And what it teaches me is that just in everyday life, if you set yourself a challenge that you're going to do something everyday, you really can change. Derek: We have some crazy hilarious home videos of us dancing. Everyone is wearing totally '80s outfits and scrunchies, and I'm going to town like it's nobody's business with my platinum blond hair.Glamour: You really do develop a relationship with your partner! Tune in to ABC Monday, March 19th for the 2-hour season premiere of .Derek: I joke around and say I've been married and divorced 8 times. And it's cool to have the stars be so vulnerable and rely on you. Derek: Well, my parents met ballroom dancing in college in Idaho, but they just danced socially. In my family though, it's mainly just Julianne and me, because we had the chance to go to London. " But for me, I feel more protective than competitive, because she's my younger sister. Are you guys excited about this season's Derek and Maria pairing?

When I get taller partners, they are typically more clumsy and unstable in heels. When my partners are smaller, they tend to be able to hold their posture a little bit more.

Lil' Kim, she was out of control, she was so small and she knew how to use heels. Derek: I enjoy showing somebody something they really thought they could never do, and you see the confidence build inside.

They were partly raised and trained by Season 7 DWTS pro Corky Ballas and his wife, and grew up with Corky's son and DWTS pro Mark Ballas. Derek produced one of the many rehearsal-related injuries during Season 7, when he fell, hit his head and was taken to the hospital in a neck brace.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Derek Hough attends the OK Magazine's 2012 Pre-Oscar Party held at Greystone Manor on February 23, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.

Still, Wozniak managed to escape the bottom two and avoided the dance-off.

Denise & Maks and Holly & Dmitry were revealed to be in the bottom two, and they would be participating in the dance-off.

She was replaced by Melissa Rycroft, a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader who won season 13 of The Bachelor. Week 1: Gilles Marini & Cheryl Burke received ‚Äč (the highest score of the night) for their cha-cha-cha.

Although having only two days to practice for their Waltz, Melissa Rycroft & Tony Dovolani tied for second place with Shawn Johnson & Mark Ballas.

They announced their split via Twitter prior to the start of Season 9.