Best wellness events in Dubai

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Our picks of the week

1 Do yoga under the full moon at Talise Spa
See Wed 8.

2 Learn how to twerk like Miley at MPDS
See Wed 8.

3 Enjoy a day spa package at Armani/Spa
See Sun 12.

4 Get treatments on services at Vivandi Hair Spa
See Fri 10.

5 Enjoy a year’s worth of hair services at The Cure
See Tue 14.

Wednesday 8

Full moon yoga 8th anniversary event at Talise Spa
Celebrating its eighth year in succession, Talise Spa’s resident instructor Vijay Sharma leads this invigorating yoga session under the light of the stars overlooking the Burj Al Arab. A truly breathtaking experience. Dhs119. 7pm. Until October 8. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6810).

Twerkshop at MPDS
Centred around the popular dance craze made infamous by Miley Cyrus, these classes claim to work out, sculpt and tone the hips, waist, legs and posterior, as well as offering a barrel of laughs.
Booking required. Dhs130 per class or ten classes for Dhs1,000. 8pm Wed. MPDS Dubai, Studio 1502, Al Mazaya Business Avenue Tower AA1 (opposite the Bonnington), JLT (04 030 3693).

Thursday 9

Summer offer at Spa InterContinental
The ‘cooling splash’ package involves a signature and fully customised ESPA massage followed by a 15-minute scalp massage to help relieve tension.
Dhs420 for 75 minutes. Ongoing. Spa InterContinental, Dubai Festival City (04 701 1257).

Summer offer at SLaM
Enjoy this Back to School – Gold Star promotion and get a half head of highlights, full head of colour with a cut, mani-pedi and eyebrow threading when you book with Victoria.
Dhs500. Until October 31. SLaM, M-19, Al Joud Centre, 15A Street, Al Quoz 1, near Tom&Serg (800 7526).

Friday 10

October offer at Rebecca Treston at Euromed
Receive a full face ultrasound Ultherapy treatment (a ground-breaking treatment that lifts the face, neck, chin and brow) and get three free facial treatments tailored specifically for your skin, saving you more than Dhs3,000. The offer includes one top-up treatment.
Until October 31. Dhs16,000. Rebecca Treston@Euromed, Villa 611, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 394 5422).

October offer at Vivandi Hair Spa
Specialising in hair growth and rejuvenation, this month get 25 percent off an initial consultation with the trichologist and ten percent off the cost of recommended treatments.
Until October 31. Vivandi Hair Spa, Suite 404, Gulf Towers, Tower B2, Oud Metha Road (04 335 3336).

Saturday 11

Men’s wellness package
Get three LPG resculpting sessions, three personal training sessions, a consultation with plastic surgeon and beauty specialist Dr Maurizio Viel, advanced teeth cleaning and a royal shave involving a mask, and an acupressure massage at Gentleman’s Tonic salon.
Dhs2,500. Ongoing. ShuiQi Spa at Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 1020).

October offer at Amara Spa
Enjoy a body scrub using Aleppo soap, which is enriched with olive oil and applied using a mitt before you completely unwind with a full-body massage with Arabic-inspired frankincense, amber and sandalwood oils. Enjoy a healthy spa meal and then take home a gift worth Dhs150. Dhs850 for 90 minutes instead of Dhs1,185.
Until October 31. Amara Spa, Park Hyatt Dubai, Dubai Creek (04 602 1234).

Sunday 12

Summer offer at Softouch Spa
Unwind with reflex pressure point therapy followed by a Swedish back massage and a hydrating facial.
Dhs799. Until October 31. Softouch Spa, Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates (04 409 5909).

October offer at Armani/Spa
Make an afternoon of it and enjoy a spa day with your other half or best friend. This package includes a classic afternoon tea experience for two at Armani/Lounge followed by a 50-minute treatment of your choice. Dhs470 per person. Until October 31. Armani/Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3282).

Monday 13

Offer at The Spa, The Palace Downtown Dubai
The full-day package includes a 50-minute massage of your choice, pool access and a buffet lunch at Ewaan. Valid from Saturday to Thursday only.
Ongoing. The Spa, The Palace, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7805).

Tuesday 14

Offer at The Cure
Enjoy an unlimited hair package, where for Dhs6,000 per year you can book in for as many hair services as you like.
Dhs6,000 per year. Valid only at Green Community branch. Ongoing. The Cure, Park & Shop Plaza, Green Community, Jebel Ali (04 883 0818).

Offer at LIME Spa and Desert Palm
Enjoy a mid-week getaway, including a 90-minute spa treatment for two, breakfast at Epicure and a healthy spa lunch. From Dhs1,310 per room per night for every two nights booked between Sunday and Wednesday.
Until December 13. Desert Palm, Al Awir Road (04 323 8888).

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