Hone your salsa skills at Blends or learn to ice-skate
Time Out Dubai staff
Wednesday, September 5
Hone your salsa skills at Blends: Head to Blends’ Havana night, where instructor Aloy Junco offers free salsa lessons for all. There are also free Cuban drinks for ladies. Free. Ongoing. 9pm-10pm. The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Ladies: learn to ice-skate: Dubai Ice Rink offers women-only classes every Wednesday evening, with female coaches taking on students aged six and above. Dhs550 per person for five group lessons (includes entry to public session after class). Ongoing. 12.15pm-12.45pm. Dubai Ice Rink, The Dubai Mall, www.dubaiicerink.com (04 448 5111).
Work out in a nightclub: Dance specialist Steve Boedt leads a Zumba class – in the middle of a club. Head along to learn fun aerobic moves mixed with Latin-style dance steps. Dhs60. 7pm-9pm. Trilogy, Souk Madinat Jumeirah, www.timeouttickets.com
Eat right at The Fountain: The restaurant’s new ‘food for life’ promotion offers a menu of healthy and nutritious dishes designed to boost general wellbeing. Dhs120 (soft drinks). Dhs175 (house beverages). 7pm-10.30pm. Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai (04 310 4320).
Watch chefs do battle at Nineteen: The Emirates Hills venue hosts a culinary fight between some of Dubai’s top chefs, each aiming to make the best dishes from the same staple ingredient. As well as the entertainment factor, you can also sample some of their food. Dhs275 (soft drinks), Dhs355 (house beverages). 7.30pm-10.30pm. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).