x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

Five things to do today: Try the new menu at Kanpai and take a Zen Ga Flow class

Our daily round-up of things to do in the UAE. See the exhibition Samia Halaby:Five Decades of Paining and Innovation and try Nordic walking at Yas.

Kanpai in Downtown Dubai. Courtesy Kanpai
Kanpai in Downtown Dubai. Courtesy Kanpai

TRY the new menu featuring a variety of tastes, textures and culinary techniques at Kanpai, the banzai dining experience with more than 100 items, including gindara shogayaki, kobe steak, lobster misonaise, mango maki roll and salmon gyoza. Open from noon to 2am, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai, reservations at 04 441 9262

ATTEND the exhibition Samia Halaby: Five Decades of Painting and Innovation and see the first major retrospective organised for the artist, which includes paintings, drawings, prints, computer-generated kinetic works and hanging sculptures, including the image pictured above. From 10am to 8pm, Ayyam Gallery, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai, 04 323 6242, www.ayyamgallery.com

BEGIN your week with a Zen Ga Flow class, which fuses the basic principles of yoga, dance and Pilates to develop balance, inner strength, mobility and control. From 10am to 11am, Dh60, Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi, 02 443 4448, www.bodytreestudio.com

TAKE the first steps towards a healthier lifestyle with Talise Spa’s Spring Cleanse Retreat. The four-week programme includes medical consultations, 90-minute detoxifying body treatments, a computerised skin-analysis session, infrared sauna sessions, yoga sessions and one full-moon yoga session. Book by March 10, Dh2,470 per person, Talise Spa, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, more information at 04 366 6818 or mjtalise@jumeirah.com

TONE your body and enjoy the milder weather when you try Nordic walking, using specially designed walking poles that enhance movement. At 6pm, Yas Island, du Forum carpark, Abu Dhabi, for more information contact helen@proactive.ae