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February 13-20, 2022
per person, based on double occupancy
per person, based on single occupancy
With Georgia Anderson
- 7 Day cruise, inside cabin
- Port fees and taxes
- Marriage educational course
- Royal Caribbean on board amenities
- $50 on board credit
- Airfare to and from Galveston Texas
- Travel insurance
- Cruise Gratuities ($14.50 per day)
The Gottman 7 Principles
The workshop is great for couples at any stage in their relationship. It is based on decades of data and research regarding relationship satisfaction, and follows the outline of the groundbreaking book, 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John Gottman. As part of the workshop you will receive a copy of the book plus two workbooks per couple, which will be used on the days “At Sea”. This workshop is unique, as a good portion of the time is spent one on one with your partner, doing simple exercises that bring your relationship to a new and closer level. Georgia will share the research and some fun anecdotes, then set you up for success as you learn together. She’ll always be close to lend a hand if you have questions or need help. Many people shy away from marriage workshops because they are worried about self-disclosure or embarrassment in a group. I can guarantee there will be none of that here. Fun, positivity, and time to make your life better together is what you will get. You will have time to enjoy each other while developing skills to strengthen friendship, increase intimacy, and prepare for a great future together.
FAQs Who is this workshop intended for:
The Seven Principles Program is appropriate for:
Couples contemplating engagement
Couples married for decades
The Seven Principles Program is Inappropriate for
Couples in severe relationship distress
Significant emotional or physical abuse
Severe mental health problems
Relationships where one or both partners are addicted to drugs, alchochol, or other compulsive behavior.
GALVESTON - February 13
Embarkation at Port Galveston, Texas. Meet and greet that afternoon.
AT SEA - February 14
Class time 9am-12pm: Introductions, Who is John Gottman and what is the big deal with his research? Lecture: The “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” and how they predict relationship meltdown, Remedies for the Horsemen, The Power of Love Mapping, Fondness and Appreciation. Valentine’s Dinner.
COZUMEL, MEXICO - February 15
GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN - February 16
George Town is the capital city and a popular port for Caribbean cruise ships. This quaint town is host to a variety of activities including luxurious glass-bottom boat tours, fascinating rum distillery tours, beautiful art galleries, top-notch shopping that includes duty-free shops, delicious eateries, and a historical museum. Thrill-seekers will also enjoy excursions like submarine tours, snorkelling, diving, and parasailing.
FALMOUTH, JAMAICA- February 17
.Nestled right between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Falmouth is the perfect backdrop for discovery in Jamaica during your cruise— but there’s lots to do right there. For a relaxing ride along the shoreline, hop on horseback in Chukkah Beach. Cruise to Falmouth and head to the Water Square and jam out with the locals to live reggae. Culture cravers can get their fix during high tea at the historical Good Hope Estate overlooking the Queen of Spain Valley. And a trip to Falmouth wouldn’t be complete without chowing down on fiery jerk chicken and rum cake, two local favorites.
AT SEA - February 18
Class time: 9am-12pm How to Deal with Conflict in a way that brings you closer. Free-time in the afternoon for on board activities.
8-9pm BONUS CLASS FOR EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS—Introduction to Couples Massage and Mindfullness ($125 value) includes handouts, personal instruction from Georgia (Board Certified Massage Therapist).
AT SEA - February 19
Class time 9am-12pm: Four Pillars of Shared Meaning, Looking Forward Together. Afternoon free-time for relaxing an other onboard activties.
GALVESTON, TEXAS - February 20
Disembark, return home with new information, skills and confidence to improve relationships with your partner, family and more!
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Cabin categories pricing as of 3/1/2020 (cabin categories are limited)
Inside cabins category (4V) $1,150 pp included
Balcony cabins category (6D) $1385 pp $235 upgrade
Oceanview cabins suite category (2N) $1,315 pp. $165 upgrade
A Certified Active Parenting Instructor, Gottman Trained Educator, and Trainer for Protective Factors for Strengthening Families, Georgia has been facilitating parenting and family relations classes for over 25 years. Enjoying retirement from full time motherhood, she works part time as a massage therapist and family educator, volunteers as a birth doula, and loves humanitarian work. She is also an avid hiker, skier, and adventurer.
$1,315* per person, double occupancy, Ocean view
$1,385* per person, double occupancy, Balcony
*prices subject to change based on cabin availability.