5 things to do today
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Start the day with morning warrior yoga: A style of yoga favoured by Trudie Styler (aka Mrs Sting), this yoga session is all about powerful, dynamic movement. Also on Sundays and Thursdays.
Dhs75 per session, Dhs575 for 11-session trial package for new students, Dhs750 for 11-session package for existing clients. 7am--8am. Zen Yoga, Building 10, Dubai Media City, www.yoga.ae (04 367 0435).
Visit new Polynesian club Mahiki: Arriving from London, high-end club brand Mahiki promises to bring Polynesia to Dubai when it opens to the public today. Rihanna and Jay Z are fans of the brand, so we’ve been told to expect something special at this launch night.
Free. 6pm-3am. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, www.mahiki.ae (04 380 7731).
Christmas rapping with Salt-N-Pepa: The most successful female hip-hop troupe in the world – behind hits such as ‘Push It’ – headline a night of retro thrills courtesy of the UK’s Guilty Pleasures team.
Dhs100 (advance), Dhs150 (on the door). 7pm-3am. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com
Find out if M:I 4 was worth all the fuss: Fresh from its much-hyped Dubai premiere, Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol is released in the UAE this week. Find out if it was worth all the fanfare.
At cinemas across Dubai.
Feel all warm and festive with the Le Méridien choir: Warm up those vocal cords – the choir at Le Méridien will be performing yuletide carols every evening from today until Christmas Eve. They’ll also be serving eggnog, hot chestnuts and mince pies, plus Santa will be there to say ‘ho, ho, ho!’ to the little ones.
Free. Daily 7.15pm-8pm. Until December 24. Le Méridien Dubai, Garhoud (04 702 2347).
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Head down to Groove on the Grass or buy gifts at ARTE Market
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Christmas at Radisson Blu Deira Creek or watch The Color Run