An ideal itinerary of events for the body and mind this week
Time Out Dubai staff
I-YOG at Be Sport Bike Shop A new class has been added to the I-YOG Yoga for Cyclists schedule, taking place every Wednesday morning on the spacious mezzanine level of Be Sport Bike Shop. The company is offering a promotional rate of Dhs50 for the session until the end of April. Dhs50 until April 30, Dhs75 thereafter. 10am. Ongoing. Exit 42, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.iyog.org (050 457 5895).
The Art of Beauty Take advantage of free services including fragrance, skincare, make-up and haircare consultations, with a range of well-known beauty brands taking part in the promotions. Free (products charged individually). Until May 23. Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 8888).
Friday May 1
Jonas Westring’s Anusara & Therapeutic Workshop Anusara yoga blends the hatha system with the science of biomechanics. Join Jonas Westring this two-day workshop at Exhale fitness studio to find out more about the principles and practise. There are three sessions. Attend each individually or as a course of three. Dhs250 per session, Dhs600 (three sessions). May 1, 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-4pm. May 2, 10am-1pm. Exhale, Murjan, JBR, www.exhaledubai.com (04 424 3717).
May offer at So Spa For just Dhs399 at So Spa, Sofitel The Palm this month, you’ll get a crystal sand scrub, detox mask and a bespoke massage. To complete the relaxing experience, you can use the hydrotherapy pool, fitness centre, spa outdoor pool, steam room and rain showers. Dhs399. Until May 31. Sofitel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 5433).
Aerial yoga and Pilates James & Alex Dance Studios has launched a new way to exercise – aerial yoga and Pilates. It uses hanging silk hammocks to support body weight, allowing students to achieve postural alignment through relaxation rather than effort. Dhs65 per class. Sat 12.30pm Tue and Thu 11am. Ongoing. James & Alex Dance Studios, Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, www.jamesandalex.com (04 447 0773).
Treatment at The Spa, Fairmont Dubai Gents, head to The Spa at Fairmont Dubai to try out the new refinery deep facial cleanse. It is the perfect energy booster for the executive on the run, with a facial massage to deeply cleanse, refine, and hydrate the skin, using nutrients to smooth and improve the skin’s texture. The spa is offering a special introductory rate of Dhs469 for 60 minutes. Dhs469. Ongoing. The Spa at Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 332 5555).
Weekday package at Talise Ottoman Spa The Jumeirah Zabeel Saray spa has launched a new full-day package. Your spa day will include a royal Ottoman hammam experience, full-day beach access, a traditional set lunch at Lalezar and unlimited access to the spa’s facilities. Dhs750 per person, Dhs1,400 per couple. Sun-Wed only. Ongoing. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0456).
May offer at Heavenly Spa Take your partner or friend to Heavenly Spa at The Westin Dubai for a day of complete relaxation. Available Sunday to Thursday, the ‘Heavenly Days’ package includes a 60-minute massage, pool and beach access, and use of a beach cabana. If you book for three friends or more, you’ll each get an additional 30-minute treatment. Dhs455 per person. Sun-Thu. Until May 31. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, www.heavenlyspadubai.com (04 511 7901).
Detox Delight’s Wedding Programme Detox Delight has launched a programme exclusively for brides. The special Wedding Detox juice cleanse consists of two seven-day programmes and two seven-day free radical catcher shots, all 100 percent raw, vegan, free from added sugar, preservatives or flavourings and freshly made in the UAE. It is recommended that the cleanse is started two to three weeks before your big day. From Dhs4,820. Ongoing. www.detox-delight.ae (04 388 3565).
Treatment at Satori Spa The Bab Al Shams spa has launched a new treatment called Shrinking Violet. The 90-minute slimming body wrap promises an immediate effect, with real inch loss, making it perfect for fitting into a party dress, wedding dress, or swimwear at the weekend. Dhs650. Ongoing. Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road (04 809 6100).
May offer at Armani/Spa Book the ‘Step into Spring’ spa package at Armani/Spa to enjoy a skin-tingling 50-minute massage using bespoke Armani Jade oil, before a relaxing 30-minute facial using the exclusive Armani skincare range. The package includes access to the spa’s outdoor pool, sauna, steam room and relaxation areas. Dhs700. Until May 31. Armani/Spa, Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).