By Matt Hendrickson
A native of San Diego, Lotz, 32, does most of her own stunts, crediting the complicated footwork she masters for the show to her years as a trained dancer. "I started dancing professionally when I was just 17 and performed in a music video for [the pop singer] JoJo," she says. "Everyone was having fun, but I had to have a chaperone on set because I was underage. It was so embarrassing!" Luckily Lotz got the last laugh. Here she shares her rules for staying strong.