barbados and Spain.
Dancing for the HEAT also proves to be a gateway to the entertainment world, as several former HEAT Dancers have achieved stardom. Trista Rehn (2000-02) was the star of the popular ABC reality series The Bachelorette, and has appeared in a number of other TV shows including The Bachelor, Dancing with the Stars and Fear Factor. Jessica Sutta (1999-02) is a former vocalist for the pop group Pussycat Dolls. Brooke Long (2005-06) was Suitcase No. 15 Model for the former NBC hit show Deal or No Deal and has appeared in blockbuster movies such as I Hope They Serve Beer In HelI. Layla El (2004-06) is a WWE Diva and the winner of the “2006 WWE $250,000 Diva Search.” Johanna Gomez (2002-04), former co-host of the mun2 show fusion, currently serves as a reporter for Sun Sports / Fox Sports Florida as well as a co-host of the DJ Laz Morning Show on 106.7FM in Miami. Jamie Ruiz (2003-08), who stepped into the spotlight on the popular CW show Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious, is a member of the music group YLA.
More recently, Susie Garcia (2002-08) was one of the top 20 finalists on the 2008 season of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance? Traci Young (2002-09; 2010-11) along with a group of former HEAT Dancers, Karelix Alicea (2002-06; 2007-08), Gina Francis (2004-08), Christina Pagan (2007-08), and Michelle Burgos (2007-08), were part of the all-female dance group “Fly Khicks” on Season 3 of the popular MTV reality dance competition series Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew. In addition, HEAT Dancer Ashley Allen (2008-11) was one of 10 NBA dance team members to be featured in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.