Plus: see an exhibition of Zimbabwean art; plan to attend an anti-bullying workshop; sign up the kids for football skills classes; and enjoy Australian tastes at Jones the Grocer.
Five Things to Do Today: Deep clean your mind, body and soul
Treat yourself to a deep-clean of your mind, body and soul with the Spring Cleanse Retreat at Talise Spa. The four-week programme includes a medical consultation, a juice plan, detoxifying body treatments, yoga sessions, skin analysis, sauna sessions, access to the spa’s relaxation facilities and more. Begins Sunday, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 366 6818, www.jumeirah.com/mjspringcleanse
See an exhibition by Dominic Benhura featuring Shona sculptures of opal, spring stone and dolomite by the Zimbabwean artist, who is one of the pioneering sculptors of his native country. From 10am to 6pm, Showcase Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 379 0940, www.showcaseuae.com
Make plans to take part in a workshop called Beat the Bullies. Parents, nannies and caregivers are invited to attend a talk by Jackie Harland, the director of the London Children’s Practice, who will speak on the causes of bullying and techniques to help the child. Tomorrow, 9 to 10.30am, The Developing Child Centre, Al Manara, Umm Suqeim, Dubai, www.tdcc.ae
Sign up the kids for football classes with experienced coaches from Junior Life Fitness. The Mini Kicks class on Saturdays is for ages 3 to 5 and introduces the basic skills of the sport. From 9.15am on Saturdays, Repton School, Dubai, 050 429 4860, www.gulfstarsports.com
Indulge in flavours from Down Under at Jones the Grocer, including the great Aussie wagyu burger with pineapple, beetroot and fried egg, barramundi baked in a bag with fennel, ginger, lime and chilli, lamingtons and passion fruit and mango pavlova. Jones the Grocer stores in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, www.jonesthegrocer.com