5 things to do today: See a performance of Varekai or visit Yas Mall for a new fitness experience

Our daily round-up of things to do. See a performance of Varekai: Tales of the Forest, visit Yas Mall to enjoy a new fitness experience, attend an informational evening by I Love Adventures, register to take part in a series of talks, head to Abu Dhabi Mall and take part in an interactive quiz.

Varekai at Cirque Du Soleil. Photo by Martin Girard
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See a performance of Varekai: Tales of the Forest. Cirque du Soleil returns to Dubai to perform the show, which takes place deep in a forest, at the summit of a volcano, in a magical world where a young man embarks on an extraordinary adventure. Today, 6pm, from Dh245, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai. www.tixbox.com

Visit Yas Mall with the family and enjoy a new fitness experience – a yoga class in Town Square led by Raquel Rodrigues, a professional instructor from Fit and Flex Studios. From 9am to 10am, Town Square, Yas Mall, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yasmall.ae

Attend an information evening by I Love Adventures about the Polar Trips. Andrew Appleyard, a traveller and archaeologist will speak about polar wildlife and how participants can visit the Arctic. Tonight, 7pm, Chill Lounge, Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, register at info@iloveadventuretravel.com

Register to take part in a series of self-development talks led by Dr Oudi Abouchacra, who presents the Power Thinking workshop on Friday; the Psychology of Speaking workshop on Saturday; and Eat-ology on Sunday. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, various timings and prices, Jannah Burj Al Sarab Hotel, Abu Dhabi, find course details and register at www.droudi.com

Head to Abu Dhabi Mall and take part in an interactive quiz from Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi that will determine your heart age and how to improve it as part of #healthyheartUAE ahead of World Heart Day on September 29. From 10am to 10 pm, free, Main Atrium, Abu Dhabi Mall, www.clevelandclinicabudhabi.ae