Things to look forward to in the UAE

Things to look forward to in the UAE

Janice Rodrigues

Published: Fri 20 Jul 2018, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Fri 20 Jul 2018, 2:00 AM

How about some yoga in a cave?
TEPfactor, the adventure experience that brings thrill-seekers a variety of fun challenges, is now offering complimentary yoga sessions within its cool cave-like interiors. Classes will be conducted by an instructor every Friday morning from 8am-9.30am and will have a special focus on strengthening the mind, and improving fitness, patience and skill levels - basically everything TEPfactor does best! Yoga mats will be available (on a first-come-first- serve basis), but the sessions are available for a limited time only so bookings are vital! To register, call 04-3988438. For more information, visit
Ready, Steady, Shop

Here's something fun for all real shopaholics. Canadian fashion brand Ardene is having a special 'Bag & Brag' festival at its Burjuman branch tomorrow (July 21). Starting from 10am, shoppers will be given a plastic zip lock bag and, as soon as a whistle sounds, they will have only five minutes to stuff as many items of clothing they can fit into it and rush to the counter. all for Dh99 only. Offer only valid till the bags run out, so get your game face on. Happy shopping!
Learn to make a perfect burger
Jones the Grocer at Emirates Golf Club is launching cooking masterclasses, starting with a wagyu burger class on July 25. The session will begin at 6pm, with Chef Dayan Anthony giving in-depth tips, tricks and advice on how to create that perfect wagyu burger at home. The session costs Dh295 and includes welcome drinks, coffee, desserts and a JTG apron. For details, call 04-4179999 or email
All the world's your stage

Every dreamt of being a star? Well, ACT TOO, an educational programme offering theatre training, is launching a summer course at The Junction Dubai. The six-day workshop will run from July 22 -August 1 from 7.30pm-9.30pm, and is perfect for adults of all levels of expertise. Some of the topics addressed in the session are improvisation, voice and movement, Shakespeare for beginners and character development. The cost is Dh1,500, including VAT (with a special 20 per cent discount for actors who have previously performed at The Junction theatre). For more information, go to or email Last day of registration is tomorrow, so hurry up!
Pamper your mind
Pullman Dubai Creek City Centre is collaborating with State of One to announce a special workshop on July 25 at 6.30pm. Titled State of One - The Gathering, the workshop will have interactive art therapy blended with the soothing sound of Shamanic music instruments, ending with a classic guided meditation and breathing techniques. Guests can also enjoy a treatment by Soma Spa therapists later. All this for Dh50. For bookings and more information, email or go to

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