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We are a Dubai-based ladies organisation providing members with opportunities to meet and share ideas and interests. Although many of our activities are based in the Arabian Ranches, we welcome ladies living in all areas of Dubai. We hold weekly multi-cultural social mornings, including programmes with fascinating guest speakers, coffee and snacks.
As a member of Ranches Ladies you will be able to join our many Circles, attend our trips and excursions and take advantage of the many discounts available only to our members. Look around our pages to see what is on offer and come along on Tuesday mornings to find out more.
Our Social Mornings are held every Tuesday from 9.30 am – 12.00 noon, in the Baker Finch Room, Arabian Ranches Golf Club. New members and guests are always welcome!
RL Tuesday Social Morning
February 19th 2019 Talk: Safi Roshdy
Upscaling and Sustainability
Safi, our Arabic Conversation Circle leader, is the founder of Ahlanwasahlan Organisation and is fascinated by transforming useless unwanted objects into more durable and useful, and often unique, alternative items. She will teach us about the different possibilities and products available here, and around the world, from upcycled shopping bags to furniture.
Also joining us on Tuesday morning is Gaelin, who leads our Leather jewellery Circle, who is an expert at using unlikely materials in her jewellery making.
February 12th 2019 Talk: Claudia Cabrales, Interior Designer
How to create Striking Interiors
Claudia gave us a great presentation about the interior styling trends for 2019. She offers 2 packages for her clients based on their personal design requirements and most enjoys working with the accessories and furniture you already own. Come and get design tips from an expert!
Also joining us on Tuesday morning was My Quality and Convenience online grocery store. Voula told us about their fantastic delivery services of farm fresh produce at wholesale prices and gave fruit and vegetable hampers to attendees. Take a look at their website http://www.myqandc.com. She offered great discounts to RL members too.
On 26th February Dedra Stevenson, a local author of novels and cookbooks, will address us and the following week Suz McDonald of Sourceful will present a Mandala Workshop. Finally on 12th March will be our fashion morning. More information about all these presentations will follow soon.
February 5th 2019 Talk: Shamma Clinic
Facial Aesthetics using Botox and Fillers
Gulzhan Saipova and a team from SHAMMA Clinic, one of our RL beauty discount partners, gave a very popular presentation to enthusiastic Ranches Ladies. She told us about the differences between Botox and Fillers and showed us the improvements that can be made to your facial appearance.
SHAMMA Clinic also gave goodie bags to all RL members containing products from La Roche Posay and L’Oreals SkinCeuticals ranges with a voucher for a free full facial treatment experience. This was a wonderful presentation. Thank you SHAMMA Clinic.
January 29th 2019 Talk: Yvette Judge
The Emirates Literature Festival 2019
A hugely entertaining talk was given by Yvette today about the guests who will be gracing the platform at this year’s Emirates Festival of Literature and some of the gossip and preparations for this year’s festival. Please go to http://www.emirateslitfest.com for more information.
January 22nd 2019 Talk: Martine Nates
A Mindful Approach to Stress Release
Martine is a qualified acupuncturist and certified mindful meditation practitioner. She presented a gentle and relaxing session about mindful meditation and taught us a simple technique to alleviate some of the symptoms of stress, the 3 minute Breathing Space.
January 15th 2019 Talk: Elizma Hoffman of YOUnique Beauty
The word Fascia is new to the beauty and health industry but not new to our bodies. At school we learned about the muscles, bones, joints, ligaments and connective tissue. But we were never taught about fascia. Elizma is trained in massage and beauty and told us about this new physiological concept at the RL Social Morning. She also offered free 5 minute neck and shoulder massages before her talk and gave everyone a free goodie bag.
January 8th 2019 Talk: Dr Sucharita Ghosh of Apex Medical
Handling Medical Emergencies in Dubai
Dr Ghosh is a GP with Apex Medical in Motor City.
Dr Sucharita Ghosh and Shilpa Kane from Apex Medical joined RL Social Morning today. Dr Ghosh gave us extremely helpful advice on dealing with medical emergencies in the home. Don’t hesitate to call 999 or visit your doctor if you have any serious medical concerns. She told us that the government ambulance service will take you to the Rashid Hospital which offers excellent care in all circumstances.