Shall We Dance Ballroom Dance Cruise Fort Lauderdale

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Shall We Dance Ballroom Dance Cruise Fort Lauderdale

December 07 – 15, 2018.

Highlights of Shall We Dance Ballroom Dance Cruise

  • Dance, dance, dance with our exceptional professional ballroom dance team.
  • Snorkel, dive, or swim in Belize and Roatan.
  • Tickle a childlike wonder in the warm waters of the western Caribbean.
  • Tropical Treasure, ballroom dance extravaganza starting and ending in Fort Lauderdale.
  • Enjoy nightly dancing, nightly shows, many group dance lessons hosted by Maria Elent and Ole Burlay, and more.
  • Pre night dancing at Goldcoast Ballroom in Coconut Creek.
  • Other dance cruises available include December 15, 2018 sailing from New Orleans. Click here for more information or April 8, 2019 sailing from Monte Carlo to Lisbon. Click here for more information

Aboard the Royal Princess


Friday, December 7


Overnight in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy a special evening of dancing at Goldcoast Ballroom

Arrive Depart
Saturday, December 8 Fort Lauderdale, FL 4:00pm

Sunday, December 9 At Sea – Group lessons today. Private lessons available by appointment.

Monday, December 10 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Private lessons available by appointment. 7:00am 4:00pm

Tuesday, December 11 Roatan, Honduras – group lessons 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Private lessons available by appointment. 10:00am 6:00pm

Wednesday, December 12 Belize City, Belize– Private lessons available by appointment. 7:00am 6:00pm

Thursday, December 13 Cozumel, Mexico -group lessons 9 a.m to 10 a.m. 10:00am 10:00pm

Friday, December 14 At Sea – Group lessons today and a dance showcase. Private lessons available by appointment.

Saturday, December 15 Fort Lauderdale, FL 6:00am
*All prices based on double occupancy and subject to availability. This cruise is priced in Canadian Dollars, a 30% saving for our American guests and a huge saving for our European clients.

Prices for our Shall We Dance Ballroom Dance Cruise starting at*

Balcony Cabin: starting at $1,841.00 CANADIAN (includes entry to Goldcoast. Transfer to Goldcoast and to the ship to be determined. Overnight hotel December 7 additional)

Suite: starting at $2,041.00 CANADIAN (includes entry to Goldcoast. Transfer to Goldcoast and to the ship to be determined. Overnight hotel December 7 additional)

Other prices available upon request

Included in pricing: Cabin and all meals, evening at Goldcoast, 4 group dance lessons (private dance lessons additional and upon request), transfer from the hotel to ship on December 8, nightly dancing with the Shall We dance guests and team.

Not included: Beverage packages, Consumer protection of .01%, gratuities, insurance, airfare, excursions, pre night hotel, transfers to and from Goldcoast ballroom.

About the “Shall We Dance” Team

Maria Elent

Maria Elent Golovanevski is the driving force behind this exceptional cruise and dance program. She holds the title of Canadian National Ballroom Champion, is the founder and director of ‘Shall We Dance Studio’ in Toronto and is a member in good standing of Canadian Dance Teachers Association. She is also a certified ballroom & Latin dance adjudicator and Choreographer. Maria’s dance training began at the age of five in Russia. From an early age she performed in theaters, exhibitions and galas and started teaching dance by the age of seventeen. Maria is a graduate of the St. Petersburg State University with Masters Degree of Arts. Her studies enabled her to expand her career to include international experience teaching in Russia, Israel, Europe and North America. Maria will be joining us on our Mediterranean Cruise starting April 8, 2019. Prepare to have the time of your life!

Vadim Mostovoy

Vadim Mostovoy won the coveted 10-Dance Championships in his native Ukraine before representing the Ukraine at World’s. He placed in the finals of the Italian amateur 10-Dance event, the Krakow 10-Dance cup , and Gradec Kralove, to mention a few . Before emigrating to Canada he managed three Dance studios in Ukraine. His technical expertise and business acumen are a winning combination.

Once in Canada, he continued his successes as a dancer, becoming 6-time Canadian Representative to the World Professional Championships in 10 Dance and Standard divisions, taking top prize at the Asian Pacific Championship in Australia as well as Universal Dance Cup in Japan. In 2003, Vadim danced next to Jenifer Lopez and Richard Gere in the movie “Shall we Dance.” Today, he is member of Canadian Dancesport Federation and World Dance Council. He is an International adjudicator in all styles of ballroom dancing. Vadim will share his knowledge of technique while making sure that you have fun dancing

Ole Burlay

Olé holds the record as six-time undefeated champion in the   Amateur Championship in Ukraine for Ballroom dance, was a finalist of Open European Professional Ballroom Championships and of the Open Canadian Latin Championships. Upon starting his career in Canada, he quickly rose to the top in the Pro-Am world of dancing, becoming the Arthur Murray champion in both styles of international Latin and 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 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 and on the Mediterranean cruise starting April 8, 2019 in Monte Carlo. His charm and teaching style are sure to win you over.

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