15 wellness events in Dubai

Two new yoga offers and all the best spa and wellness deals this week

Wednesday 17

Learn Ivengar yoga at Illuminations
This form of hatha yoga focuses on detail, precision and alignment in posture (asana) and breath control (pranayama). The development of strength, mobility and stability is gained through the asanas.
7pm-8.30pm. Dhs75. 409, Fortune Executive Towers, Cluster T, JLT (04 448 7043).

Rooftop Yogalates with Yogalates Bliss
Improve your core, balance and flexibility with these classes, held indoors in the morning and outdoors on the terrace in the evenings.
Dhs70 per class or Dhs500 for 10 sessions. Monday and Wednesday at 8.30am and 7.15pm. Fraser Suites Tower, Al Sufouh Road, next to Dubai Media City (www.yogalatesblissindubai.com).

Thursday 18

Get a treatment free when you book two at Akaru Spa
Book three hour-long treatments and you’ll receive the cheapest for free. Offer valid on treatments 60 minutes or longer.
Until September 30. Akaru Spa, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel (04 230 8565).

July offers at Softouch Spa
Try the navarakizhi treatment, which includes a full-body massage followed by a massage using warm, medicinal navara rice bags that have been dipped in herbal milk.
Dhs890. Until July 31. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 409 5909).

Friday 19

Discounts at Pastels
Try the L’Oreal Professionnel Steam Pod, a styling tool that promises smoother locks, whether you want them straight or with a curl, lasting several washes – there’s 20 percent off sessions this month. There’s also 15 percent off Kerastraight treatments.
Until July 31. Pastels Salon, various locations including Ritz-Carlton Dubai Marina (04 399 5016).

Discounts on treatment at Rixos Royal Spa
The Arabic ritual includes an anti-oxidant rich chocolate peel facial, followed by a Sense of Arabia full-body massage.
Dhs800 for two hours instead of Dhs1,125. Until July 30. Royal Rixos Spa, Rixos Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5415).

Summer detox programme at Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre and Amara Spa
Choose from a three-day or five-day treatment programme, which includes treatments such as acupuncture and colon hydrotherapy, plus accommodation for two at Park Hyatt Dubai, healthy breakfasts for people not fasting and a Viva Mayr food menu.
Dhs10,950 for two people (three nights), Dhs17,000 for two people (five nights). Dhs3,600 per person for non-accommodation package (three days), Dhs5,500 per person for non-accomodation package (five days). Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre (04 335 1200).

Saturday 20

Summer wellness retreat at Talise Spa
This four-week programme includes colonic hydrotherapy sessions, human regenerator sessions, eight yoga sessions, three detox treatments and unlimited use of the spa facilities and pool.
Dhs2,990. Until September 15. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6810).

Slimming treatments for less
Throughout July and August, ultrasound cavitation treatments and radiofrequency treatments are on special offer – buy two and get an additional session free. Clients who take advantage of the offer will also get three free sessions of Proellixe. Ultrasound cavitation Dhs4,000, radiofrequency Dhs1,400.
Until August 31. Rebecca Treston Aesthetics, Euromed, Villa 611, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).

Yoga in an art gallery with Urban Yoga
Explore a deeper level of inspiration with Yogallery classes, held in a unique venue.
Dhs50 per session. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. 5.30pm-6.30pm; Sat 10am-11am. Space limited, book ahead. Ongoing. Urban Yoga at XVA Gallery, DIFC www.urbanyoga.ae.

Sunday 21

Have an Éminence Organics facial at Pastels Salon
Try three new facials including a citrus deep- cleansing treatment.
Dhs250 for bright eyes and lips, Dhs400 deep cleansing, Dhs500 paprika facial. Ongoing. Pastels Salon, various locations including The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai Marina (04 399 5016).

Summer deals at B/Attitude Spa
This spa has three combination treatments including a royal hammam ritual and Swedish massage for Dhs675 for two hours.
Until August 31. 4th Floor, Grosvenor House Hotel Tower Two (04 399 8888).

Monday 22

Full moon yoga at Talise Spa
Stretch out on the patch of sand facing the Burj Al Arab. Wellness consultant Shibashis Chakraborty leads the class in this stunning setting.
Dhs99. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).

Tuesday 23

Offers on fitness classes at Spadunya
Get two classes for Dhs150 and the third free when you exercise with a friend. All three classes must be done together.
Until August 31. Spadunya, JBR The Walk, Shams Bldg, Plaza Level (04 439 3669).

Summer specials at Zen the Spa
Enjoy a body scrub, back and neck massage and a mini facial. Includes access to the spa facilities for three hours.
Dhs429. Until July 31. Zen the Spa, Al Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana Dubai, Deira (04 293 3000).

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