Try a new dance class or have an aloe vera body ritual
Buy one, get one free at Spa Zen this February Book any Zen Signature Ceremony at Zen Spa and get a 60-minute Zen Royal massage free during your next visit. Alternatively, book a cryotherapy age-defying facial, lift and radiance facial or oxygenating facial and get a free 30-minute express treatment of your choice. Ceremonies from Dhs650, facials from Dhs525. Until February 29. Spa Zen, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0531).
The Oasis Wellness Festival This two-week festival has had a different focus each day, and today is all about de-stressing. Expect a problem-solving approach with workshops, demonstration classes and gifts to improve your health. Call to register for free sessions. Free. From 10am. Until February 29. Oasis Centre Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.oasiscentremall.com (04 384 7011).
Try a Bodybalance session at The Pavilion Sports Club If you prefer a more holistic approach to fitness, this should suit you. Led by instructor Michelle, this Les Mills session combines yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates techniques to reinforce both flexibility and strength, and bring mind and body into harmony. Dhs70. From 7.30pm. Ongoing. The Pavilion Marina and Sports Club, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, www.jumeirah.com (04 406 8800).
Free face lift massage with the Venus New Life treatment Eternel Medspa is offering a free Venus Glove tightening facelift massage treatment when you buy a Venus New Lift body-firming treatment, which claims to remove fat by a process called Bio Electrical Acceleration Management (BEAM). Dhs400 per session. Until March 31. Eternel Medspa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 0008).
Special offers at the Hyatt Regency This March, Club Olympus is offering a new aloe vera body ritual with red rose facial package, designed to detox and revitalise, and leave you with a more even skin tone. Plus spend more than Dhs800 on any gift voucher and get a free 60-minute body massage. Dhs580 for 135 minutes. Until March 31. Club Olympus Fitness and Spa, Hyatt Regency, Deira (04 209 6802).
Adult commercial jazz and burlesque dance classes Try something new with these three dedicated classes: beginners’ commercial jazz, ladies’ burlesque and advanced commercial jazz. Over 16s only. Dhs50 per class or Dhs70 for two classes. 11am-2pm. Ongoing. Latin Soul Dubai, Icon Tower (next to Byblos Hotel), TECOM, www.bareface.com/entertainers (050 708 9088).
Attend a free acro-yoga session in Safa Park Acro yoga combines acrobatics, yoga and Thai massage, and this class is free – instead of charging a fee, the instructors ask participants to leave a donation. Free. Donations given to charity. From 10am (arrive 15 minutes early). Bouncy castle area near gate 2, Safa Park, Jumeirah, firstname.lastname@example.org (050 735 9683).
Motherly moments at The Westin’s Heavenly Spa this March Treat your mum to a Relax and Rejuvenate package including a heavenly touch back massage, hydrate facial and vitality scalp massage, or a Take Comfort and Feel Revitalised package including a renewal body scrub, heavenly massage and refresher facial. Both include complimentary pool and beach access for the day. Dhs595 for 105 minutes. Until March 31. Heavenly Spa, The Westin Dubai (04 511 7901).
Belle Femme at-home promotions Everything you have done in the salon can now be done at home and there are a number of promotions throughout the year on home service packages. Choose from a menu that includes everything from mani-pedis to aromatherapy sessions. From Dhs200 for mani-pedi with a free 30-minute foot reflexology session. Ongoing. Belle Femme, various locations across Dubai (04 454 8652).
Capoeira classes at The Fridge Capoeira is a traditional Brazilian martial art that combines dance and acrobatics with music. Expect a fun, energetic workout. Dhs100 per class, Dhs650 for 10 classes. 3pm-4.30pm, The Fridge, Al Marabea Street, Al Quoz Industrial Estate (04 347 7793).
Weekend day-spa treat at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa Enjoy a 60-minute Swedish, European, Thai or Balinese massage or foot reflexology at The Spa every Friday and Saturday, along with pool and beach access and a lunch buffet at La Fontana. Children aged three to seven will have free access to the CoolZone kid’s club to give mum and dad a little time off. Dhs495 per person. Until March 31. The Spa, Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa (04 814 5810).
Attend a free energy healing morning Practice energy breathing and chakra healing meditation at this free session. There will be awareness talks and energy channel cleansing, plus open group and individual healing. Free. 10.30am-1.30pm. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.thirdeyeonline.com (055 809 8595).
Get fit with kickboxing, boxing and Muay Thai Try a high-energy workout class that combines fun moves with effective calorie-burning techniques. Also on Tuesdays. Dhs500 for 10 sessions. 6.30pm-8pm, 8pm-9.30pm. Bodylines, Media Rotana, TECOM (04 435 0000).
Mother’s Day beauty packages at Thai Privilege Spa Thai Privilege Spa is rolling out several offers that can be combined as a spa day for special mums. Offers include the ‘Loving Mum’ package, a 30-minute oriental foot reflexology session and 60-minute detoxifying massage, or ‘A Mother’s Delight’, a 60-minute aromatherapy massage. There are also discounted hair treatments including anti-ageing and keratin. Massage packages from Dhs220, hair treatments from Dhs99. Until March 31. Thai Privilege Spa, Al Wasl Road (04 348 9679).
Super Detox at The Address Dubai Marina Try the Super Detox wrap, which combines a green tea body scrub with a spirulina algae wrap for a powerful antioxidant, followed by an intense de-stress muscle-release massage using lemongrass oil to give your lymphatic system a boost. Complete the experience with a booster facial, and enjoy full-day access to the hotel’s pool. Dhs599 for 125 minutes. Until May 31. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).
Nature’s Best package at Senso Wellness Centre This March Senso’s focus is on using natural sources to revitalise the body. This package includes a scrub using mineral sea salt, a yoghurt body wrap, a head, back, neck and shoulder massage and a refreshing facial, plus free access to the swimming pool and steam room. Dhs500 for 150 minutes. Until March 31. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Try a BoxFit class Work out with personable trainers who don’t scream at you, but instead help you box off stress on the beach. Also on Wednesdays. Dhs100 per session, Dhs600 for eight sessions. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Ignite Fitness & Wellness, between Rimal buildings 7 and 8, JBR (04 448 7142).
Apply feathers to your nails with Bio Sculpture From the people who brought you snakeskin nails, Bio Sculpture has launched a new gel manicure, this time with coloured feathers placed between layers. Dhs275-Dhs375 for a full manicure or pedicure, Dhs40 per nail. Ongoing. Available at all leading salons in Dubai, email@example.com (04 341 4820).
Discounts on Raffles Spa’s new menu Get discounts until the end of March on a number of new treatments, including the lotus transformation wrap and massage, black diamond recovery scrub and massage for him, anti-ageing facials and ‘journey to relaxation’ packages. Treatments from Dhs479 (normally Dhs679). Until March 31. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9869).