The health nutSarah Bladen, Britishwww.OnCloudZen.comFavourite Dubai spot?
In a yoga studio or writing at The Archive (04 349 4033
) in Safa Park. I like spending evenings with friends, either in a café along Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Bouvelard or at Toko (04 442 8383
) at Vida Downtown Hotel. Where do you hang out online?
The Elephant Journal (www.elephantjournal.com
), and The Third Metric section of The Huffington Post (www.huffingtonpost.com
). I also keep up with blogger Gala Darling (www.galadarling.com
).What’s your favourite wellbeing spot in Dubai?
For guided meditations, I like Illuminations in JLT (04 448 7043
). If I’m chilling with friends, it’s the Talise Ottoman Spa, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray (04 453 0456
) or if I’m after a reasonably-priced Thai massage, I go to Feet Lounge in Business Bay (04 452 2259
). Favourite local eatery for healthy meals out?
Comptoir 102 (04 385 4555
) in Jumeirah has amazing gluten and dairy-free dishes, the Ayurvedic-inspired Balance Café at Oasis Centre (04 515 4051
), THE One Deli in Jumeirah (04 345 6687
) or Lemongrass restaurant in Oud Metha (04 334 2325
).Where do you find the best essentials for a zen life here?
I buy most of my food at the Organic Foods & Café and Farmers’ Market (04 338 2911
). I love The Hot Box Kit (www.thehotboxkit.com
), a cool Dubai-based yoga/dance wear brand, and Carrot, Banana & Peach, a natural fabric yoga line available at Stadium in The Dubai Mall (04 434 0641). I’m also a fan of The Change Initiative (800 824
), a one-stop eco-friendly destination on Sheikh Zayed Road.