Cheap spas, special events and more body and mind happenings
January offer at Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre The ayurveda facial is available for both men and women and begins with the identification of your skin type according to ayurvedic principles: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. The treatment is then tailored to ensure your skin is getting the attention and protection it needs from external sources. Dhs250. Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre, Za’abeel 1, Oud Metha Road (04 335 1200).
Pilates at The Archive This weekly progressive outdoors class is led by Dubai-based clinical Pilates instructor and physiotherapist Marilyne Lopes. Dhs50 per class or Dhs450 for ten classes. From 7pm. Bring your own mat and towel. Safa Park, Al Wasl Road. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy Rear at Tips & Toes Customers who purchase 15 sessions of LPG cellulite-busting body treatments or 16 sessions of LPG face treatments receive a 30 percent discount. Until January 31. Tips & Toes, various locations including Arjaan Rotana, Dubai Media City (04 399 0550). January offer at The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina Sign up for the Total Body Meltdown package and indulge in a bamboo scrub, followed by a warming algae wrap and a hot lava stone massage to help ease aching muscles. Dhs620 for 100 minutes. Until March 31. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).
January at The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge Book the Raw Cacao anti-ageing facial for Dhs320 and get a free foot massage. Or book the ammonia-free full herbal hair colour and receive a complimentary toxic-free Zoya manicure worth Dhs75. Price depends on length and thickness of the hair. Until January 31. The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 3 (04 380 4666).
The Weight Loss Show Kickstart your year’s resolution and head to this two-day event to try fitness classes, yoga sessions, see live cooking with healthy foods, buy gym equipment, sports apparel and find out about gym memberships. Entrance is free. From 10am-7pm. Until January 18. Dubai International Marine Club, www.weightlossshow.ae.
January offers at Y-12 Salon The sleek Italian-owned salon is offering 20 percent off blow-dry services with top stylists Jenya and Steve, as well as 10 percent off Keratine treatments. Until February 10. Y-12 Salon, Level 1, Ritz-Carlton DIFC (04 372 2712).
January offer at De La Mer Day Spa This detoxifying organic package involves the uses of fresh ingredients including mint, strawberries and aloe from the spa’s garden. Enjoy a mocha and mint body polish, a mint and coffee detoxifying wrap and massage. Dhs525 for 120 minutes. Until January 31. De La Mer Day Spa, Villa 783, Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim 2 (04 328 2775).
Candlelight Flow Yoga Check out a vinyasa yoga class by candlelight. Dhs80 drop-in session, packages also available. 7pm. Urban Yoga, Aspect Tower Unit 3701, Business Bay (04 369 7882).
Happy Hour at Safar Spa, Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Book a treatment at Safar Spa on a week day between 12pm and 3pm to receive a 25 percent discount. The spa uses Elemis-trained therapists. Ongoing. Safar Spa, Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel (04 444 5421).
January offer at Armani/Spa This indulgent gent’s six-hour grooming package is the perfect antidote for pre-wedding day jitters. It includes a 30-minute body scrub, a 90-minute massage using body-brushing techniques and an hour-long facial with a mani or pedi. Dhs1,800 for six hours, including lunch and one glass of bubbly. Armani/Spa, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3888).
Radio Frequency Treatment at Eternel Clinic This facial offers revolutionary toning and tightening effects; ideal for skin that’s ageing. Dhs600 (or Dhs200 as an add-on). Ongoing. Eternel Clinic, Villa 397 Jumeirah Beach Road, www.eternelmedspa.com (04 344 0008).
January offer at Club Olympus Spa & Fitness This winter treatment involves a Thai herbal hot compress. followed by a mini-hydrating facial. Dhs580 for 100 minutes. Until January 31. Club Olympus Spa & Fitness, Hyatt Regency Dubai (04 209 6802).
January offer at Spadunya The Infinite Harmony Emerald is designed by French masseuse Renato Pappalardo of Biopulse in Paris. It promises to open your chakras, while the emerald oxygenises cells. Dhs395 for 90 minutes, instead of Dhs584. Until January 31. Spadunya Colour Experience, JBR, The Walk, (04 439 3669).