Thrive Festival 2019 - Dublin - 30th & 31st Mar 2019 - The CCD


  • KOBOX Boxing Club, London’s original HIIT boxing class, debuts exclusively at Thrive Festival at The Convention Centre Dublin on 30th & 31st March. Irishman Shane Collins, founder of KOBOX Boxing Club, brings his team outside of London for the first time to give you an exclusive, first-hand experience of the boxing studio that’s taken the fitness world by storm. Founded in 2015, it has led the way with its unique ‘Fight Club Meets Nightclub’ class experience – teaching the fundamentals of boxing alongside a host of heart-pounding exercises – and now Collins is bringing KOBOX home for the very first time, exclusively for Thrive Festival. With a plethora of high-profile celebrities among are fans, including Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Jourdan Dunn and Guy Ritchie, KOBOX has changed the game in the way it delivers high energy, boxing-based workouts for everyone, regardless of their fitness levels or boxing experience. It will not only […]
  • Gemma Atkinson will appear on THRIVE Signature Stage Driven by Mazda Saturday 30th March 2019 @ 9:30 and 13:30 & on the THRIVE Talks Stage with Kelloggs @16:00   Gemma is a seasoned UK TV, reality, West End and film actress who gained recognition by starring in the soap ‘Hollyoaks’. In 2017 she was a hit on BBC One’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’reaching the final. Since then she has been embraced by the media, featuring in an array of publications such as Fabulous, Women’s Health, Women’s Fitness, Hello, OK and the Daily Mail online. Gemma’s athletic physique is down to her passion for a healthy lifestyle balanced with regular exercise and good nutrition. Gemma was the face of innovative sports brand USA Pro in 2013-2014. In June 2018, her avid enthusiasm for health and fitness reached new heights, with the launch of her own active wear brand – GA by Gemma […]
  • POUND® will appear on the THRIVE Move 1 with Pure Athlete Saturday 30th March 2019 @ 17:00  & Sunday 31st March 2019 @ 16:00  & on the THRIVE Move 2 with PlayerLayer Saturday 30th March 2019 @ 12:00 & Sunday 31st March 2019 @ 11:00 Sweat. Sculpt. & ROCK in this cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and pilates-inspired movements. Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! Find POUND® on social: Facebook, Instagram & Twitter  
  • Dr. Hazel Wallace will appear on THRIVE Signature Stage Driven by Mazda Sunday 31st March 2019 @ 9:30 and 13:30   Dr.Hazel Wallace is the founder of The Food Medic. She is a qualified medical doctor, best-selling author, and health writer. She is also a qualified personal trainer and is currently pursuing a masters in clinical nutrition and public health. Hazel started ‘The Food Medic’ blog in 2012, as a medical student, in a bid to bridge the gap between conventional medical advice and the latest thoughts and developments in nutrition and other areas of lifestyle medicine. The blog has now extended to various other platforms and publications including social media, books, and a podcast. The Food Medic podcast aims to cut through the confusing health information that we find online by interviewing experts and specialists who dispel the myths surrounding diet and health, and instead share evidence-based advice and […]
  • Ballet Beautiful will appear on the THRIVE Move 1 with Pure Athlete Saturday 30th March 2019 @ 12:00 and 15:00  & Sunday 31st March 2019 @ 12:00 and 17:00  & on the THRIVE Move 2 with PlayerLayer Saturday 30th March 2019 @ 14:00 and 18:00 & Sunday 31st March 2019 @ 14:00 & 18:00   Created by professional ballerina, celebrity trainer and visionary fitness guru Mary Helen Bowers, Ballet Beautiful is a world-famous ballet-inspired fitness and lifestyle brand delivering signature workouts via online subscription, streaming videos, DVDs and books along with activewear to members in over 100 countries worldwide. Founder Mary Helen Bowers is the leader of today’s explosive dance-based fitness movement and one of the most sought after names in fitness. Bowers personally trained Natalie Portman for her Academy Award-winning role in Black Swan and works with some of today’s most inspiring celebrities including Liv Tyler, Miranda Kerr, Zooey Deschanel, and […]
  • Join F45 on the F45@ THRIVE Stage Saturday 30th March 2019 & Sunday 31st March 2019 @ 12:00, 14:00, 16:00 & 18:00 F45 provides a fitness and social outlet by facilitating 45 minute functional circuit classes that are fast, fun and effective. F45 classes are technology led and are suitable for all abilities, from beginners to gym pro’s. You’ll never do the same class twice, you’ll be buzzing from the energy and you’re guaranteed to enjoy it. Find F45 on social: Facebook &  Instagram
  • Jasmine Hemsley will appear on the THRIVE Talks Stage with Kelloggs Saturday 30th March 2019 @ 13:00 and 15:00    Jasmine Hemsley is a London-based wellness and nutrition expert, co-founder of Hemsley+Hemsley, TV presenter, best-selling author, creator of East by West and champion of Ayurveda. Through her work in food, health and wellbeing, she has inspired a global audience to shift their perspectives on food and lifestyle using her platform to encourage a 360-degree approach to health and return to a simpler, more mindful everyday life. Jasmine is the UK’s 18th top chef. Jasmine’s latest concept is East by West, an idea that came to life as a pop-up café, inspired by her travels in Sri Lanka and India. East by West realises Jasmine’s vision of Ayurvedic cuisine and wisdom. East by West the cookbook launched in November 2017, delving further into Jasmine’s passion for holistic Eastern foods and therapies, […]
  • Indy Power will appear on the THRIVE Cookery Stage with Activia Saturday 30th March 2019 @ 12:00    Indy Power is a bestselling author, food columnist for the Irish Independent and creator of The Little Green Spoon app and website. She believes that we should eat to feel good and her nutritious, plant-based recipes are designed to make you feel good while you’re eating and afterwards too. Her recipes are delicious and simple to inspire you to cook from scratch and eat more plants. Find Indy on social: Instagram, Facebook & Twitter

