5 things to do today: take part in Al Barari Wellness Week and get tickets to see Maître Gims

Take part in Al Barari Wellness Week, a week-long initiative created to encourage a well-balanced lifestyle and to make healthy, informed choices for the body, mind and soul. Workshops will be led by industry specialists, including weight loss, holistic nutrition, healing, meditation, yoga, skincare and fitness. Daily until Saturday, various timings from 9am daily, from […]

Take part in Al Barari Wellness Week, a week-long initiative created to encourage a well-balanced lifestyle and to make healthy, informed choices for the body, mind and soul. Workshops will be led by industry specialists, including weight loss, holistic nutrition, healing, meditation, yoga, skincare and fitness. Daily until Saturday, various timings from 9am daily, from Dh50 per workshop, Al Barari, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, Dubai, 04 320 7350, registration essential at www.albarari.com

Get tickets to see Maître Gims. The Congolese-born French singer will perform in support of his new album, Mon Coeur Avait Raison on February 5. Hits include Bella and J’me tire. Doors open at 7pm, concert begins at 9pm, from Dh250, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, www.platinumlist.net

Plan to attend the talk Muntada: The Importance of Girls’ Education, which will examine what it would take to improve girls’ access to education, one of the most-critical areas of empowerment for women. January 26, reception begins at 6pm, talk begins at 6.30pm, free, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Cultural District, Abu Dhabi, www.shf.ae

Sign up now to take part in the Salomon Wadi Bih Run in the Musandam peninsula, which is at an altitude of more than 1,000 meters. There are categories for all ages and abilities, including a 50km and 72km relay, and 30km, 50km and 72km solo runs. Registration closes January 20, race is on February 5 and 6, Musandam, Oman, www.premieronline.com

Buy tickets for The Many Splendours of Strings. As part of the Thursday Night Classics, hear the exciting evolution of string music from renaissance dance and folk to today’s pop music, plus a special guest appearance by the Super Strings ensemble. January 21, 5.30pm, from Dh50 for adults; Dh30 children under 18 in advance; Dh100 and Dh50 at the door, Centre for Musical Arts, Dubai, www.cmadubai.com, 04 341 8872

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