New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise

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New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise

December 15 – 22, 2018.

Highlights of New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Crystal Cruise

  • Awaken your senses with the best dancing at sea, Dixieland Jazz, and great port stops with our New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise.
  • Ballroom dance on Crystal Cruises with our award-winning and internationally acclaimed dance professionals.
  • Dancing nightly to live music hosted by our professionals.
  • New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise. Shall we dance?
  • Be entertained with top nightly shows, daily group dance lessons hosted by our Evia dance professionals, our signature cocktail parties, and more.
  • Basque in the warmth and sunshine of the Yucatan Peninsula from Belize to Cozumel.
  • Sip complimentary select fine wines, champagne and premium spirits.
  • Complimentary gratuities for all dining, bar, housekeeping and Penthouse butler staff.
  • Complimentary enrichment via the innovative Creative Learning Institute® and Computer University@Sea® with classes in diverse topics such as world affairs, wellness, art, wine appreciation, digital photography and iPad film making.
  • Complimentary fitness and Wellness at Sea® programs with classes in yoga, mat Pilates, Spinning®, and so much more!
  • Shall we dance! Don’t miss the boat? Our cruise fare represents savings of 60% off regular cruise fare prices. This dance cruise and discount is only available through EVIA. LET’S TALK

For detailed information click the “View Voyage Details” link below or click PLAN YOUR TRIP

Crystal Cruises and Eviactive’s Passion to dance Cruises presents:

New Orleans Yucatan Ballroom Dance Cruise

The best dancing at sea, ballroom dance and more.

Round-trip New Orleans

DATES : Dec. 15 – 22, 2018 (8 Days)

FARES FROM : $2,525 USD + Port fees and taxes*

Escape the pre holiday rush on a rejuvenating getaway along Mexico’s Rivera Maya. Snorkel, swim, wine and dine and dance.
Included: A minimum of 7 group dance lessons and one review lessonwith our award-winning professionals, welcome cocktail reception, all meals, alcohol, open-bar, cocktail reception, nightly entertainment. The All Inclusive Crystal Experience® is renowned for its ultra-luxe amenities and services, as well as unparalleled value and includes

Not included: port fees $287USD, travel insurance, flights, personal purchases, consumer protection for Canadian residents only, private lessons available upon request.

Itinerary for this amazing ballroom dance cruise





Dec 15, Saturday

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Group Cocktail party meet and greet

6 pm

Dec 16, Sunday

Cruising the Gulf of Mexico – 2 group lessons. Private lessons available upon request

Dec 17, Monday

Costa Maya, Mexico – 1 group lesson. plus 30 minute review of steps from Dec. 16. Private lessons available upon request

12 n

8 pm

Dec 18, Tuesday

Belize City, Belize – no group lessons.

7 am

6 pm

Dec 19, Wednesday

Roatán Island, Honduras – 1 group lesson. Private lessons available upon request

7 am

5 pm

Dec 20, Thursday

Cozumel, Mexico – 1 group lesson. Private lessons available upon request

9 am

4 pm

Dec 21, Friday

Cruising the Gulf of Mexico – 2 group lessons. Private lessons available upon request

 At Sea

Dec 22, Saturday

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

8 am


Based on double occupancy. Call for single occupancy pricing.

Outside cabin slightly obstructed starting at $2,525 USD + port fees and taxes

Outside cabin no obstruction starting at $2,750 USD + Port fees and taxes

Balcony cabin starting at: $3,795.00 USD + Port fees and taxes

Note: Port fees and taxes $287 USD

*Dance fees $299USD per person

Special discounts for those who have sailed before with Crystal and for all bookings before July 30, 2017.

For more information please write to us at: info@eviactive.com
Or telephone: 1-888-384-2669 or 514-344-8888



Signup to reserve your spot

Veranda Cabin 246 square feet









Danny Arbour

Danny brings 25 years of experience as a highly accomplished ballroom dancer and international dancesport competitor. In both 2004 and 2005 he won the prestigious “Latin Amateur Canadian Dancesport Championship” and was the Canadian representative at the World Championships in Germany and the Czech Republic. In 2008, Danny was one of the top 10 finalists on “So You Think You Can Dance Canada.” Since 2008, he has been competing as a pro Latin dancer.

Known as well for his teaching and his choreography, Danny has and continues to choreograph for So You Think You Can Dance Canada, the film “Funky Town” and CBC’s “Les Dieu de la Danse.” He is certified by the Canadian DanceSport Federation in Latin, Standard, Rhythm, and Smooth styles of ballroom dancing. Danny is the co-owner and founder of Studio Danza, where he brings a unique mixture of technique, dedication, and fun to his teaching. Danny will lead our New Orleans Cruise in December 2018.

Mathieu Caron

We are honored to have Mathieu join our team. Mathieu is a professional dancer of course, but also an internationally acclaimed ballroom dance and figure skating clothing designer. For the 2018 winter Olympics, Mathieu designed 8 pairs couples costumes including that of the gold -medalists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. Mathiue still dances pro-am in the Latin categories and has competed successfully at the Blackpool competitions. He is fun-loving, can lead anyone, and is a great asset to our team.


Stanislav Borsh

Born is Tashkent, Uzbekistan Stan was destined to become a great dancer. By the time he was 8 years old his parents recognized an unstoppable passion and talent for the Ballroom. Amongst his successes are becoming 3-time champion in International style and Latin programs in Uzbekistan. In 2000, he organized several prestigious competitions, and passed his degree to become a judge in ballroom dance competitions. In 2008, Stan took a leap of faith and moved to Montreal, easily picking up American style dance. He regularly is one of the top teachers in competitions. He is co-owner of Juste Dance school of ballroom and hip hop dance. Together with his partner Allyson Kassie, Stan is involved in many charity endeavors including “Dancing with the Stars” – a fund raiser for medical equipment at the Montreal Children’s hospital. Stan is an unstoppable machine on the dance floor, with impeccable technique and great charm.

Justine Rainville


Justine joins Eviactive’s Passion to Dance New Orleans cruise. With 15 years of experience, both socially and competitively, Justine will make sure that you enjoy our dance journey together. This is her second ballroom dance cruise with our group. Justine held the 1st place title in the under-21 Amateur Latin championship and more recently in the “Rising Star” and Open Professional categories. Justine Rainville’s excellent dance and teaching abilities are supported by her diploma from the Canadian DanceSport Federation (CDF). She teaches both competitive and social dance. Justine teaches many of the social group classes at Studio Danza in Montreal. Her training has been under some of the most renowned danced pros. Justine has recently trained dancers on the Canadian version of “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Les Dieux de la Danse.”


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