Eternity medicine for wellbeing talk Dr Graham Simpson MD, chief medical officer at Eternity Medicine Institute, will talk about the value of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) and the validity of the eternity diet. Dhs50. 9.30am-noon. Al Areesh Club, Dubai Festival City (050 535 7967).
Power yoga at Zen Yoga Open to all abilities and both genders, this yoga session is perfect for a post-office stretch. Dhs75 per session, Dhs575 for 11-session trial package for new students, Dhs750 for 11-session package for existing clients. 7.30pm-9pm. Zen Yoga, Building 10, Dubai Media City, www.yoga.ae (04 367 0435).
Relax with Taj Spa’s winter offer Throughout the ever-so-slightly chillier season, this 90-minute package which includes a nourishing coconut body scrub, relaxing full-body massage and a cleansing express facial, will be offered at a special discounted price. Dhs499. Until January 30. Taj Spa, Taj Palace Dubai, Deira (04 223 2222).
Massage offers at Mandara Spa Book a signature 95-minute Mandara massage at The Monarch Dubai’s tranquil spa before the end of December and receive a complimentary Pure Nature signature facial worth Dhs420. Massage Dhs950. Until December 31. Mandara Spa, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
New Year, New You at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC This ritual starts with a body scrub using Himalayan salt. Next, escape the Christmas rush with a relaxing full-body massage, followed by a customised facial using the Natura Bissé range. The spa is also offering a relaxing ‘Top to Toe’ package, which includes a 30-minute body scrub, 30-minute express facial and a 30-minute back and shoulder massage. Dhs950 for New Year, New You, Dhs475 for Top to Toe. Until January 15 2012. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC (04 372 2777).
Yogafest 2011 Reduce your stress levels and increase your energy at Yogafest, which features tutorials from some of the city’s best instructors. There will be a wide variety of classes and disciplines taught throughout the two-day programme, including hatha flow, ashtanga, vinyasa and bikram. Free, online registration essential. 8am-7pm. Dubai Internet City Amphitheatre, near Building 1, www.dic.ae/yogafest (04 391 1111).
Experience a free healing session at India International Healing Institute Try a free Theta Healing session with a certified practitioner who can help you make changes in your life, whether you’re looking to address physical, emotional, psychological or spiritual issues. Also on Fridays 10.30am-5pm. Free. 10.30am-2pm. Ongoing. India International Healing Institute, Suite 401, Saeed Tower 1, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 598 7572).
Try the special Pure Relaxation package at Senso This three-hour package includes a face massage, Indian head massage, body scrub, carrot body mask, express radiance ice-cube facial and complimentary access to the gym, steam room and pools. Dhs550. Until December 31. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Azur Spa’s festive Head 2 Toe reviver offer Get ready for the party season from the comfort of your own home with Azur Spa on Wheelz’s festive reviver, featuring a blow-dry, cinnamon foot scrub with standard pedicure, standard manicure, grapefruit full-body scrub and shiatsu facial massage with a gold masque. Dhs400 (normally Dhs590). Until December 31. Azur Spa on Wheelz, travels to locations around Dubai (04 447 5284).
Buy one, get one free on Revital Radio Frequency treatments at Rebecca Treston Aesthetics A non-surgical treatment designed to reverse the signs of ageing around the face and neck, Revital RF claims to work by stimulating the body’s own natural collagen supplies to help rejuvenate exiting collagen and encourage new collagen to grow. Dhs1,500 (buy one, get one free in December). Until December 31. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).
Treat yourself to The Westin’s Be Centred package Spend the day at the Heavenly Spa by Westin and enjoy a package that includes a 55-minute Heavenly Massage, buffet lunch in Blue Orange and all-day access to the pool and beach. Available Sunday-Thursday. Dhs499. Until December 31. Heavenly Spa, The Westin Dubai (04 511 7901).
Circuit training with Regime This group fitness session is a fun way to get motivated and burn calories faster than you would on the treadmill. Also on Wednesdays. Dhs50 per 45-minute session. From 5.30pm-8pm (arrive any time, 7.15pm last joining point). Regime Fitness, Dubai Marina Yacht Club (055 919 7052).
Groove yoga Yoga with an urban twist, combining upbeat music, breath and Vinyasa yoga, which suits everyone from beginners to gurus. Also on Wednesdays. Dhs50. From 7pm. Ongoing. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (056 759 3576).
SpaDunya’s emerald colour experience promotion Enjoy a 45-minute emerald massage – designed to open your heart chakra and help rid the body of toxins for a nourished mind, body and soul – plus full face threading, polish change for hands and feet and personal colour consultation for less than half price this month. Dhs250 (normally Dhs590). Until December 31. Ladies only. SpaDunya, Shams 1, JBR (04 439 3669).
Fashion hairstyling at Pastels Get a fashionable new haircut, described as modern-day Twiggy with a twist, from Pastels stylists Ruksher, Natalie, Seham, Vesna, Samantha, Shakira and Manuel. If you’re looking for something different, the chain of salons has developed a complete collection featuring a variety of different styles. Dhs750 (cut Dhs300, colour Dhs450). Ongoing. Pastels Jumeirah (04 394 7393), The Ritz-Carlton JBR (04 399 5016), Mercato Mall (04 344 7883).
Look after your face with Eternel Medspa Buy one session of Thermage, a skin tightening and firming treatment, and get an exfoliating hydrafacial absolutely free. Thermage Dhs5,000-Dhs15,000, Hydrafacial Dhs600. Until December 31. Eternel MedSpa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 0008).
Festive offers on Powerplate and LPG packages at BodySmart Dubai Get a discount when you buy a package of both the LPG Android Lipomassage treatment, designed to target fat on the upper body, and sessions with Powerplate, a vibrating platform that encourages your muscles to contract in rapid reflex. Dhs3,500 for 12 sessions of each (normally Dhs3,120 for Android and Dhs1,300 for Powerplate). Until December 31. BodySmart Dubai, various locations including Hayya! Health Club, Meadows Town Centre, Emirates Hills (04 363 8318).
Let Laila ‘Lashes’ Nazari give your peepers a boost Lash guru Laila Nazari has landed in Dubai to join The Grooming Company and transform your look with Novalash eyelash extensions. Dhs900 for full set. Ongoing. Ladies only. N.Bar, Emirates Towers (04 330 1001); Tilia & Finn, Mirdif City Centre (04 236 2121).
Festive packages at Raffles Spa Try one of four super-indulgent packages at festive prices this month, with either a focus on relaxation, clarity, rejuvenation or living well, and get access to the spa’s facilities for the day. From Dhs999. Until December 31. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).
Xtend Barre This relatively new class is a combination of yoga and Pilates, with a twist. The session involves exercises performed at the ballet barre, and is designed to tone without adding bulk. Dhs65 per session, Dhs300 for five sessions, Dhs550 for 10 sessions, Dhs1,000 for 20 sessions (can be mixed and matched between different classes). From 6.45pm. Real Pilates, Palm Strip Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 345 3228).