Namaste: Get your stretch on with free yoga classes at Festival Plaza

Namaste: Get your stretch on with free yoga classes at Festival Plaza

Starting 30th October, classes will be free for all guests

Chill-seekers are in for a month of Zen as the popular mall invites guests to nourish and flourish

Dubai, UAE, 25 October 2020: Dubai is a city known for its hustle and bustle and while it’s one of the many reasons we love the city, sometimes everyone needs a breather. Look no further than Festival Plaza – the local community shopping centre will be hosting free yoga sessions every day during DTCM’s Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) for visitors to catch an hour of Zen before going about their day.

The event is an annual celebration of all thing’s fitness and wellness. Launched in 2017, the initiative challenges everyone in the city to complete 30 minutes of activity each day for 30 days. Dubai Fitness Challenge heralds a month-long calendar of exciting fitness events and wellness-focused entertainment to keep Dubai moving. It not only helps create fitness-focused mindsets, but also inspires Dubai residents to work towards a common goal of maintaining healthier, active lifestyles. This year’s event kicks off across the city on 30 October and runs until 28November, with the classes from Festival Plaza taking place for the duration, between 7am and 8am daily. Mall discounts will also be available upon registration so yogis can also pick up great deals once they’ve done their sessions. These will include 75% off supplements and body care at Life Pharmacy, 25% off all menu items at Dennys and bye one get free off all items at Jamaica Blue when you present your yoga registration email.

Festival Plaza, opened in 2019, covers 64,800 square metres and serves as a convenient and local lifestyle destination. The shopping destination is home to much-loved flagship stores and hosts the second and biggest IKEA store in Dubai, concept Lulu Hypermarket store which is the first of its kind, Marks & Spencer, flagship KARE store and soon to be home to the much loved ACE Hardware. The retailers are complimented by a multitude of dining and entertainment options as well.

The classes will operate in line with strict adherence to all government regulations and guidelines to ensure the safety of all visitors and employees and will take place on the first floor by Dennys. Slots are limited so to register please visit https://www.dubaifestivalplaza.com/home/wifi/yoga

For more information on the Festival Plaza development, please visit: http://www.dubaifestivalplaza.com/ Facebook: @dubaifestivalplaza

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About Festival Plaza

Opened in December 2019, Festival Plaza is Al-Futtaim’s latest local community shopping centre. The retail precinct covers 64,800 square metres and serves as a convenient and local lifestyle destination at the centre of the Wasl Gate community. Bringing to life a new and exciting growth corridor, South Dubai, the shopping centre  appeals mainly to the nearby communities including Jebel Ali Village, Al Furjan, Dubai Marina, Tecom, Palm Jumeirah and South bound from Umm Suqueim and commuters from neighbouring Abu Dhabi.

The shopping destination is home to much-loved flagship stores including IKEA, M&S and a new concept store from Lulu Hypermarket. The neighbourhood destination is also host to the second and biggest IKEA store in Dubai, spread over a huge 30,000 square metres with an added focus on sustainability and an international training centre for IKEA employees. ACE Hardware store will also open doors to the community soon.

These stores are joined by over an additional 120 others, as well as complimented by a 500-seat food court, over 40 dining and eating options, a Stay and Play offering, family entertainment Kids Club and over 2,300 parking spaces.  With a multitude of retail, dining and entertainment options, Festival Plaza serves as a convenient and family lifestyle mall easily accessible from Sheikh Zayed Road, fifteen minutes from Dubai Marina and Palm Jumeirah and a few minutes away from RTA Energy Metro Station.

About Al-Futtaim

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim today, is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and health; employing more than 42,000 employees across 29 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, we partner with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands.

Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration, integrity; Al-Futtaim continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day. For more information visit: www.alfuttaim.com.

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