Attend an Urban Boost session at Al Barsha Park
Sweat out your sins at this high-intensity workout session in the great outdoors. Perfect if you’re coming straight from work.
Dhs85 per session, Dhs280 for four, Dhs460 for eight. Wed 7.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Urban Energy Fitness, Al Barsha Park (055 886 9158).
Fitness Club offer at the Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek
Throughout February, get 30 per cent off membership rates when you sign up for a year, or 20 per cent off if you sign up for six months. The gym is fully equipped, and the club also houses squash courts, steam and sauna, a tennis court and swimming pool.
Six-month membership from Dhs1,680 for women, Dhs1,840 for men (normally Dhs2,100 for women, Dhs2,300 for men). Until February 29. Fitness Club, Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek, Deira (04 205 7328).
February promotions at Spadunya Colour Experience
To tie in with Valentine’s Day, this month’s colour focus at the colour therapy spa is pink. February’s half-day spa promotion includes a 15-minute personal colour consultation, 30-minute body scrub using Altearah Bio Gommage, a 60-minute harmonising colour massage, a wash and blow-dry, polish change on the hands or feet plus use of the steam room. You’ll also receive a gift bag containing one free studio session, 50 per cent off your next massage or facial within 30 days and a surprise treat.
Dhs550 (normally Dhs790). Until February 29. SpaDunya, Shams 1, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 439 3669).
Take a zumba class at Hayya!
Join in this hour-long energetic dance session and have fun while you boost your cardio.
Dhs45 for non-members, Dhs40 for members. 8.30pm-9.30pm. Ongoing. Hayya!, Al Manzil, Downtown Dubai (04 367 3282).
Pastels introduces two new colour treatments
The salon chain has introduced two new L’Oreal hair treatments this month: Dia Light, a tone-on-tone colour range that claims to even out colour tone, and Dia Richesse, designed to provide an even more superior level of grey coverage than the earlier Richesse and Hi-Richesse treatments. From February 10-15, buy any treatment and get a free rose.
Light treatment from Dhs250 for root colour, Richesse treatment from Dhs250 for root. Ongoing. Pastels Salon, various locations including The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR (04 399 5016).
Sign up to the Pullman Mall of the Emirates’ gym
Get fit this spring and sign up to Sanctuary Spa & Gym at the Pullman, where you’ll receive a complimentary orientation with a professional instructor, and enjoy a 30 per cent discount on spa treatments and 20 per cent off at the hotel’s food outlets.
Packages from Dhs600. Ongoing. Sanctuary Spa & Gym, Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates (04 377 2380).
Try the new Stress Relief package at Jasmine Spa
Weary after a marathon retail session or a hard week at work? Try this 70-minute treatment, which includes a foot ritual, energising foot reflexology and a deep anti-stress back and shoulder massage.
Dhs300. Ongoing. Jasmine Spa, Grand Millennium Hotel, TECOM (04 429 9999).
Attend a free acro-yoga session in Safa Park
Acro yoga combines acrobatics, yoga and Thai massage, and this class is free – instead of charging, the instructors ask you to leave a donation.
Free. Donations given to charity. From 10am (arrive 15 minutes early). Bouncy castle area near gate 2, Safa Park, Jumeirah, firstname.lastname@example.org (050 735 9683).
Discover Wuji Gong to reduce stress
Andrew Fretwell, an expert on Taoist inner alchemy, is leading a two-day workshop in Wuji Gong, an ancient Taoist practice that helps to reduce stress and properly align the body’s energy systems and meridians.
Dhs1,200. 9am-6pm. Until February 11. Balance Wellness 360, Oasis Centre, www.yogalatesblissindubai.com (050 3289 642).
Get detoxed at Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre
Get one manual abdominal treatment and one colon hydrotherapy session (ladies) or one cupping session (men), plus an acupuncture session, a medium-sized juice and five days of detox tea to take home.
Dhs800. Until February 29. Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre, Oud Metha (04 355 1200).
Brighten your skin at The Palace
Try the new skin-brightener sculptor facial, which claims to use a powerful crystalline complex to improve dark spots, even out skin tone and give you a radiant glow. Each treatment includes a foot bath ritual and wellness mocktail.
Dhs325 for 60 minutes (normally Dhs490). Ongoing. The Spa at The Palace, The Old Town (04 428 7805).
Take a pulse yoga class at Zen Yoga
Micro movements and free weights are applied to basic yoga postures to strengthen and tone the body in this new class.
Also on Tuesdays 6.30pm-8pm. Dhs75 per person. From 9.15am. Ongoing. Zen Yoga, Building 10, Dubai Media City (04 367 0435).
Take a new Pilates class
A low-impact workout that has the potential to transform your whole body, try a Pilates session conducted by Sandra at Exhale’s new location.
Dhs50 per session. Sun 4pm-5pm, 5pm-6pm. Ongoing. Regent International School, The Greens, www.exhaledubai.com (050 169 3203).
Try a hatha yoga session at Al Badia Golf Club
Al Badia is now hosting outdoor hatha flow yoga classes every Monday and Wednesday morning. Held on the lawns outside the clubhouse, sessions are suitable for both beginner and advanced students.
Dhs60, free for members on Mondays. Al Badia Golf Club, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City (050 478 4726).
Angsana Spa’s rejuvenation package
Eliminate February blues with this relaxing treatment, which includes a 30-minute body polish, 60-minute body massage and 30-minute facial, as well as refreshments.
Dhs599 (normally Dhs850). Until February 29. Angsana Spa, various locations including Dubai Marina (04 368 4356).
Go to a BoxFit class
Work out with personable trainers who don’t scream at you, but instead help you box off stress on the beach. Also on Wednesdays.
Dhs100 per session, Dhs600 for eight sessions. 7.30pm-8.30pm. Ongoing. Ignite Fitness & Wellness, between Rimal buildings 7 and 8, JBR (04 448 7142).
Slim down with weekly weight-loss classes
Visit Real Pilates’ new studio for a weight-loss Pilates class, a combination of Pilates and aerobics.
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, JLT (04 345 3228).
Try a Tibetan sound-bowl meditation session
Tibetan sound-bowl healing is based on the principle that vibrations travel through the body and help restore harmony on a deep, cellular level.
Dhs10. 7.30pm-8.30pm. The Third Eye, Saeed Tower II, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.thirdeyeonline.com (055 809 8595).
Apply feathers to your nails with Bio Sculpture
From the people who brought you snakeskin nails, feather nails are the latest trend. Bio Sculpture has launched a new gel manicure, with feathers placed between layers.
Dhs275-Dhs375 for a full manicure or pedicure, Dhs40 per nail. Ongoing. Available at all leading salons in Dubai, email@example.com (04 341 4820).
Buy one, get one free at Rebecca Treston Aesthetics
Buy one signature treatment and get another free this month. Choose from the anti-aging booster treatment, photo facial deluxe, bright, tight and hydrate or SOS treatment.
From Dhs600. Until February 29. EuroMed Clinic, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).
Enjoy the Eco Bliss package for less at Zen Beauty Lounge
This modest organic salon is offering Dhs150 off its Eco Bliss package, which includes an organic hair treatment, full-body massage and hair wash and blow-dry.
Dhs350 (normally Dhs500). Until February 29. Zen Beauty Lounge, Discovery Gardens (04 434 3017).
Try the new Diamond Plus therapy at Eternel MedSpa
Using LED technology, this treatment is designed to banish the most stubborn of blemishes as well as enhancing the skin’s natural radiance.
Dhs800 per session, Dhs750 package price per session. Ongoing. Eternel MedSpa, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 344 0008).