Wellbeing events in Dubai

Reiki, yogalates, dance lessons and more treats for body and mind

Wednesday 16

Karuna Reiki Healing Awareness Seminar at Illuminations
Reiki master Irina Khanna will provide a deeper insight into the works of energy healing technique Karuna Reiki and its benefits.
7pm-8.30pm. Illuminations Wellbeing Center, Cluster T, JLT (04 448 7043).

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).

Thursday 17

October offer at Club Olympus Spa & Fitness
The Club Olympus Journey includes your choice of body scrub (aloe vera, tropical or green tea and cucumber) and either an aromatherapy, Swedish or deep tissue massage.
Dhs500 for 100 minutes. Until October 31. Club Olympus Spa & Fitness, Hyatt Regency Dubai (04 209 6802).

October offer at The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge
Book a strawberry smoothie foot ritual, a fresh strawberry facial and an organic hair treatment for Dhs600 instead of Dhs695.
Dhs600 for approximately three hours 30 mins. Not valid during Eid. Until October 31. The Organic Glow Beauty Lounge. Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah 3 (04 380 4666).

Friday 18

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. 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 colour.
10am-9pm. Until August 2014. Color Craze Ladies Salon, Oud Metha Road (04 388 5609).

October offer at Pastels Salon
Get a free conditioning treatment when you book a hair appointment with new hair stylists, Dawn and Lynsey.
Until October 22. Pastels, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1 (04 388 3534).

Saturday 19

October offer at Julie Hair and Beauty Salon
Ladies can get a mani-pedi and full body waxing (including bikini) for just Dhs99.
Until October 31. Julie Hair and Beauty Salon, Mattar Al Tayar Building 3, Al Mina Road, opposite Port Rashid (04 325 2255).

Yoga at The Archive
All proceeds from today’s class will be donated to Breast Cancer Arabia. Dress in pink to show your support.
Dhs50 per class, Dhs450 for a package of ten sessions. 7pm (Sun and Tue); 9am (Mon, Wed, Thu); 10am (Sat). The Archive, Gate 5, Safa Park (yoga@urbanyoga.ae).

Sunday 20

Free breast examinations at Talise Spa
From today until the end of the month, Talise Spa’s medical director, Dr Elisabeth Makk, is performing complimentary breast checks, and providing nutritional and preventative advice to women this month. Prior booking is essential.
Free. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6810).

Free dance week at James & Alex Dance Studios
The Dubai Media City studio is offering a variety of drop-in classes for free for a whole week. Styles include ballet, hip-hop, contemporary, tango, salsa, bachata, zouk, flamenco and Zumba. Hot-steppers can attend as many classes as they like.
Until October 27. James & Alex Dance Studios, 8th Floor, Concord Tower, Dubai Media City (04 447 0773).

Monday 21

October offer at BodySmart
Visit the weight loss venue between 1pm and 5pm and get a special rate for Hypoxi or Hypoxi Vacunaut slimming treatments. Both treatments target fat on the hips, buttocks and thighs or stomach.
Dhs1,500 for 18 sessions of Hypoxi or 12 sessions of Vacunaut instead of Dhs2,200. Until October 31. BodySmart (within Fitness First), Meadows Town Centre (04 363 8318).

Sunset yoga at Madinat Jumeirah Beach
Talise Spa hosts these unique outdoor yoga experiences every evening on the beach with views of the Arabian Gulf and Burj Al Arab being the main draw as you unwind.
Dhs80. Sunset. Ongoing. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).

Tuesday 22

Donate your bra at K-Lynn
The lingerie store is running The K-Lynn Pledge throughout the month, inviting women to come down and donate their bras. The items collected will then be donated to women in Africa.
Until October 31. K-Lynn, various locations including Mall of the Emirates (04 341 0708).

October offer at Senso Wellness Centre
Enjoy a cleansing mineral sea salt body polish or coffee scrub, a skin-softening honey yoghurt body wrap, all finished off with a refreshing shower and then a signature massage, which combines various Swedish and sport techniques for a thorough treatment experience.
Dhs500 for two hours. Senso Wellness Centre, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9111).

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