Also, go to the DIAC Students' Exhibition; register for a course with Eton Institute; enjoy Asparagus Week at an Italian restaurant in Abu Dhabi; join an Arabic reading group for women.
Five thing to do today: take a Vinyasa class
1 Synchronise your breathing and your movement with Vinyasa Flow, a series of poses that will move you through the power of inhaling and exhaling for mental and physical benefits. At 9.15am, Dh65, Real Pilates JLT, JBC2 Tower Cluster V, Dubai, 04 458 5399, www.real-pilates.com
2 See the DIAC Students’ Exhibition, where students attending classes at DIAC display their work, including figures, landscapes, abstract formations, fantasy-like elements and more. From 9am to 9pm, Gallery 76 at Dubai International Arts Centre, Street 75B, Jumeirah 1, behind Town Centre, Dubai, 04 344 4398, www.artdubai.com
3 Register for courses with Eton Institute anytime until August 31 and you could win one of three grand prizes worth Dh10,000, including a stay at the world’s tallest building, being driven around in a posh car and a luxury shopping spree. Course options include languages, computer training, children’s courses and more, 800 3866,
4 Enjoy Asparagus Week at La Mamma Italian Restaurant and indulge in delicious creations such as asparagus gnocchi, asparagus risotto and more. Reservations at 02 677 3333, Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi
5 Join Al Raweyat, an Arabic reading group for women that is set up to foster a culture of reading in the community. Every Monday, 9am to noon, The Archive, Safa Park, Dubai, www.thearchivedubai.tumblr.com
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