See an exhibition of mystical art, learn how to negotiate more effectively, attend a creative networking session and hear a lecture on losing weight after giving birth.
Sign up for classes in tai chi and kung fu taught by Master Can, a warrior monk from the Maling Shaolin Kung Fu Academy in Henan Province, China. Tai chi can help reduce stress while kung fu focuses on conditioning, flexibility and self-defence skills. Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 366 6818, www.jumeirah.com/mjtalise
See the exhibition Graceful Runes. The mixed-media artist Dahlia Mahmoud’s works combine photography, illustration, calligraphy, digital design and painting. This collection is the culmination of a five-year project of a softer and more mystical approach to the artist’s message in documenting the human journey towards the light. Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, www.facebook.com/dusitthaniad
Learn to develop effective negotiation and persuasion skills and increase your positive personal power at a free workshop at Eton Institute. Learn the phases of negotiation, tools to use and ways to build win-win solutions – key for persuading with confidence. From 6pm to 8pm, Eton Institute, Dubai, 800 3866, www.etoninstitute.com
Attend 3rd Mondays at thejamjar. This monthly networking evening for creatives offers discussion, interaction and exchange. This month the topic is Critique Night, and participants are invited to bring their work, sketches or journals. From 7pm to 9pm, thejamjar, Street 17A, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 341 7303, www.thejamjardubai.com
Attend a lecture for mums on postpartum weight loss by the clinical dietician Alice Sabounji from Aesthetics Polytechnic. Topics include social pressures and personal expectations, myths and realities and exercising with a newborn. Limited to 30 mums. At 10am, free, location will be emailed upon receipt of RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org