12 best wellness events in Dubai this week

Yoga, Botox and pampering treatments to try in Dubai this week

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Wednesday 20

Gentlemen’s spa therapies at Balance Wellness Club
Using 100 percent organic ingredients, Balance Wellness Club is this month launching a new gentlemen’s range, offering one free treatment for all male customers who purchase a bespoke men’s therapy. Included in the buy-one-get-one-free offer are the Signature Sports Massage, Signature Relaxing Massage and the De-Stress back massage, all 60 minutes long and all promising improved flexibility, posture and blood circulation, as well as exfoliated skin and reduced stress.
Dhs375. Ongoing. Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 384 7010).

The Art of Beauty
The event is in full swing on level one, with a pop-up stall on level two of Harvey Nichols. Take advantage of complimentary services including skin, make-up and haircare consultations, with promotions on a range of well-known beauty brands. Free to attend. Until May 23. Harvey Nichols, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 8888).

Thursday 21

Hair Botox at Heart & Soul Spa
The Al Barari spa has just launched an innovative new treatment called hair Botox. During the hour-long treatment, L’Oréal Cristalceutic ampules and a Steampod hair iron are used to restore and revitalise hair structure.
From Dhs200. Ongoing. Al Barari (04 320 7350).

Yoga Immersion with Jason Bowman at Urban Yoga
Today is the final day of the yoga immersion session with San Francisco tutor Jason Bowman. The vinyasa yoga programme is for teachers and students alike.
Dhs600. 8am-4.30pm. Aspect Tower, Business Bay, www.urbanyoga.ae (04 369 7882).

Friday 22

Vita Coco yoga session at Cove Beach
Head to a free sunrise beach yoga session at the recently launched Cove Beach at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, hosted by yoga guru Abbey Bates.
Free. 6.15am. Cove Beach, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Beach Road (no number).

Saturday 23

May offer at Jazz Lounge Spa
This month, the new gentlemen’s spa is offering a range of packages giving five treatments for the price of four when purchased in advance. The spa offers hair styling, massage, shaving and hair removal, nail care, skincare treatments and more.
Until May 31. Umm Suqeim Road, www.jazzloungespa.com (04 345 0036).

Sunday 24

May offer at Armani/Spa
Book the ‘Step into Spring’ package at Armani/Spa to enjoy a 50-minute massage using bespoke Armani jade oil, followed by a relaxing 30-minute facial using the exclusive Armani skincare range to lift, rejuvenate and reduce the signs of ageing. The package also includes access to the spa’s outdoor pool, sauna, steam room and relaxation areas.
Dhs700. Until May 31. Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, www.armanihotels.com (04 888 3888).

Treatment at Pretty Woman
The hair and beauty salon has added an anti-cellulite massage to its list of available treatments. The therapist uses advanced techniques to reduce the appearance of cellulite, with results evident after five or six sessions (performed weekly). The 60-minute massage costs Dhs300. When a package of five is purchased in advance you’ll get one more massage free along with a free manicure and pedicure.
Dhs300 per massage. Ongoing. Jumeirah Beach Road, www.prettywomanbeautydubai.com (04 343 8858).

Monday 25

May offer at Tips & Toes
Indulge your senses with an imperial ritual hammam, essential deep cleansing facial and express manicure and pedicure at Tips & Toes this month and you’ll only pay Dhs800 rather than the usual Dhs950.
Dhs800. Until May 31. Various locations including Arabian Ranches Community Center, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, www.tipsandtoes.com (04 368 9944).

Tuesday 26

May offer at So Spa
Head to So Spa at Sofitel Dubai Downtown throughout the month of May to receive a 25 percent discount on the price of any 90-minute treatment. Try the Oriental fusion massage, which promotes a sense of calmness through gentle, comforting strokes, and is reduced to Dhs507 (the usual price is Dhs675).
Dhs507. Until May 31. Sofitel Dubai Downtown, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 503 6666).

Sunset yoga at Talise Spa
Find your zen in the most stunning of locations at the daily sunset yoga at Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah. Taking place at 6.30pm on weekdays and 5.30pm at the weekend, the beach venue offers unrivalled views of the Arabian Gulf and the iconic Burj Al Arab.
Dhs80 per class. Sun-Thu 6.30pm; Fri-Sat 5.30pm. Ongoing. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6818).

Yoga retreat at Talise Spa
This weekend, from Thursday May 28, indulge in a yoga and detox retreat that includes five yoga sessions, a detox juicing class, two breakfasts, one two-hour spa treatment per person, two infrared sauna sessions and full access to the Madinat Jumeirah beach. There is also the option of staying two nights at Madinat Jumeirah for the duration of the weekend (for an additional Dhs1,500 per night).
Dhs1,590. May 28-30. Madinat Jumeirah (04 366 6818).

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