Caldera to Miami on Crystal Serenity
DATES : November 30 - December 11, 2014 (11 Days) CRUISE-ONLY FARES FROM : $3,135 Per Person
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Caldera to Miami
November 30 to December 11, 2014
11 days (4 sea days) aboard Crystal Serenity
Gary Arbuthnot, Flautist
Mark Haslam, Magician
Mark Merchant, Ventriloquist
Eric Jordan Young, Vocalist
Mark Farris, Avenue Saloon
Scott Mitchel, Crystal Cove
Featuring the Crystal Ensemble of Singers and Dancers
Across the Pond
iLuminate: The Tourist
Rocket Man: A Tribute to Elton John starring Jonathan Kane
(Please note: not all shows are performed on all cruises).
Alexander B. Murphy (Eugene, OR)
Frequent lecturer and author, Alec Murphy holds a bachelor’s degree in archeology from Yale University, a law degree from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Chicago. He is past president of the Association of American Geographers and a leader in the effort to promote geographic education. His presentations help guests appreciate the nature and significance of the places where we sail
Special Interest Lecturer: Award-Winning Scholar and Historian
Jay Wolff (Naples, FL)
Dr. Jay Wolff took his undergraduate and doctoral degrees at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. A member of the faculty of Florida Gulf Coast University's Renaissance Academy and elected a member of the British Royal Society of Health, he has published more than a hundred articles on history and culture in professional journals as well as American Heritage, Forbes, American Legacy, The Washington Post and The L.A. Times. He has been a commentator on The History Channel and is an enthusiastically received destination lecturer who brings history to life with stories of the people and events that changed the world.
*Theme Presentations: Jazz
Paolo Alderighi, Piano
Harry Allen, Saxophone
Bill Allred, Trombone
John Cocuzzi, Piano/Vibraphone
Danny Coots, Drums
Yve Evans, Piano
Jacob Fischer, Guitar
Banu Gibson, Vocals
Kristin Korb, Upright Bass/Vocals
Pieter Meijers, Clarinet/Saxophone
Eddie Metz, Drums
Nicki Parrott, Bass/Vocals
Antti Sarpila, Clarinet/Saxophone
Stephanie Trick, Piano
Warren Vaché, Trumpet
Robert Veen, Saxophone
Yve Evans (Burbank, CA)
Yve has performed all around the world...Japan, Canada, Spain and Italy are a few places that come to mind. Evans has played with some of the greats in jazz and cut five CDs. (All done live and in only one take the way jazz was meant to be.) Evans was educated in the United States, Japan and Europe. Evans was mentored by internationally renowned choral conductor Jester Harriston and attended the University of Califorina, Irvine, School of Fine Arts where she studied Opera and Theater. Evans' band (she calls it her Company) is comprised of some of the industry's most accomplished musicians. Each performance shows a dedication to the tradition and understanding of jazz and it's timeless repertoire. The goal is sharing the sheer joy and freedom that her music brings, or at the very least taking the audience on a musical roller coaster ride with Yve at the helm.
Our innovative series of complimentary interactive classes created to enhance our guests quality of life in the areas of Arts & Entertainment, Business & Technology, Lifestyle & Wellness. Guests receive a certificate of completion at the end of the curriculum.
Get your creative juices flowing using a variety of media in classes taught by our specially trained Odyssey Art at Sea instructor Kristina Nugent (Carlsbad, CA).
The relaxing and social aspects of knitting have been added on select cruises. On this sailing, Shlomit Kahn (Calle, Colombia) will host knitting classes and all levels are welcome. Participants are encouraged to knit together sharing skills and advice in a congenial environment. Participation is limited.
Digital Filmmaking: The iPad Moviemaking Course. A fun way to learn the fundamentals of filmmaking.
Marc Elliott (San Gabriel, CA)
Want to take your home movies to the next level and learn how to share them with family and friends? In five entertaining classes, learn how to shoot and edit short movies using an iPad. Improve your video and photo skills. The course is taught by professionals, but aimed at non-professionals.
Course requirements: please bring your own iPad pre-loaded with the iMovie application. If you do not already own the iMovie for iOS app, you must have iOS7 in order to download iMovie from the App Store. If you have an older version of the iMovie app, be sure to update to the current version. You cannot download the app on board the ship. Please sign up online using the Priority Check-in & Planning Center (PCPC). If you sign up on board, make sure to sign up EARLY, in the Library, as the class size is limited.
Lead Technology Concierge Arwin Mañalac plus Instructor Chip Adam (Long Beach, CA). Our popular Computer University@Sea program: expanded curriculum of complimentary lectures and classes on a variety of computer-related topics, plus e-mail instruction in our computer center, equipped with 25 state-of-the-art workstations, all equipped for e-mail and Internet access (fees apply).
Crystal Cruises' exclusive Walk-on-Water program features The WALKVEST® Training System which revolutionizes walking simply by adding resistance (added weight) to your walk.
Crystal Cruises is the only cruise line to offer a Nordic Walking program to help you get more out of your limited exercise time on board. The use of lightweight poles for stability and balance will facilitate your fitness needs even if you have knee or hip issues. Two specially designed adjustable poles work the upper body while walking. Like cross country skiing, the poles are used by the arms to match each step the person takes. Our Fitness Staff will guide you to quickly be deck-walking for fun and fitness. You will be using feather weight aluminum poles provided by the market leader, LEKI®.
LPGA Teaching Professional
Shannon Kneisler (Fort Worth, TX)
Shannon Kneisler, known internationally as the 'Bio-Golf Coach' is helping to bring excitement into the game of golf with the use of biomechanics, kinesiology, physics, and meta-physical techniques, making this the easiest and most approachable natural body type method to learn the game. Shannon has worked with many of the top academies in the nation as their premier sports biomechanist and as a keynote speaker on the topic of sports body type for over a decade. Her company, 'BioGolfMechanics' has trained other PGA and LPGA professionals, university athletes, fitness professional, these same techniques. Shannon has appeared with various national television networks as a commentator and sports news authority on golf. She has appeared in golf magazines, radio shows and has authored a recent book on golf.
Our exclusive program features TaylorMade, the best performance golf company in the world and #1 driver in golf.
E.B. and Sarah Dyer (Huntersville, NC)
Beginner and intermediate bridge classes, and afternoon games.
Juan Romero (Palm Springs, CA)
Mark Bruce and Lizl Jooste (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Daily dance classes on sea days, and private lessons by appointment.
Joop Bergervoet (Etten, The Netherlands)
Bob Marinaro (Ashburn, VA)
Jack Moya (Whittier, CA)
Lamar Webster (St. George, UT)