Not only is Jana Kramer currently on tour, but the mom to 8-month-old daughter Jolie Rae is also competing on Dancing with the Stars. As for what a day on the reality competition show is like? Find out for yourself in the video above, where the singer/songwriter takes PeopleStyle behind the scenes for a day on the DWTS set for our Most Instagrammable Day video series.
And Kramer’s day is packed, from rehearsing her routine with pro partner Gleb Savchenko to getting ready for the ballroom in the makeup trailer. “I just pray that it all comes together,” admits Kramer, 32.
Part of the process involves getting her performance look just right. In fact, the black number that Kramer is seen wearing while dancing to Selena Gomez’s “Hands to Myself” during the sexy (and wet!) Argentine Tango with Savchenko on Oct. 17 was the result of a last-minute wardrobe change.
“They had made this really beautiful lingerie dress, but we’re dancing the Argentine Tango, so when we rehearsed yesterday they had this for me just to rehearse in so that my costume wouldn’t get wet,” explains Kramer, who recently partnered with Colgate Optic White.
However, the moment she put the new outfit on, “We were like, ‘Wow we actually like this dress better than the dress that they made for me,’ so we switched dresses and now I’m in this,” she shares. The quick decision must have worked: The dance earned the couple a perfect score.
And when Kramer isn’t dancing, she’s spending all her time with her little girl. “I have a beautiful almost 9-month-old baby girl so in between rehearsals I’m with my baby,” says Kramer.
In the video, she also shows off her left ring fingernail, which is painted purple to raise awareness about domestic abuse and the silence surrounding it, as she partnered with victim assistance organization Safe Horizon.
“It’s a really important organization for me because I am a survivor of domestic abuse,” says Kramer, who opened up to PEOPLE earlier this month about her painful history of domestic abuse. Let’s talk about it and stop it.”
Watch the video above to see her full day! Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays (8 p.m. ET) on ABC.