Best wellness events this week

12 special offers at Dubai spas to get you focussed on a great new year

Our picks of the week

1 Get a half price massage at The Nail Spa
See Mon 12.

2 Challenge yourself to 30 days of yoga at Urban Yoga
See Wed 7.

3 Kick-start your detox at Talise Spa
See Tue 8.

4 Try a free yoga class at Al Barsha Park
See Sat 10.

5 Book a discounted facial at Softouch Spa
See Fri 9.

Wednesday 7

January offer at Urban Yoga
Sign up to the Healthy Body, Healthy Mind promotion at Urban Yoga by Saturday January 10 to challenge yourself to 30 days of classes for a bargain price of Dhs700 (discounted from Dhs800). Take part in any session except Mysore and if you attend classes on 22 or more days during the period, you’ll get a 20 percent discount voucher to redeem against future classes.
Dhs700. Until January 31. Aspect Tower, Downtown Dubai (04 369 7882).

Thursday 8

Detox Day at Talise Spa
The package includes a 120-minute invigorating Power of the Sea treatment with full body exfoliation, a detoxing body wrap, a mini facial and five 500ml Detox Delight juices to drink during the day to replace essential vitamins and nutrients.
Dhs1,385. Until March 31. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6818).

January offer at Talise Ottoman Spa
Take advantage of the special Slimming Ceremony offer at the spa this January. Combining slimming massage techniques with a green tea and kelp wrap, this treatment is designed to tone and reshape your body, whilst relieving tension in legs.
Dhs719. Until January 31. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0456).

Friday 9

January offer at Softouch Spa
Treat your skin the Phyto Delight Golden Point of Beauty 75-minute facial, which promises
to firm up and smoothen the skin with a combination of plant stem cells and valuable gold extracts. Enjoy 20 percent off the treatment this month. Dhs1,200. Until January 31. Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 0000).

Saturday 10

Community Yoga
Join a hatha yoga class with Lakshya Yoga in Al Barsha Park every Saturday evening. The one-hour class is suitable for every level and is completely free of charge.
Free. 5.30pm-6.30pm. Ongoing. Gate 4, Al Barsha Park, (050 873 8109).

Outdoor yoga
Start your Saturday with Yoga Retreats’ new ladies-only outdoor sessions at Zabeel Park. Taking place on the lawn, the one-hour relaxing, strengthening and toning sessions include meditation, asanas (poses) and pranayama (breathing).
Dhs70. Saturdays, 10.30am. Ongoing. Gate 1, Zabeel Park Al Jafiliya (050 1819 527).

Sunday 11

Brand-new treatments at The Loft Fifth Avenue High-end salon
The Loft Fifth Avenue has just opened the doors of its new premises at Vita Mall, and there are two new treatments to try when you head inside. Take your pick from Babor Skinovage Crash Treatment at Dhs300 to give your skin maximum hydration and glow or Babor HSR High Skin Refiner Instant Treatment at Dhs420 for a quick firming effect and smoother appearance.
From Dhs300-420. Ongoing. Al Wasl Road (04 434 0856).

Detox day at DHTC
The detox day at Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre includes colon hydrotherapy, acupuncture, cupping, detox tea and body composition analysis.
Dhs899. Ongoing. Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre, Oud Metha Road (04 335 1200).

Monday 12

January offer at The Nail Spa
Enjoy a stress-busting Classic Massage at The Nail Spa throughout January and February and make big savings. Normally Dhs285, the spa is offering 50 percent off your first massage, 30 percent off your second, and 15 percent off your third. The massage involves kneading and tapping motions with a choice of aromatherapy oil or chocolate candle oil.
Dhs143 (first massage), Dhs200 (second massage), Dhs243 (third massage). Until February 28. The Nail Spa, various locations including The Dubai Mall (600 544 001).

Vinyasa Flow Yoga at Fairmont The Palm
Try the new Monday evening Vinyasa Flow Yoga class at Fairmont The Palm’s Health Club. Giving your body and mind a strong physical and meditative workout, the class is led by experienced teacher Maya Wimbury.
Dhs55 per class. 6.30pm-7.30pm. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3330).

Tuesday 13

BodyART Classes at Gold’s Gym
Try the new BodyART classes at Gold’s Gyms across the UAE. The class incorporates a fusion of yoga and Pilates that is based on the Eastern approach of treating the entire body as one system using the principles of Yin and Yang and of the five elements.
Call for times. Ongoing. Various locations including Business Bay (800 46 537).

January offer at Ahasees Spa & Club
Try a cellulite-banishing body wrap with energising facial, or a gold-enriched massage to promote flexibility and release deep tension and the luxury spa will throw in a gift hamper worth Dhs200.
Dhs900. Until January 31. Ahasees Spa & Club, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Oud Metha (04 317 2335).

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