Body and mind events in Dubai

Yoga in an art gallery, yoga on a roof and more wellness events

Wednesday 31

July offers at Softouch Spa
Try the navarakizhi treatment, which includes a full-body scrub 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).

Offers on fitness classes at Spadunya
Get two classes for Dhs150 and the third free when you exercise with a friend. When booking, note 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 an enriching body scrub followed by back and neck quick-fix massage and a mini facial. Offers include 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).

Thursday August 1

August offer at The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge
Book the Divine Detox Foot Ritual (Dhs175) and the Simply Organic deep conditioning hair treatment (Dhs300)and you’ll get a free shape, shine and polish express manicure.
Until August 31. Not applicable on the last day of Ramadan or Eid. The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 3, opposite Safa Park and next to Choitrams (04 380 4666).

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).

Friday 2

Ramadan foot treatments at Sole Lounge by Margaret Dabbs
The foot spa at Level Shoe District is offering foot cleansing treatments, detox baths and a profession manicure with complimentary referral polish. From Dhs465 with complimentary referral polish (normally Dhs60). Until August 12. The treatment is carried out by foot specialists from London especially trained by Margaret Dabbs, focusing on natural foot cleaning treatments.
Sole Lounge by Margaret Dabbs, Level Shoe District, The Dubai Mall (04 501 6688).

Summer detox programme at Dubai Herbal & Treatment Centre and Amara Spa
Choose from a three-day or five-day treatment programme, which includes a range of holistic treatments 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 3

Sleep better with SensAsia’s Pillow Talk treatment
The treatment starts with a milk foot soak, after then relax under a light duvet for a full-body massage.
Dhs350 for 60 minutes. Ongoing. SensAsia Urban Spas, various locations including Emirates Golf Club (04 417 9820).

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

Sunday 4

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. Grosvenor House Hotel Tower Two (04 399 8888).

Summer wellness retreat at Talise Spa
This four-week programme includes colonic hydrotherapy 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).

Monday 5

Rooftop Yogalates with Yogalates
Bliss Improve your balance and flexibility with these classes held 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 (

Slimming treatments for less at Rebecca Treston Aesthetics
Buy two ultrasound cavitation or radiofrequency treatments and get an additional session free, plus 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).

Tuesday 6

Hair and gym package at De La Mer Day Spa
Get a L’Oreal Deep Scalp Therapy Oil hair treatment, a full head of highlights and head massage and enjoy access to the gym and outdoor pool.
Dhs490 instead of Dhs655. Until August 31. De La Mer Day Spa, Villa 783, Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim 2 (04 328 2775).

The beachside dining spot is celebrating international coffee day at its brand-new branch

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Black Coffee and Themba will hit the decks on Friday September 28

You’ll get a complimentary vegetarian dim sum basket on October 1

It's free to take part and no experience is needed

There will be fireworks at La Mer, plus discounts across the city


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