Yoga in the park, Dubai Weight Loss Show, tone up with boot camp and more
Wednesday January 30
Chi Nail Spa’s New Year offer Every week from Saturday to Wednesday, get 25 percent off hot stone massages. You can also enjoy 50 percent off anti-ageing therapies on your second visit when you buy a mani-pedi aromatherapy treatment on your first visit. Manicures from Dhs65. Ladies only. Until January 31. Chi Nail Spa, Detroit Building, MotorCity (04 456 2485).Yoga at The Archive Urban Ohm Yoga is hosting regular outdoor classes throughout the week at Safa Park. Email to register. Dhs40 per class. Sat and Wed from 10am, Fri and Sun from 5pm. Ongoing. Near Gate 5, Safa Park, Jumeirah, email@example.com (050 885 6254).
Amara Spa’s ‘New You’ package Begin your spa experience with a 45-minute Dead Sea salt scrub, followed by a 60-minute Swedish massage, designed to relieve tired muscles and improve blood circulation. Finish off 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).Have a ladies’ day at Soma Spa Enjoy a 30-minute spa treatment of your choice, followed by a healthy lunch prepared by Chef Andreas. Between the two, make use of the pools, sauna and steam room, and enjoy tea and healthy bites throughout the day. Dhs300. Until March 31. Soma Health Club, Pullman Deira (04 603 8275).
Friday February 1
Dubai Weight Loss Show This free event hosts everything from fitness classes and demonstrations to seminars on the dangers of obesity, plus healthy food samples and deals from exhibitors. There’s also a fitness challenge for Dubai’s athletes and fitness professionals. Free. Fri-Sat 10am-7pm. Dubai International Marine Club, Dubai Marina, www.weightlossshow.ae (04 367 8192).
Bootcamp for butts and tummies at SensAsia Mama Mio’s skincare and exercise plan is now available at SensAsia Urban Spas around town. The plan involves just four minutes of commitment a day, for 30 days, by which point the products claim you will love your butt and tum. Bootcamp for butts Dhs510, bootcamp for tummies Dhs560. Ongoing. Available at SensAsia Urban Spa, various locations across Dubai including Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9820).
Yoga and Pilates at The Farm The Al Barari venue proves it’s more than just a restaurant with the launch of new yoga and Pilates classes in the gardens. There is also a special healthy breakfast served after each class. Dhs75. Sun, Tue and Thu, 9am-10am. The Farm, Al Barari, Emirates Road (04 392 5660).
One-day masterclass at Illumin8 Learn how to apply day and night make-up with a step-by-step tutorial from the experts at the Illumin8 make-up studio. Dhs1,299. 10am-5pm. Illumin8 Media Make Up Studio, 402 Fortune Executive Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, www.illumin8makeupstudio.com (050 872 8374).
Yoga and nutrition workshop The first in a series of three, this outdoor workshop will explore breakfast changes that can help you get the body you want, a workshop on easy superfoods, plus an hour of yoga, as well as a delicious nutritious meal and a bag of samples to take home. Dhs485. 8.15am-12.30pm. Motion Fitness Center, Umm Suqeim, firstname.lastname@example.org (050 181 9527).
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).
Valentine’s Day offers: now booking
Couples’ romantic Journey at Soma Spa Treat the one you love to a therapeutic floral foot bath followed by the 75-minute massage of your choice, followed by chocolate-covered strawberries and a glass of grape juice. Dhs450 per person. Until February 28. Soma Health Club, Pullman Deira (04 603 8275).Romance package at Talise Ottoman Spa This couple’s treatment begins with a relaxing milk Jacuzzi, with bubbly and fresh strawberries. Next, unwind in a private sauna and relaxation room before enjoying a 60-minute aromatherapy massage. Dhs1,675 per couple. Until February 28. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0444).
Romantic escape at Ahasees Spa Enjoy a pearl balm massage and body polish or facial with this couples’ treatment, which you can enjoy either in a new cabana by the poolside, or in the indoor couple’s suite. Anyone booking the couple’s treatment will also receive a Dhs350 Valentine’s gift hamper. Dhs1,000 (individual), Dhs1,800 (couple). Until February 28. Ahasees Spa & Club (04 317 2333).
Romantic Elements couples’ retreat at Spa InterContinental Start with a revitalising body scrub, followed by an aromatherapy Jacuzzi bath. Next is a full-body massage, after which you can relax in a private tea lounge. Dhs1,595 per couple. Until February 28. Spa InterContinental, InterContinental Dubai Festival City (04 701 1257).
Romantic getaway with Raffles Spa Try the ‘Enchanting Ceremony of Rose’ in the couples spa retreat in the garden pavilion, or indoors in the private couple’s suite. Afterwards, relax in a private cabana by the pool with fresh strawberries, chocolates and bubbly. Dhs1,399 per couple. Until February 28. Raffles Spa, Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 314 9869).
Twice the romance at The Spa Choose from one of three couple’s packages at this calming spa, including Lover’s Delight, which includes a green tea facial and Singaporean massage, Sweet Temptation, which features an oriental bamboo exfoliation and Balinese massage, or the indulgent Couple’s Escape, a 100-minute experience with a metro facial for him, a radiance facial for her, and aromatherapy massage for both. From Lover’s Delight and Sweet Temptation Dhs1,199, Couple’s Escape Dhs1,599. Until February 28. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).
Valentine’s spa package for two at Softouch Spa Relax this Valentine’s Day with a full-body massage and customised Caribbean body mask in a private couple’s treatment room. Dhs900 per couple. Until February 28. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5909).
Valentine’s offer at The Heavenly Spa Enjoy an energising body scrub, followed by a personalised aromatherapy massage and later a glass of bubbly and sweet treat, before spending the day by the pool or on the beach. Dhs585 per person. Until February 28. The Heavenly Spa, The Westin Dubai (04 511 7901).