11 things for your body and mind

All your hair and beauty needs in Dubai covered this week

Wednesday 2

Free Dance Week at James and Alex Dance Studios
Pre-register to take part and experience a variety of new classes. Free Dance Week starts on Saturday September 5 and ends Thursday 10. Whether you want to try ballet, jazz or hip-hop, now’s your chance to get involved.
Free. Until September 10. James & Alex Dance Studios, 813 and 814 Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, www.jamesandalex.com (04 447 0773).

Get a three-month spa package at Fairmont The Palm
Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont The Palm has introduced a flexible three-month membership package. Sign up now and get a selection of four 60-minute spa treatments, two pool and beach day passes, a 20 percent discount on selected restaurants and lounges, 10 percent off beauty salon services, 10 percent off spa retail and a free Kerstin Florian beauty product.
Dhs1,890. Ongoing. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3457).

Thursday 3

Free New Moon Chanting
Anyone aged 14 and above can take part in Yoga Ashram’s New Moon Chanting session – a special class on new moon day (Sunday September 13), where participants will sing, dance and meditate.
Pre-register at www.yogaashram.com/workshops. Free. September 13, 8.30pm-9.15pm. Yoga Ashram, 1504 Jumeirah Bay X3, Cluster X, JLT (04 360 9028).

Summer Daycation at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Treat yourself to a day of indulgence this month within the luxurious surrounds of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. The hotel is offering a day package that includes access to the private beach and 59-metre infinity pool, a 45-minute traditional Turkish hammam at Talise Ottoman Spa and a main course at Amala restaurant. Contact Talise Ottoman Spa to book your package.
Dhs650 (Sun-Thu) Dhs750 (Fri-Sat). 8.30am-8.30pm. Until September 30. Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0456).

Friday 4

DSS spa deals at The H Dubai
In celebration of Dubai Summer Surprises, The H Dubai’s spa is offering special deals. The ‘revitalising package’ includes an aroma reflex foot ritual, Indonesian body scrub and Balinese massage for Dhs525, while those who book the 60-minute Arabesque massage for Dhs375 get an extra 30 minutes free.
Until September 30. The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8270).

Sign up for Movelab’s Creative Movement classes
The term starts again from Sunday September 13. Email info@movelabdance.com to book your place. Dhs540 (three 120-minute classes
for adults), Dhs900 (ten 45-minute classes for kids). Days and times vary.
Until December 17. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.movelabdance.com (056 690 9255).

Saturday 5

Yoga Ashram’s Pain, Pain Go Away workshops
The 60-minute ‘Lower Back & Hips Therapeutic’ (Friday September 18) and the 60-minute ‘Neck & Shoulder Therapeutic’ (Friday September 25) will teach participants to consciously align the body and mind into each posture to eliminate harmful mind-body patterns. Each workshop will also teach ‘neutral body alignment.’ Dhs175 (single workshop), Dhs125 (single workshop for members), Dhs300 (both workshops), Dhs225 (both workshops for members).
September 18 and 25, 1pm-3pm. Yoga Ashram, 1504, Jumeirah Bay, X3, Cluster X, JLT (04 360 9028).

Sunday 6

Get 25 percent off at Carita Salon
Buy a treatment at Talise Ottoman Spa in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and get 25 percent off anything from the menu at the hotel’s Carita Salon.
Daily 10am-8pm. Ongoing. Carita Salon, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0458).

Monday 7

Book in for ‘The Journey Intensive’
Dr Rangana Rupavi Choudhuri leads this three-day programme run by international healing and transformational organisation The Journey from Thursday September 17 to Sunday 19. It aims to help you experience wholeness and enlightened freedom.
Dhs3,000 (early-bird tickets, first come, first served), Dhs3,500 (full price). September 17-19, 8.30am-8pm. Life’n One, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 343 6676/056 534 2899).

Pamper at Mandara Spa and enjoy a meal at Okku
Mandara Spa and Okku have teamed up to offer you a 50-minute Balinese massage followed by a two-course lunch for just Dhs299 per person and a 25-minute ‘Express’ body massage followed by a two-course lunch for Dhs199 per person. Contact the spa for reservations.
From Dhs199. Sun-Thu noon-3pm. Mandara Spa, The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8270).

Tuesday 8

Gentlemen’s grooming experience
Jazz Lounge Spa has a package for men to ‘get their best look’. Book now and save Dhs110 on a classic Moroccan Bath (including black soap exfoliation). Dhs295.
Until September 30. Jazz Lounge Spa, Umm Suqeim Road, Al Barsha, www.jazzloungespa.com (04 345 0036).

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