There’s always so much going on in Dubai, and as parents, we need all the wisdom we can get. Luckily, there’s no shortage of classes, workshops and talks for parents around town to go to. So whether you’re mums-and-dads-to-be, new parents or just need some tips on dealing with toddlers, tweens or teens, we’ve picked three of the hottest classes of the month for you to book in for.
Eco Yoga Sanctuary’s wellness series
This session is all about women. The first talk, Women’s Wellness and Womb Wisdom, taking place on January 8, is free to attend and addresses physical and emotional imbalances, restoring the womb to its pre-pregnancy state and more. Hosted by wellness expert Silfath Sophia Pinto, who is known for her work with thousands of women around the world, there will be plenty to learn.
First session free. Starting Jan 8, 7.30pm-8.30pm. 1st Floor, The Village Mall, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, www.ecoyogasanctuary.com (04 385 6633).
Babies and Beyond UAE workshops
If it’s the baby basics you’re after, Babies and Beyond UAE will be hosting a series of workshops on everything from newborn basics and getting your baby to sleep through the night to hypnobirthing and baby yoga. The Gentle Sleep workshop takes place from Sunday January 14 to Saturday 27. Visit the Facebook page to book and for more details of other upcoming events.
Dhs300 per couple, per workshop. Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, Dubai, www.facebook.com/babiesandbeyonduae (04 430 8900).
Kidsfull photography course
For all the photography-loving mamas out there, Kidsfull will be hosting a five-week photography course starting January 23. Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to manage the camera to snap beautiful photos (even if they’re just for Instagram. We won’t tell).
Dhs900 for the full course. Starting Jan 23. Daytona House, Motor City, Dubai, www.kidsfull.ae (04 267 2726).