A free hair cut at Formul’A
Get a great cut without finding yourself in the red. Trainee stylists at Formul’A offer blow-dries, cuts, trims and restyles all free of charge, while colour treatments are as little as Dhs50.
Free. 9.30am-6pm. Ongoing. Formul’A Academy, Block 11, Knowledge Village (04 438 0122).
Sweat it out with bikram yoga at Club Stretch
Looking for a different kind of workout? Try hatha yoga in a heated room and really push yourself with a challenging 90-minute session. Advance reservation essential.
Dhs70 per class, Dhs340 for five classes, Dhs600 for 10 classes, Dhs1,100 for 20 classes. 8pm. Ongoing. Club Stretch, behind Capitol Hotel, Satwa (04 345 2131).
Pamper yourself with Taj Spa’s winter offer
Get discounts on this 90-minute package which includes a nourishing coconut body scrub, relaxing full-body massage and a cleansing express facial.
Dhs499. Until January 30. Taj Spa, Taj Palace Dubai, Deira (04 223 2222).
Offers on micro-needling mesotherapy facials
An alternative to botox and peels, this facial uses a micro-needle roller to stimulate collagen formation in the skin and reduce fine lines and sagging. Buy five treatments and get one free, plus another free treatment from a choice of six express facials.
Dhs650 per treatment. Until December 31. Ladies only. The Cure, Building 10, Dubai Media City (04 391 6485).
Treat your face at Eternel Medspa
Buy one session of Thermage, a skin tightening and firming treatment, and get an exfoliating hydrafacial absolutely free.
Thermage Dhs5,000-Dhs15,000, Hydrafacial Dhs600. Until December 31. Eternel MedSpa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 0008).
Azur Spa’s Head 2 Toe reviver offer
Be pampered in the comfort of your own home with Azur Spa on Wheelz’s festive reviver, featuring a blow-dry, cinnamon foot scrub with standard pedicure, standard manicure, grapefruit full-body scrub and shiatsu facial massage with a gold masque.
Dhs400 (normally Dhs590). Until December 31. Azur Spa on Wheelz, travels to locations around Dubai (04 447 5284).
Try free healing India International Healing Institute
Try a free Theta Healing session with a certified practitioner who can help you make changes in your life, whether you’re looking to address physical, emotional, psychological or spiritual issues.
Also on Fridays 10.30am-5pm. Free. 10.30am-2pm. Ongoing. India International Healing Institute, Suite 401, Saeed Tower 1, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 598 7572).
Powerplate and LPG packages at BodySmart Dubai
Get a discount when you buy a package of both the LPG Android Lipomassage treatment, designed to target fat on the upper body, and sessions with Powerplate, a vibrating platform that encourages your muscles to contract in rapid reflex.
Dhs3,500 for 12 sessions of each (normally Dhs3,120 for Android and Dhs1,300 for Powerplate). Until December 31. BodySmart Dubai, various locations including Hayya! Health Club, Meadows Town Centre, Emirates Hills (04 363 8318).
Take a Latino cardio class at Exhale Dubai
Feel like getting a fun workout in before Christmas lunch? Instructor Liris will lead you through an energetic dance class.
Prices from Dhs60 per session. From 10am. Ladies only. Ongoing. Exhale Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 424 3777).
Try a rejuvenating spa session at The Ritz-Carlton DIFC
This ‘New You’ ritual starts with a body scrub using Himalayan salt. Next, escape the Christmas rush with a relaxing full-body massage, followed by a customised facial using the Natura Bissé range. The spa is also offering a relaxing ‘Top to Toe’ package, which includes a 30-minute body scrub, 30-minute express facial and a 30-minute back and shoulder massage.
Dhs950 for New Year, New You, Dhs475 for Top to Toe. Until January 15 2012. The Ritz-Carlton Spa, The Ritz-Carlton DIFC (04 372 2777).
Massage offers at Mandara Spa
Book a signature 95-minute Mandara massage at The Monarch Dubai’s tranquil spa before the end of December and receive a free Pure Nature signature facial worth Dhs420.
Massage Dhs950. Until December 31. Mandara Spa, The Monarch Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8888).
SpaDunya’s emerald colour experience promotion
Enjoy a 45-minute emerald massage – designed to open your heart chakra and help rid the body of toxins – plus full face threading, polish change for hands and feet and personal colour consultation for less than half price this month.
Dhs250 (normally Dhs590). Until December 31. Ladies only. SpaDunya, Shams 1, JBR (04 439 3669).
Try a ‘groove yoga’ session
Combining traditional Vinyasa yoga and upbeat music, this class gives you the stretch and tone of yoga without all the Oms. Also on Wednesdays, classes start 15 minutes later this week.
Dhs50 per class or Dhs450 for 10. 7.15pm-8.15pm. Ongoing. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates (056 759 3576).
Harness your energy 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. Ongoing. Zen Yoga, Building 10, Dubai Media City, www.yoga.ae (04 367 0435).
Get moving with weight-loss Pilates
Visit Real Pilates’ new studio in Jumeirah Lakes Towers and try a weight-loss Pilates class, a combination of Pilates and aerobic sequences.
Dhs65 per session, Dhs300 for five sessions, Dhs550 for 10 sessions, Dhs1,000 for 20 sessions (can be mixed and matched between different classes). 8pm-9pm. Ongoing. Real Pilates, JBC2 Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 345 3228).
Be a queen or king for the day at The Address Dubai Marina
Pamper yourself with this ‘Queen for the day’ package, which includes a scalp treatment, a 50-minute massage or facial, reflexology, blow-dry, manicure and pedicure. Surprisingly, not ladies only.
Dhs962 for ladies (normally Dhs1,785), Dhs932 for men (normally Dhs1,755). Until December 31. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).
Try Senso’s Pure Relaxation package
This three-hour package includes a face massage, Indian head massage, body scrub, carrot body mask, express radiance ice-cube facial and complimentary access to the gym, steam room and pools.
Dhs550. Until December 31. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).
Burn fat with a body pump class at Core Studio
This class helps to strengthen your entire body and challenges all major muscle groups with exercises such as squats, presses, lifts and curls, with upbeat music to keep you motivated. Also on Sundays.
Dhs50 per class, Dhs450 for 10. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Core Studio, Dubai Marina (050 922 6247).
Let Laila ‘Lashes’ Nazari give your peepers a boost
Lash guru Laila Nazari has landed in Dubai to join The Grooming Company and transform your look with Novalash eyelash extensions.
Dhs900 for full set. Ongoing. Ladies only. N.Bar, Emirates Towers (04 330 1001); Tilia & Finn, Mirdif City Centre (04 236 2121).
Treat yourself to The Westin’s Be Centred package
This generous package includes a 55-minute Heavenly Massage, buffet lunch and all-day access to the pool and beach.
Available Sunday-Thursday. Dhs499. Until December 31. Heavenly Spa, The Westin Dubai (04 511 7901).