Detox, yoga, Pilates, massages and more things to do
Hair Botox at Heart & Soul Spa The Al Barari spa has just launched an innovative new treatment called hair Botox. During the hour-long treatment, L’Oreal Cristalceutic ampules and a Steampod hair iron are used to restore and revitalise hair structure. From Dhs200. Ongoing. Al Barari (04 320 7350).
May offer at Dubai Herbal Treatment Centre It’s pregnancy month at Dubai Herbal Treatment Centre, with the clinic offering a discount on the purchase of its antenatal package. It includes one consultation and five abhyanga massages for the total price of Dhs1,296, saving you Dhs324 on the usual price. Dhs1,296. Until May 31. Oud Metha Road, www.dubaihtc.com (04 335 1200).
Treatment at Pretty Woman The hair and beauty salon has added an anti-cellulite massage to its list of available treatments. The therapist uses advanced techniques to reduce the appearance of cellulite, with results evident after five or six sessions (performed weekly). The 60-minute massage costs Dhs300. When a package of five is purchased in advance you’ll get one more massage free along with a free manicure and pedicure. Dhs300 per massage. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Road, www.prettywomanbeautydubai.com (04 343 8858).
Treatment at SensAsia Urban Spa
Try the ‘Shrinking Violet’ – the spa’s newly launched, celebrity-favourite, drop-a-dress-size body wrap. It promises to remove fat from all over the body – particularly the upper arms, stomach, hips, buttocks and thighs – using the fat-dissolving process of lipolysis, while also reducing the appearance of cellulite and improving skin texture. From Dhs730 for one session. Ongoing. Various locations including The Village Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, www.sensasiaspas.com (04 349 8850).
Treatment at Yhi Spa Gents, enjoy being treated like a Sultan for the day with the new ‘Sultan of Yhi’ package at Meliã Dubai. It includes a Moroccan or Turkish bath ritual, where you will be pampered with precious argan oil, followed by an indulgent full-body aromatherapy massage. Dhs630. Ongoing. Meliã Dubai, Kuwait Street, Port Rashid, Bur Dubai (04 386 8111).
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. Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, www.jamesandalex.com (04 447 0773).
May offer at So Spa Head to So Spa at Sofitel Dubai Downtown throughout the month of May to receive a 25 discount on the price of any 90-minute treatment. Try the Oriental fusion massage, which prompts a sense of calmness through gentle, comforting strokes, and is reduced to Dhs507 (the usual price is Dhs675). Dhs507. Until May 31. Sofitel Dubai Downtown, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 6666).
Weekday package at Talise Ottoman Spa The Jumeirah Zabeel Saray spa has launched a full-day package at Dhs750 per person or Dhs1,400 per couple, available Sundays to Wednesdays. Your spa day will include a Royal Ottoman Hammam experience, full-day beach access, a traditional set lunch menu at Lalezar, and unlimited access to spa facilities. Dhs750 (per person), Dhs1,400 (per couple). Ongoing, Sundays-Wednesdays only. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0456).
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).
Sunset yoga at Talise Spa Find your zen in the most stunning of locations at the daily sunset yoga at Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah. Taking place at 6.30pm on weekdays and 5.30pm at the weekend, the beach venue offers unrivalled views of the Arabian Gulf and the iconic Burj Al Arab. Dhs80 per class. Sun-Thu 6.30pm; Fri-Sat 5.30pm. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6818).
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 Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).