14 wellness deals and events this week

Fit 13 takes off in Dubai, and your last chance for summer spa discounts

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Wednesday 25

September offer at LIME Spa
The new Kerstin Florian complete brightening experience combines a sorbet foot cleanse, an organic ginger oil and shea butter neck and shoulder massage and an express-brightening facial.
Dhs550 for 90 minutes. LIME Spa, Desert Palm Resort (04 323 8888).

September offer at Kaya Skin Clinic
Get 30 percent off laser hair reduction sessions, plus an additional 30 percent off all Kaya products.
From Dhs200 per session, depending on the area to be lasered. Until September 30. Kaya Skin Clinic, Marina Walk (04 450 8438).

Thursday 26

September offer at Eternel Clinic
Get 20 percent off all treatments (excluding Thermage, allergy testing and products) to celebrate the former Eternel Medspa’s eighth birthday and recent name change.
Offer only valid at time of treatment. Until September 30. Eternel Clinic, Villa 397, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 2, www.eternelclinic.com (04 344 0008).

September offers at YHI Spa
The de-stress experience includes a 30-minute back massage and a mini facial (Dhs295), while the rejuvenate package includes a 60-minute full-body massage and an hour-long facial (Dhs495).
Until September 30. YHI Spa, Melia Dubai, 23 Kuwait Street, Port Rashid (04 388 6811).

Friday 27

Fit ’13
Take part in bootcamps, Crossfit, strongman circuits, Zumba, yoga, bleep tests and get lifestyle advice from experts at this fitness event organised by SHAPE Middle East and Men’s Fitness.
Free. 11am-7pm. Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, www.facebook.com/shapeme (050 855 7320).

September offer at Rixos Royal Spa
Enjoy hot stone therapy using smooth volcanic stones and a traditional Balinese massage involving essential oils to help release tension and increase blood circulation.
Dhs299 for one hour instead of Dhs525. Until September 30. Rixos Royal Spa, Rixos The Palm Dubai (04 457 5415).

Saturday 28

Hair For Hope charity campaign
Today marks the start of a year-long campaign at Color Craze Ladies Salon in which women are invited to donate their tresses for a noble cause. The hair will be donated to make real wigs to help improve the lives of female cancer patients experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy. Those who donate get a free haircut. Hair must be at least eight inches long and free of permanent colour. For more info on criteria and today’s event call the salon.
10am-9pm. Until August 2014. Color Craze Ladies Salon, Oud Metha Road (04 388 5609).

Horse Riding and Yoga
Combine two exhilarating hobbies outdoors with a 60-minute desert jaunt in the UAE’s largest natural reserve, Mushrif Park, a 60-minute session of relaxing hatha yoga followed by a picnic in the garden overlooking the stable.
Dhs450. Adults only. 5pm-8pm. Mushrif Equestrian Club, inside Mushrif Park, off Al Khawaneej Road (050 181 9527), www.facebook.com/MushrifEC.

Sunday 29

Sunday Man Days at The Spa
The Address Dubai Marina Gents get to enjoy a 40 percent discount on various treatments of 50 minutes or longer.
Until September 30. Advance reservations required. The Spa The Address Dubai Marina (04 436 7424).

Sunday night outdoor yoga classes
Stretch on the grass with outdoor yoga sessions taking place on the grass at JLT.
Dhs70 for walk-ins. Ongoing. 7pm. Al Mas Tower grass area, in front of Better Homes office, JLT (050 181 9527).

Monday 30

September offer at Ahasees Spa
The refresh and renew package involves a nourishing pearl body polish followed by a signature pearl balm massage. Plus a complimentary foot massage or ginseng and hibiscus hair massage.
Dhs599 for 110 minutes. Until September 30. Ahasees Spa & Club, Grand Hyatt Dubai (04 317 2333).

The Gulf Awakening Women’s Association
This weekly meet-up aims to unite and empower women in the Gulf to help them maximise their potential in the community. Meetings take place every Monday until October 7. Tonight’s session involves a healing drum journey.
8pm-9.30pm. Ongoing. Urban Tribe Events, Al Quoz (www.kayapeters.com).

Yogalates with Yogalates Bliss
Get flexible with classes held outdoors on the terrace in the evenings and indoors in the mornings.
Dhs70 per class or Dhs500 for ten sessions. Monday and Wednesday at 8.30am and 7.15pm. Fraser Suites Tower, Dubai Media City www.yogalates blissindubai.com (no number).

Tuesday October 1

October offer at The Westin Heavenly Spa
Enjoy an aromatherapy Aspire massage, a buffet lunch at Blue Orange and pool and beach access for the day.
Valid Sat-Thu. Dhs499 for one hour. Until October 31. The Westin Heavenly Spa, (04 511 7901).

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