updated 09/16/2012 AT 5:00 PM ET
•originally published 09/25/2012 AT 5:30 PM ET
Winning Dancing with the Stars means you become a dancer for life, right? You keep up with your new hobby and break out the moves at every opportunity?
“I haven’t danced in seven years!” the model and actress, 36, tells PEOPLE. “It’s going to be intense.”