TACKLE A NINJA WARRIOR OBSTACLE COURSE IN ABU DHABI – X-Park opened at Marina Mall’s trampoline gym Bounce over the weekend. Its 13-item Ninja Warrior Obstacle course has been designed for families and can provide challenges for young and old, novice to experts. Each element can be explored as a stand-alone challenge or navigated as part of a circuit with different levels of difficulty, allowing personal progression and creative expression. First-timers need only work on the basics; everyone else can imagine themselves a free-runner. One hour at X-Park is Dh95 per person, online bookings only.
GET ACTIVE AT AL FORSAN IN ABU DHABI – It’s 20 per cent at Khalifa City’s Al Forsan International Sports Resort all August on a range of activities including shooting and archery, wakeboarding, go-karting, laser simulators and paintball.
SIGN UP TO LEARN HOW TO TEACH MEDITATION IN ABU DHABI – For the first time Bodytree Studio is pairing up with 136.1 Yoga Studio in Chennai, India to offer a 50-hour Dhyaan Meditation teacher training course. Dhyaan is a profound and abstract form of meditation that in Sanskrit means “contemplation” and “reflection”. Anyone can sign up, including regular meditators, those who want to become more disciplined and those who want to become meditation teachers. The course will be taught over two weekends, August 30/Sept 1 and Sept 6/7 from 830am-4pm each day. Dh3,100. Email [email protected] to book your spot.
SIGN UP YOUR LITTLE DANCERS FOR MAMMA MIA SUMMER CAMP IN DUBAI – Hayley’s Comet Theatre Company founder Hayley Doyle lived and breathed Mamma Mia when she performed on London’s West End before moving to Dubai. She performed in the muscial show more than 500 times to sell-out crowds at the Prince of Wales Theatre. She will not only teach children from 6 to 14 songs and routines from the real professional show, but will also create a whole new Mamma Mia story for them. The camp runs from 9am-3pm, August 26-30 at James & Alex Dance Studios in Media City. Dh750 per child. Email [email protected] to sign them up.
START FRIDAY RIGHT WITH BREAKFAST BRUNCH IN DUBAI – The German bakery-bistro Brothaus at the Steigenberger Hotel in Business Bay have announced a new kind of weekend brunch: one with chilled-out Berlin vibe that ends early enough to leave you the rest of the day to enjoy. Offerings include European cold cuts and cheeses, and mains including pan-seared salmon with avocado. Social Fridays are from 10.30am to 3pm.
SIGN UP TO LEARN YOGA MASSAGE IN ABU DHABI – Learn the basics of massage in this two-hour workshop at The Hot House yoga studio in the capital, which is under new ownership by one of our Livehealthy.ae experts, Pem Fassa. The workshop is from 6-8pm, Saturday August 15. Dh220 per person; Dh400 per pair.
STAY HOME AND ORDER ORGANIC GOODS ONLINE – The latest online organic store to hit the UAE is OrganicandReal.com, which offers a variety of products including fruit and vegetables and certified organic products, including their own brand. Organicandreal.com