11 best wellness events in Dubai this week

Free yoga, belly dancing lessons, healthy diets and more

Our picks of the week

1 Join a yoga retreat at Talise Spa
See Thu 15.

2 Learn to bellydance at a Jillina workshop
See Fri 16.

3 Join a free, early-morning yoga class at The Beach
See Mon 19.

4 Detox for three days at The Ritz Carlton Spa
See Sun 18.

5 Get a complimentary spa package upgrade at Willow Stream Spa
See Wed 14.

Wednesday 14

January offer at Willow Stream Spa
Book a 90-minute Energising Detox treatment at Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont the Palm, and receive a complimentary upgrade to a 120-minute treatment throughout the month. The cleansing and skin firming treatment includes dry brush exfoliation, salt scrub, marine algae wrap and invigorating body massage.
Dhs695. Until January 31. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).

Thursday 15

Yoga Retreat at Talise Spa
Join Talise Spa’s three-day yoga retreat on January 15, 16 and 17, where you will be guided through meditations and yoga sessions in an inspiring beach setting. The package includes daily breakfast, yoga classes and private beach access, along with a juicing class, nutrition lecture, two-hour detox treatment, and infra-red sauna sessions.
Dhs1,790. Until January 17. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6818).

January offer at Softouch Spa
Pamper your skin with the treatment of the month at Softouch Spa, Kempinski Mall of the Emirates. Phyto Delight Golden Point of Beauty is a 75-minute facial that firms and smoothes the skin with a plant stem cells and gold extract. It costs Dhs1,200 with 20 percent off.
Dhs1,200. Until January 31. Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 0000).

Friday 16

Learn belly dance with Jillina
Join these new workshops. Today, Jillina holds the ‘Sensational Sharqi’ workshop for Dhs300 at 10am and Martina Cancio holds the ‘Belly dance Tribal Fusion’ workshop for Dhs150 at 2.30pm. A gala show will also take place tonight at The Fridge with performances from Jillina, Martina, Najla Ferreira and more. Workshops: Dhs150 and Dhs300. 10am, 2pm, 2.30pm.
Until January 17. Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Marina. Gala show: Dhs150. 7pm. The Fridge, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, www.najlaferreira.com (056 343 1152).

Saturday 17

Detox Day at DHTC
Book a detox day at Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre for Dhs899, which includes colon hydrotherapy, acupuncture, cupping, detox tea, and body composition analysis.
Dhs899. Ongoing. Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre, Oud Metha Road www.dubaihtc.com (04 335 1200).

Community Yoga
Join this class with Lakshya Yoga in Al Barsha Park every Saturday evening at 5.30pm. The hatha yoga sessions are suitable for every level and last for an hour – and they are completely free of charge.
Free. Saturdays 5.30pm-6.30pm. Gate 4, Al Barsha Park www.lakshyayoga.com (050 873 8109).

Sunday 18

January offer at The Ritz-Carlton Spa
This three-day detox package includes two detox marine algae wraps, lymphatic drainage massage, detox cure facial and an aroma massage with detoxifying oils. You will also get three days access to scheduled fitness classes and one-time personal training or private Pilates session. The package is personalised to each guest.
Dhs3,000. Until January 31. The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR, www.ritzcarlton.com (04 318 6250).

Get a facial at Loft Fifth Avenue
Head to the new Vita Mall branch of Loft Fifth Avenue to try the new Babor Skinovage Crash Treatment. The express 30-minute facial promises to infuse the skin with maximum moisture for an instant glow.
Dhs300. Ongoing. Al Wasl Road, www.theloft5thavenue.com (04 434 0856)

Monday 19

Yoga at The Beach
Head to The Beach, JBR today, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday to join in with a free yoga class on the South Lawn. Starting at 7am for an hour, the class includes free access to the changing rooms, toilets and showers at The Beach Club. Take your own yoga mat, towel, and water to the class. Advanced registration recommended.
Email marketing@thebeach.ae. Free. Until May 31. South Lawn, The Beach, JBR, www.thebeach.ae.

Tuesday 20

January package at Simply Healthy Diets Kick off a new, healthy regime with this ten-week package, which includes one week of complete detox
meals, followed by nine weeks of wholesome, calorie-controlled meals delivered to your door daily, except Fridays. There’s also weekly personal training sessions and a weekly massage or yoga session at home.
Dhs12,500. www.simplyhealthydiets.com (055 106 4318).

January offer at Ahasees Spa & Club

Head to this Grand Hyatt spa to 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, Dubai Creek. www.dubai.grand.hyatt.com (04 317 2335).

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