Sure, it's called Dancing With the Stars, but most devoted DWTS fans care about the pros who teach the famous contestants at least as much as they care about the "stars” themselves. Over the 17 seasons of Dancing with the Stars, we've met numerous amazing pro dancers who won our hearts with their fun attitudes, amazing dance skills, or awesome choreography. When the pros move on to other things, or take an extended break from the show, we miss them.
Fortunately, people this skilled never stay on the sidelines. So what have the MIA pros been up to since the last time you saw them on the show? We've rounded up the latest news on some of the biggest fan faves who have left the Mirror Ball competition for a few seasons or more.
Click through this gallery to find out what they've been up to.