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Magazine » March April 2012 Issue » The Great Alaska Dance Cruise

The Great Alaska Dance Cruise

Mark LeBaron
Date Published:
March 1, 2012

This summer's destination for dancers is aboard the Star Princess bound for Alaska. Have you ever wanted to relax on a cruise for a week? How about improve your ballroom skills? Here is the perfect opportunity to do both at the same time!

For seven days beginning July 15, dancers of all ages and skill levels will be aboard the cruise ship Star Princess, which departs from Seattle, Washington, and makes its journey to Skagway, Alaska, and back. USA Dance and Princess Cruises are sponsoring the third USA Dance National Dance Cruise, which will bea cruise to remember.

Come witness for yourself Alaska's sweeping mountain vistas, breathtaking glaciers and magnificent marine animal life. Alaska's natural beauty is spectacular and you will have plenty of opportunities to experience the local culture and beauty as you participate on the excursions to different ports along the way.

Dancing will be a daily activity, with many workshops taught by some of the nation's top dance instructors. Dance styles include: Cha Cha, QuickStep, Tango, Bolero, Fox-Trot, Waltz, Rumba, Hustle and more. Every night will become a dance night, perfect for practicing those new steps you just learned, or polishing ones you already know. If your dance partner can't make it, don't worry too much, because there will be plenty of people to meet aboard the Star Princess.

Aboard the ship will be clubs, casinos, shops, fitness centers and restaurants to enjoy, especially for those who need a little rest and relaxation. Also aboard the ship will be rangers who will act as tour guides and answer questions about the beautiful landscapes and unique Alaskan culture.

To book this cruise, visit, or call 1-(866) 391-2680, and don't forget to take a camera, because this cruise will full of moments you won't want to forget!