Fit into your skinny jeans with help from SensAsia
Four pillars of destiny with Raashi Sadana Destiny analysis is a system of individual fortune-telling based on birth data. The four pillars refer to the four sets of information used to determine a person’s path: year, month, day and hour of birth. Get started with a consultation with Raashi Sadana. Free. By appointment. Ongoing. Illuminations Well-Being Center, Fortune Executive Towers, Cluster T, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.illuminationsworld.com (04 448 7043).
New Year kick-start at Raffles Spa Get back on track after the festive indulgence with Raffles Spa’s January offer – the Marine Detox Discovery. This 60-minute package uses spirulina seaweed to draw our toxins, followed by a contouring massage to reduce the appearance of cellulite. For an additional cost, you can combine the treatment with a thalassotherapy seaweed bath and a full-body exfoliation. Dhs659, Dhs1,199 including bath and scrub. Until January 31. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9869).
New Year retreat at Senso Wellness Centre This New Year treatment begins with a moisturising coconut bath to smooth and regenerate skin tissues, following by a refreshing body scrub using citrus and mineral sea salt with essential orange oils to get rid of dry, dead cells. Next, choose an aromatherapy massage or a nourishing facial to help de-stress your body and mind. Dhs495 for 120 minutes. Until January 31. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
January detox offers at SensAsia SensAsia can help you to beat the January bulge with the Skinni-Mini, a de-bloating treatment that helps you shed retained water to fit back into your skinny jeans. Dhs515 for 90 minutes. Until January 31. SensAsia Urban Spa, various locations including Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9820).
New Year, New You packages at Rixos Royal Spa There are a number of offers running for the first month of 2013 at this spa on the Palm Jumeirah, including a day spa experience with a 45-minute massage, or another with both a massage and facial. There’s also the ‘New You’ treatment, which includes a lymph drainage massage, instant glow collagen facial and a day using the spa’s facilities. Day experience with massage Dhs300, day experience with massage and facial Dhs555, new you package Dhs850. Until January 31. Rixos Royal Spa, Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5555).
Amara Spa’s ‘New You’ package Being your spa experience with a 45-minute Dead Sea salt scrub, followed by a 60-minute detoxifying Swedish massage, designed to relieve tired muscles and improve blood circulation. Round off the experience with a healthy spa meal, then make the most of the hotel’s luxurious wet facilities. Dhs770 (normally Dhs905). Until January 31. Amara Spa, Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1660).
Rebecca Treston Aesthetics’ January package Book the ‘Body Beautiful’ package on offer this month, which includes three sessions of ultrasound cavitation, three sessions of Proellixe and one session of radio-frequency skin tightening for the body. Dhs5,000 (normally Dhs8,100). Until January 31. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics, EuroMed Clinic, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).
Try bikram yoga express For some, 90 minutes is just too long to work out in an environment heated to 40°C. Rawr Yoga has now launched 60-minute bikram classes for those lacking the time or stamina for a full session. Schedules change on a weekly basis – see the website for the latest class timetable. Dhs70 per class. Rawr Yoga, 7th floor, Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, www.rawryoga.com (04 423 2655).
January offers at Spadunya This month’s treatments revolve around ‘grounding’ colours royal purple and purple. Try a royal purple energy bath, followed by a colour harmonising massage using royal purple and purple oils. There is also an offer on a wash, cut and blow-dry package. Purple package Dhs368 (normally Dhs610), hair package Dhs299 (normally Dhs350). Ladies only. Until January 31. Spadunya Colour Experience, Shams 1, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 439 3669).
Talise Ottoman Spa’s January promotions Book two 60-minute Arabian inspired treatments for Dhs885 – choose from the sultan’s massage, radiant date facial or desert sand body scrub. For any spa treatments booked between 9am and 11am on weekdays, there is a 25 percent discount. Starting today until February 12, book any 60-minute spa treatment for a weekday and get a complimentary upgrade to a signature treatment. Dhs885. Ongoing. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0456).
Try Sandy Toes stand-up paddleboard yoga This new company is offering stand-up paddleboard yoga in JBR, and will also offer full-moon SUP yoga, meditation and beach yoga. If you buy ten classes you’ll get one free. Classes also take place on Tuesdays: if none of the days and times suit you, the team are keen to hear feedback and will look into accommodating requests. Dhs90 with board hire, Dhs50 with your own board. 8am. Ongoing. JBR beach, after the Sheraton JBR, www.supyogsupadubai.com (050 942 7240).
Get an Audrey Hepburn makeover Learn how to model your look on the style of late film star and style icon Audrey Hepburn during a six-hour one-on-one makeover session. Modelling, styling and make-up professionals will teach you how to apply the right make-up and style your hair, both to imitate the star and suit your own features. Afterwards, you will take a shopping trip with a personal shopper to learn about dressing your body shape, suitable colours and the best accessories. Dhs4,500. Ongoing. Ladies only. So Famous, Studio 405, Loft Office 3, Dubai Media City, www.so-famous.com (050 948 2463).
January offers at Zen Yoga To welcome in the New Year, Zen Yoga is offer a 10 percent discount on an 11-class trial package, which can be used for either 11 yoga or Pilates sessions. Dhs562.50 (normally Dhs625). Until January 31. Zen Yoga, Town Centre Jumeirah, Emirates Hills, Dubai Media City (04 367 0435).
New Year, new radiant you at Softouch Spa Enjoy a yoghurt-based tropical salt mousse scrub and wrap packed with mango and passionfruit, designed to give your skin a glow, followed by a vitamin C and sea facial to renew and repair. Dhs1,350. Until January 31. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5909).
Yoga classes with Rita Rita’s laid-back yoga classes are a combination of vinyasa flow and hatha yoga. It’s a good place to learn beginner poses and relaxation techniques. Also on Wednesdays. Dhs75 per sessions, Dhs500 for eight, Dhs1,350 for 24. 11.30am-12.30pm, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Ongoing. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 809 8595).
Detox at The Address Dubai Marina Try the ‘Detox & Tone’ treatment, which includes a marine algae scrub and wrap followed by ‘the cure’ facial, or the ‘Super Detox Wrap’ which includes a green tea body scrub, spirulina algae wrap and a de-stress muscle release massage with lemongrass oil, followed by a booster facial. On Tuesdays, it’s ladies’ spa day: women booking a treatment lasting 50 minutes or longer will get 40 percent off the price of their treatment. Both packages Dhs599. Until January 31. Ladies’ spa day until March 31. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).