Our picks of the week
1 Take a sensory journey at Talise Ottoman Spa
See Wed 28.
2 Try AcroYoga at Phoenix Rising
See Sat 31.
3 Enjoy a pampering rose treatment at Armani/Spa
See Sun 1.
4 Check out the new surrounds at The Nail Spa
See Tue 3.
5 Try an innovative new dance class at MOVELAB
See Thu 29.
Spa Sensory Journey at Talise Ottoman
Spa Massages at the luxury Jumeirah Zabeel Saray spa now include a ‘Spa Sensory Journey’ to instantly relax, de-stress or uplift both body and mind. The three-stage journey begins upon arrival where the reception is filled with the uplifting scent of lemongrass. Stage two reveals the fragrance of wild frangipani in the relaxation areas of the spa and the final stage allows you to choose three contrasting essential oils for the massage itself.
Ongoing. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah, www.jumeirah.com (04 453 0456).
January Offer at Cinq Mondes Spa
Head to this spa at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah on weekdays to enjoy a one-hour traditional Oriental massage with hot oil for Dhs399. The offer includes free full-day access to the hotel’s private beach, temperature-controlled pool and gym, plus ten percent off food and soft drinks. Dhs399. Weekdays. Until January 30. Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah (04 444 2400).
MOVELAB Creative Movement
This new dance class encourages adults and children to trust their bodies and gives ideas to invent their own ways of dancing. It’s about discovering dance instead of copying steps. Held at both Ductac and Fondue Art Centre, the classes are sold in a package of ten.
Dhs900. Ongoing. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha. Other location: Fondue Art Centre, Jumeirah, (056 690 9255).
January offer at Tips & Toes
Try the new candle wax massage at Tips & Toes with a special offer price of Dhs225 (reduced from Dhs280). Warm oil is absorbed into the skin during the treatment to soothe the body and mind while leaving skin feeling soft and nourished.
Dhs225. Until January 31. Tips & Toes, various locations including Business Bay (04 369 7321).
January offer at The Cure
Head to the Green Community branch of The Cure to take advantage of its January offer. For Dhs1,000, get a keratin treatment for hair of any length and a combination manicure-pedicure.
Dhs1,000. Until January 31. Park and Shop Plaza, Green Community (04 883 0818).
January offer at Willow Stream Spa
Book a 90-minute energising detox treatment at Willow Stream Spa, Fairmont the Palm, and get a free upgrade to a 120-minute treatment. The cleansing and skin firming treatment includes dry brush exfoliation, salt scrub, marine algae wrap and an invigorating body massage.
Dhs695. Until January 31. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).
Join Phoenix Rising for a morning to learn the principles of AcroYoga, an art that blends acrobatics and yoga. There will also be a Thai Yoga demonstration where each attendee gives a one-hour massage (with the teacher talking them through it) and then receives the same as the roles are reversed. Dhs475. 9.30am-1pm. Until January 31. Body Language and Fitness Club, Al Barari (04 326 7277).
Free Community Yoga
Join a community yoga class with Lakshya Yoga in Al Barsha Park every Saturday evening at 5.30pm. The hatha yoga classes are suitable for all levels and last for an hour – and they are completely free of charge.
Free. Saturdays 5.30pm-6.30pm. Ongoing. Gate 4, Al Barsha Park, www.lakshyayoga.com.
Sunday February 1
January and February offer at Armani/Spa
Enjoy a 50-minute rose petal body polish treatment at Armani/Spa. Using a delicately balanced combination of real rose petals and a choice of signature body scrub, your skin will be left glowing and feeling super soft. A floral-infused deep heat back treatment will follow, with a quick spritz of Giorgio Armani’s latest fragrances to end – Si Intense for her and Eau D’Aromes for him.
Dhs490. Until February 28. Armani Hotel Dubai, Third Floor, Burj Khalifa (04 888 3888).
February offer at Griffins Health Club
De-stress with a back, neck and shoulder massage and radiant facial throughout February at Griffins Health Club at the JW Marriott in Deira and you’ll get a voucher to dine in any of the hotel’s restaurants with a 30 percent discount (maximum of two people dining).
Dhs250. Until March 10. JW Marriott Dubai, Deira (04 607 7755).
Yoga at The Beach
Head to The Beach every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday morning 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. Registration in advance recommended.
Email email@example.com. Free. Until May 31. South Lawn, The Beach, JBR, www.thebeach.ae (04 431 0190).
The Nail Spa at Ibn Battuta Mall
This branch has just reopened after a full interior makeover. The spa is now spread over 1,736 sq ft, making it the largest branch to date. New additions include strawberry- and cucumber-infused water at the reception, eight manicure and ten pedicure stations, a dedicated brow and lash bar and an improved retail section.
Ibn Battuta Mall, The Gardens (600 544 001).