12 things for your body and mind

All your hair and beauty needs in Dubai covered this week

Wednesday 9

Free Dance Week at James and Alex Dance Studios
It’s your last chance to learn a new dance step for free and experience a variety of new classes. Free Dance Week ends on Thursday September 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).

Thursday 10

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).

Get an indulgent upgrade at Talise Ottoman Spa
Book a 60-minute ‘Margy’s Facial’ or any 60-minute body massage at Talise Ottoman Spa and you’ll get an upgrade to 90 minutes, free. The offer does not include hammam treatments.
Until September 30. Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Palm Jumeirah (04 453 0456).

Friday 11

Mudra Pranayama & Meditation Workshop
Mudra is a Sanskrit word that translates to ‘attitude’ or ‘symbolic gesture’. There are many mudras associated with yoga and participants of this workshop will learn a variety of them, combined with techniques to help regulate breathing and harmonise the body-mind complex.
Dhs150 (non-members), Dhs100 (members). 4pm-6pm. Yoga Ashram, 1504, Jumeirah Bay, X3, Cluster X, JLT (04 360 9028).

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 12

Book the Facial Special at Saray Spa
This 60-minute custom facial addresses your skin’s specific needs and a 15-minute massage completes the experience.
Dhs400. Until September 30. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 6754).

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 eliminate harmful mind-body patterns.
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 13

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

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 14

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. Ongoing. Mandara Spa, The H Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 501 8270).

Tuesday 15

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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