Winter offers at The Palace and couples' night at Talise Ottoman
Wednesday Oct 31
Active Osho meditation The idea of ‘active’ meditation is that you incorporate movement. According to the organisers of this particular meditation, if you sit in the Buddha posture, you can keep thinking forever. By using your body in this meditation, you will be connected back to the earth. Dhs25. 7.30pm-8.30pm. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road, email@example.com (055 809 8595).
Chi Nail Spa’s October offer Get 30 percent off a hot stone massage, or spend Dhs350 and receive a free add-on treatment. Introduce a friend to the spa and get either a free back and neck massage, shape and polish change for hands or feet, eyebrow threading or upper lip threading. Manicures from Dhs60. Ladies only. Excludes Fridays and Saturdays. Until October 31. Chi Nail Spa, Detroit House building, Motor City (04 457 2485).
Try a ‘tummy mask’ for pregnant women This spa is offering a unique plaster tummy mask service for mums-to-be, which it claims can be the highlight of a baby shower spa party (either in the salon or comfort of your own home). A plaster cast is made of the mother-to-be’s belly, before being decorated or embellished according to their preferences. The final product is delivered a week later, at which point you can start looking for a suitable place to display it in your home. Masks from Dhs550. Ongoing. Azur Spa, International City, www.azurspa.com (04 447 5284).
Thursday Nov 1
Couples’ night at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Every Thursday evening is couples’ night at the Talise Ottoman Spa, and now you can book a treatment from the spa’s new menu, aimed exclusively at twosomes. Dhs350 per couple for couples’ night access to the spa’s wet facilities, treatments from Dhs515 for sugar body peeling. Until November 30. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0455).
Restorative yoga teacher training Led by Wendy and Swan from Canada’s The Path Yoga Centre, this training takes place from today until Sunday November 4. It’s open to yoga, Pilates and fitness instructors, as well as students with regular yoga practice who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of restorative yoga. Dhs3,200 per person. 9am-6pm. Until November 4. James & Alex Dance Studios, Concord Tower, Media City, www.yogalatesblissindubai.com (050 328 9642).
Style your own hair masterclass Bollywood hair stylist Shindesu will be sharing some of his tricks of the trade at this one-day masterclass. He has personally styled the hair of some of Bollywood’s most beautiful women, including Katrina Kaif, Anushka Samar and Sonam Kapoor, and has also worked with Hollywood stars such as Demi Moore, Eva Longoria and Naomi Watts. Dhs1,299 per person. 10am-5pm. Illumin8 Make up Studio, 402 Fortune Executive Towers, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (050 872 8374).
Manicures and more at Armani/Spa Get royally groomed with this deluxe manicure and pedicure offer at the Armani Hotel. You’ll get 130 minutes of hand and foot pampering including a 15-minute back, neck and shoulder massage, as well as access to the Armani Terme thermal bathing facilities. The staff will keep you refreshed with fruit-infused teas and fresh and dried fruits. Dhs570. Until January 31. Armani/Spa, Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3282).
Winter offers at The Palace Throughout November and December, The Spa at The Palace in Downtown Dubai is running a number of different packages at special prices. Try the Essential Spa Combinations, which includes a body detox glow treatment, back, neck and shoulder massage, scalp treatment and express facial in 90 minutes, which is available from Sunday to Thursday every week. From Dhs550. Until December 31. The Spa, The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).
Mother Earth’s Best package at Senso Spoil yourself with two hours of pampering at this Media City spa. Start with a warm ginger bath to improve blood circulation and alleviate joint pain, followed by a back-relieve massage. Afterwards, a ginger mask will be applied to soothe muscles, followed by an express facial. Dhs585. Until November 30. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Royal Lulur at The Ritz-Carlton Spa Try the Royal Lulur, a treatment that combines a Javanese body peel with a traditional Balinese back massage, rounding off with a mini facial. Dhs600. Until November 30. The Spa, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, Dubai Marina, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 318 6184).
Azur Spa’s November promotion Available across both the in-spa and ‘spa on wheelz’ services, this milk and honey body scrub offer is designed to leave you looking and feeling like a queen. Enjoy it at the spa and you’ll receive a discount, or enjoy it at home and get a 15-minute foot reflexology session for just a little more. Dhs250 for 60-minute body scrub in-spa, Dhs400 for 60-minute body scrub and reflexology at home. Until November 30. Azur Spa, International City, www.azurspa.com (04 447 5284).
Sanctuary Spa’s winter collection The gentleman’s facial is one of this season’s two special offers at Sanctuary Spa. Give you spirit and image a boost with this treatment, which includes a revitalising exfoliation, followed by a scalp and shoulder massage. Also available is the ‘Nourishing Journey’, which includes a full-body exfoliation and mineral mask, followed by a 60-minute full-body massage and reflexology. Dhs400 for gentleman’s facial, Dhs500 for nourishing package. Ongoing. Sanctuary Spa, Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 377 2380).
Head-to-toe pampering at Amara Spa This special package features a 75-minute combination reflexology and Indian head massage, and an additional 30-minute back massage to relieve tension. Afterwards, enjoy a meal from the spa’s healthy menu, before spending the day making the most of the wet facilities. Dhs765 (normally Dhs900). Until November 30. Amara Spa, Park Hyatt, Deira (04 602 1660).
Manic Mondays at Spaces There are discounts of up to 50 percent on services for both men and women. Women can opt for a 60-minute hot stone massage for Dhs160 instead of Dhs320, and lash extension for Dhs200. Men can get a back cleansing treatment for Dhs125, and 50 percent off hair services such as hot oil treatment, keratin, anti-dandruff scalp treatments and more. From Dhs40 for hot oil treatment. Until November 30. Spaces Salon, Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4400).
Discounts on facials at Softouch Spa Book a customised facial this month and enjoy a 15 percent discount. The options available range from express mini facials for those on the go to the more luxurious anti-ageing gold facials. From255 for mini facials. Until November 30. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Barsha (04 409 5909).
Shape up for beach season at The Spa at The Address The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina is running a special anti-cellulite body treatment package, kicking off with a session of invigorating body brushing, followed by a deep-tissue detox massage. You can then relax in a freshwater mud wrap to firm and tone, while enjoying a reflex pressure foot massage. The spa recommends a minimum of three sessions. Dhs405 for 50 minutes, packages available. Until November 30. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).