Variety Cruises Offers Summer Yoga Retreat

Variety Cruises announced the addtion of two, seven-night/eight-day Yoga-themed cruises departing round-trip from Nice, France on August 11 and 18.

Guests of the Yoga Retreat will board the 36-cabin, 72-passenger Variety Voyager in Nice, traveling through Saint-Tropez, Ile Rousse, Bonifacio, Elba, Portovenere with an optional excursion to Cinqueterre, Portofino, and Monte Carlo.

An Introductory Yoga class will be held the first morning of each cruise.  The 60-minute "Solar Gathering" morning session and the 60-minute "Lunar Salutation" sunset session will be held daily.  In addition, 30-minute lectures will be held, focusing on "The Miracle of Prana, Breathing on Life," "Why Yoga? How Yoga Can Help Your Body Posture and Activate Your Chakras" and "Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle through Yoga and Diet."  The instructor, Konstantina Maridaki, has over 12 years of teaching experience and trained under the world-famous Yoga Guru Shiva Rea.

Fares for the Variety Cruises Yoga Retreat in the Riviera start at $1,690 per person, based on double occupancy and include group sessions on deck, lectures, optional meditation sessions, 30-minute free massage, American buffet breakfast and two meals daily, a welcome cocktail, and Captain's Dinner.  

For more information, visit or call 1-800-319-7776.