Re: Cruises with ballroom dancing Posted by dancer 1 5/10/2013 10:33:00 AM
You can be sure that the instruction on the ships has gone downhill severely. My husband and I used to teach on several of the lines and they would give us a cabin and tripM. We have been all over the world and taught together for about 12 years on the ships. Most recently they are trying to save money and so they let the kids int the show TRY to teach the ballroom classes...yuk,,,,huge mistake. Pathetic, but I feel sorry for them, because I don't think they want to do it either. My husband and I are educated, hold degrees in teaching and also have years of ballroom experience. We have watched as passengers, the ballroom classes nowadays, full of people, interested in learning and by the end of the cruise,,,,,there may be 2 couples in the class. Breaks our hearts, because we love dance and love to teach it...so be aware, that if you are really interested in learning something about ballroom on a ship,,,,you probably won't learn much of anything any more.