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Dance Norwegian Fjords

Written by Eva Stelzer. Posted in Ballroom Dance, Ballroom Dance Cruise, Ballroom Dance Cruises, Go Active, Inspirations

Norwegian Fjords

Dance with Eviactive on Cunard’s Queen Mary 2

August 4 to 11, 2019

Highlights

  • Join our ballroom dance cruise on the Queen Mary 2 with our award-winning and internationally acclaimed dance professionals. All bookings must be made through our travel office.  
  • For fans of Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing With The Stars, and So You Think You Can Dance – all the latest craze in dance  hosted television.
  • Dancing nightly to live music hosted by our professionals and the Cunard dance team.
  • Group dance lessons hosted by Eviactive’s Passion to Dance team of professionals.
  • Welcome cocktail party and fantastic camaraderie aboard the newly Remastered Queen Mary 2 luxury liner.
  • Cunard Queen Mary 2 boasts the largest ballroom at sea for us to whirl and twirl as we pass through spectacular natural beauty.
  • Unlock the “Gateway  to the Fjords” in Bergen, Norway.
  • Enter Viking Villages.
  • Cruise along the Nærøyfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage landscape on board the ‘Vision of the Fjords’.
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Itinerary

Cunard QM2

Port

Arrival

Depart

August 4, Saturday

Southampton, United Kingdom, cocktail welcome party, after dinner dancing.

3 pm

August 5, Sunday

At Sea – 2 group lessons, private lessons available, after dinner dancing.

At Sea

August 6, Monday

Bergen, Norway, 1 group lesson, after dinner dancing.

Morning

 Afternoon

August 7, Tuesday

Alesund, Norway, 1 group lesson, after dinner dancing.

Morning

Afternoon

August 8, Wednesday

 Flaam and Sognefjord, Norway, TBD, after dinner dancing.

Early Morning

Afternoon

August 9, Thursday

Stavenger, Norway, Lessons TBD,

Morning

Afternoon

August 10, Friday

At Sea – 2 group lessons, private lessons available, after dinner dancing.

 At Sea

August 11, Saturday

Southampton, United Kingdom

7 am

Dance Schedule under review.

Pricing:

Starting at $1,949USD plus port fees and taxes of $102.70USD

Included: Almost daily group dance lessons with our award-winning professionals, welcome cocktail reception, all meals, nightly entertainment, one of the largest dance floors of on the seas, dancing to live music and dancing to our own music mix of ballroom music.

Not included: Dance registration – $419USD*, travel insurance, flights, personal purchases, consumer protection, private lessons available upon request, alcoholic beverages, gratuities.

Our Lead Pros

Ole Burlay (DVIDA)

Olé holds the record as six-time undefeated champion in the Amateur Championship in the Ukraine for Ballroom dance. He was also a finalist at the Open European Professional Ballroom Championships and of the Open Canadian Latin Championships. Upon starting his career in Canada, he quickly rose to the top of the Pro-Am world of dancing, becoming the Arthur Murray champion in both styles of international Latin and American Smooth. He is recognized on the dance floor for his constant smile and graciousness. For 6 consecutive years he has received the award for top teacher at the Crystal Leaf International Dancesport Championship and he is consistently one of the top 10 teachers at the prestigious Ballroom dance competition La Classique. He has also been the top teacher finalist Dancesport Series 2016 and 2017. Olé will be our lead teacher on this cruise to the Fjords Cruise and the  Mediterranean cruise starting April 8, 2019 in Monte Carlo. He will coordinate the dance pros for this cruise and we are confident that if you have not already been won over by his charm and teaching style, this cruise will win you over.

James Prouton (LISTD, LNATD)

We welcome James to our dance team. He plans to walk from home to the Queen Mary 2 dock in Southampton. James began his dancing career at the age of 2½, all thanks to Top of the Pops and Adam Ant! After perfecting the routine to ‘Prince Charming’, his parents, recognizing his talent, enrolled him in local dancing classes. He studied tap, ballet and jazz as well as ballroom and Latin up until he was 9 years of age, when he started to compete in ballroom competitions. James quickly established himself amongst the top ballroom dancers in the UK, winning a string of juvenile and junior titles. As a competitive adult ballroom dancer he established himself as one of the UK’s top amateurs, regularly finishing in the top 6 in England and in the quarter finals of most international championships. He ranked as the UK Ten dance champion and was very privileged to represent England at the World Championships where he finished 9th. In 2004, James decided to turn professional and took 3 years away from competitive dancing to concentrate on teaching – and to find the right person with which to start a new chapter in his dancing career.  Over the years, his dancing has become his number one passion and we can’t imagine anyone better to join our Passion to Dance cruises. Don’t be fooled by all those titles, James is a charming and proficient social dancer.

Lauren Rudick (certified instructor with the International Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 and RYT-CEP)

Internationally celebrated instructor Lauren Rudick has let her love of yoga take her around the world! She has studied, taught and practiced yoga across 6 continents and in over 30 countries. Lauren has been teaching yoga for over a decade and inspiring people to live passionately. She will be offering two Yoga sessions to focus on balance and flexibility for the dancing. Prior to her career as a yoga professional she worked for the luxury Regent Cruises organizing children’s and staff events. Her charm and exuberance are infectious.

 

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