20 events for your body and mind

We've searched the city to bring you great wellness ideas this week

Wednesday 15

Elche’s summer offers
Spa-goers who book in for a natural facial on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout May get a 15 percent discount. From Dhs607 including discount.
Ongoing. Ladies only. Elche Natural Beauty Retreat, Villa 42, Street 10c, Jumeirah 1 (04 349 4942).

De La Mer day spa’s summer offer
In this two-hour package, enjoy a 30-minute coconut body glow scrub or a cellulite-busting coffee scrub, followed by a relaxing back, neck and shoulder massage. Finish with a mani-pedi and 30-minute peroxide-free teeth whitening session.
Dhs600 (normally Dhs1,140). Ladies only. Until June 30. Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim 2 (04 328 2775).

Detox at Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre
The Lymphatic Drainage Massage involves a gently, rhythmic massaging of the skin to help blood flow and stimulate the lymph nodes, which act as ‘the garbage cans of the body’.
Dhs299 instead of Dhs400. Ongoing. Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre, Oud Metha Road (04 335 1200).

Have a cranberry instant glow facial
Spaces Salon has developed a cranberry-based instant glow facial, designed to revitalise and purify the skin. The 30-minute deep-cleansing treatment also claims to make skin look younger and improve blood circulation.
Dhs200. Ongoing. Spaces Salon, Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 515 4400).

Thursday 16

Discounts on laser hair removal at Kaya
The spa is offering free patch tests and 20 percent off Kaya Tearless single sessions and packages, which promises pain reduction.
Starts from Dhs200 per session. Until June 30. Kaya, various locations including Dubai Marina Walk (04 450 8438).

Softouch Spa’s treatment of the month
Try Elakkizhi, a relaxing, refreshing treatment that is designed to relieve muscle stiffness, and backache in particular. The top-to-toe massage uses warm roasted leaf bags and ayurvedic oils to enhance blood circulation, and is rounded off with a 15-minute Indian head massage.
Dhs750 for 90 minutes. Until May 31. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5909).

Friday 17

Face and hair treat at Pastels
Not a fan of unkempt post-facial hair? This Jumeirah salon is offering 50 percent off a blow-dry after any full-priced facial from leading brands including Guinot and Dermalogica.
Until May 31. Ladies only. Pastels Salon Jumeirah, Villa 20, 1186 Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah (04 388 3534).

May offers at Rixos Royal Spa
There are two offers this month: treat your mum to the Mother’s Day package, which includes crystal peeling and an anti-wrinkle collagen eye treatment, or try a rejuvenating facial and full-body massage.
Mother’s Day package Dhs400, rejuvenating package Dhs550. Until May 31. Rixos The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5555).

Saturday 18

Try a lava shell massage at Sisters Beauty Lounge
Inspired by the hot stone massage, the warm lava shell uses tiger-striped clam shells from the South Pacific for a deeply relaxing treatment. The shells are said to be able to retain heat up to 12 times longer than a hot stone and help relieve the deepest aches and pains as well as soothe tense muscles.
Dhs475 for 60 minutes or Dhs60 per shell as a 30-minute add-on to back, foot or arm massages. Ongoing. Ladies only. Sisters Beauty Lounge, various locations including The Dubai Mall (04 339 8500).

Relax at Westin Heavenly Spa
Recharge with the ‘irresistibly relaxing’ package, which includes an aromatherapy massage, a buffet lunch at Blue Orange and pool and beach access for the whole day.
Dhs499 for 60 minutes. Valid Sat-Thu, until May 31. Westin Heavenly Spa, The Westin Dubai (04 511 7901).

Sunday 19

Find out if you’re vitamin D deficient
If you’re experiencing hair loss and fatigue, Al Das Medical Clinic says you may be vitamin D deficient. It’s offering a 30 percent discount on vitamin D testing so you can be sure.
Dhs600 (normally Dhs850). Until May 31. Al Das Medical Clinic, Shoreline 10, Palm Jumeirah, www.aldasclinic.com (04 452 9998).

Men’s day at The Spa
Gents dabbling in pamperific Sundays Mandays at this Dubai Marina spa receive 40 percent off any treatments running 50 minutes or longer.
Until June 30. The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).

Try hatha flow yoga at The Address Downtown Dubai
The number of students at The Address’s hatha yoga class is limited to ten, to ensure you get all the instruction you need.
Dhs100 per class, Dhs800 for ten classes. Sat 9am-10am. Ongoing. The Fitness Centre, The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8767).

Monday 20

Organic Foods Talk
Head to park hang out The Archive for an informative talk on what exactly makes something organic and when products are eligible to be labelled as such. You’ll also learn about the effects of chemicals on the human body and the importance of an organic lifestyle. There will be a Q&A session following the talk.
Free. 6.30pm-7.30pm. Until May 20. The Archive, Gate 5, Safa Park (04 349 4033).

Sleep better with SensAsia’s Pillow Talk treatment
Designed with Dubai’s insomniacs in mind, the treatment starts with a lavender and milk foot soak, after which you’ll then relax under a light duvet for a full-body massage. Carefully chosen music will play gently in the background, with either a guided meditation or deep delta waves. Afterwards, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows.
Dhs350 for 60 minutes. Ongoing. SensAsia Urban Spas, various locations including Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9820).

Slim down at SensAsia
The popular urban spa has launched bootcamp packages and treatments for tummies and posteriors. Throughout summer, anyone who purchases a bootcamp treatment will get ten percent off one month’s Right Bite meal plan, while existing Right Bite clients get ten percent off at SensAsia Urban Spa. Butt lift in one hour Dhs515, bootcamp for tummy in one hour Dhs315, packages available.
Ongoing. Various locations including Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9820).

Two for one on VelaSmooth at The Cure
Fed up with unsightly lumps and bumps or cellulite? Try VelaSmooth PRO treatments, on offer this month. Book two treatments and can get the least expensive one free.
From Dhs500 for stomach, Dhs700 for thighs. Until May 31. Ladies only. The Cure, Building 10, Dubai Media City, www.thecure.ae (04 391 6485).

Tuesday 21

Get ready for summer at Senso Wellness Centre
Includes either an aroma bath soak or citrus skin glow body polish, followed by a pure focus massage and a mini facial.
Dhs500 for two hours. Until May 31. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).

Lotus Wellness Spa’s May deals
Prepare your skin for summer with a Lotus Wellness body wrap at a discounted rate. Spa-goers can choose from energising, detoxifying or slimming wraps, and all treatments include a personal colour wellness consultation.
Dhs180 (normally Dhs300). Until May 31. Lotus Wellness Spa, Lotus Hotel Apartments & Spa, Dubai Marina (04 440 2805).

Stop ageing in its tracks at Rebecca Treston Aesthetics
Skin rejuvenation packages promise to improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles, pigmentation, acne scars, scarring and textural irregularities using e-Matrix 2 and radio frequency methods. The clinic is offering four e-Matrix 2 treatments and three Revital Radio treatments for Dhs12,000, saving you Dhs4,500.
Until May 31. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics at Euromed, Villa 611 Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah (04 394 5422).

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