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  • At Mazda we routinely challenge conventions to make things better and pride ourselves in being automotive industry rebels who believe fun-to-drive should never die. Our mission is to create exceptional customer experiences, in stylish, intuitive and spirited cars, worthy of celebration. As such, we are proud to be the exclusive automotive partner of Thrive Festival 2019 who inspire and enable people to live healthier more mindful lives. Find Mazda on social: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube
  • PlayerLayer are excited to be launching a new range of eco-friendly sport basics, called EcoLayers. We are part of an industry which unfortunately contributes in many ways to environmental and sustainability issues. As a company, we cannot become perfect overnight, but we can make a start and as a first move we have chosen to join the fight against plastic in the oceans. It is our first step in a longer term shift to sustainability. Our EcoLayer Leggings are made using recycled water bottles and the packaging is biodegradable. PlayerLayer was founded in 2009 by four people who loved sports. We began by making custom team uniforms for some of the UK’s most prestigious Universities. Historically, these institutions often created and moulded the sports we know and love today. Despite innovations in modern performance products, our athletes have always gone back to the original core training range. This core kit […]
  • Pure Athlete was started with a clear vision – To develop sports performance and recovery products for athletes and active people that not only cleansed, helped to heal, repaired and rejuvenated the body but that they were also made from the highest quality ingredients. Combining their love of Sport, Health and all things natural, Pure Athlete was founded by Greg Muller and Gena Brewerton in 2010, with JACC Distributors taking over global distribution in 2017. With over 20 years experience in the Health and Fitness industry Greg has worked and studied in various countries throughout the world. He has trained many professional athletes and sports teams, elite soldiers and numerous individuals pursuing their health and fitness goals. Gena with a medical background has worked as a registered nurse in a variety of diverse health settings in a number of work environments. To achieve this Pure Athlete is adamant to only use quality […]
  • Activia, the popular yogurt brand from Danone, with live cultures, exceptional taste, and smooth texture will bring its brand new look to Thrive festival this March. Activia is the delicious way to look after your gut health* and we believe that feeling goodstarts from the inside. THRIVE Cookery Stage with Activia  Activia will collaborate Thrive’s top chefs to incorporate their newly reformulated smooth, delicious Activia range to produce fantastic healthy recipes throughout the weekend. These recipes will be part of the Activia mission to support gut health* and help educate consumers about how they can make healthy recipes right at home. Just in case you miss the cookery demonstrations, not to worry, as there will be a range of delicious samples right beside the main cookery stage. *Activia contains calcium, which contributes to the normal function of digestive enzymes Find Activia on social: Facebook Visit the website to learn more:
  • W.K.Kellogg is a new, plant powered cereals and snacks health brand. This exciting and diverse range includes no added sugar options, is high in fibre, vegan and contains no artificial colours, flavours or palm oil. We will be sharing samples of some of our 4 core flavours of WK Kellogg at Thrive. Our best seller, No added sugar Coconut & Cashew granola Our first ever cereal with vegetables – no added sugar apple, carrot and raspberry granola The delicious cocoa and hazelnut granola, a rich chocolately taste with no added sugar! No added sugar simply granola- a granola base for you to customise with your favourite fresh fruit and toppings As well as tasting good and being good for you, we do good! For every single cereal pack of W.K Kellogg sold, we donate 10c to projects that promote sustainable agriculture and provide breakfast for those in need. *WK Kellogg […]
  • Fibre Misery guts – we can all be one… But what if it’s because our actual gut isn’t getting what it needs? The Happy Gut range which includes All Bran, Bran Flakes and Fruit’n’Fibre, uses superior wheat bran fibre to fuel a happy gut for a healthy you. The Kellogg’s #HelloHappyGuts Challenge Kellogg’s challenges you to learn more about the importance of your gut health by introducing more fibre into your diet. 4 out of 5 Irish adults don’t meet their daily fibre recommendation. To help you on your journey, we are giving away five #HelloHappyGuts hampers. These include the Kellogg’s Happy Gut Range, Hazel Wallace’s book, ‘The Food Medic: Recipes & Fitness for a Healthier, Happier You’, and a selection of delicious foods, juices and snacks! To be in with a chance to win a Hello Happy Guts Hamper… Show us how you are including the Happy Gut range […]
  • O’Callaghan Collection have 4 stylish 4 star deluxe hotels at the heart of Dublin city centre. Following on from a multi-million euro transformation over the last year, the hotels address the modern day travellers appetite to have a new type of hotel experience whether that be with beautifully designed, high tech bedrooms, healthy and innovative menus or a dedicated fully kitted out fitness facility. Choose between The Alex, The Davenport, The Green or The Mont opening in July 2019. Each Of hotels are situated in convenient locations, providing a comfortable resting spot just minutes from the heart of the action. Each hotel has its own unique identity, with special features like work hubs, cocktail bars and specialty restaurants carefully chosen with the needs of our guests in mind. From meeting rooms to suit every event, both business and leisure, to fully equipped gyms, we aim to give all our guests […]
  • Heineken® 0.0% is a great tasting non-alcoholic lager, brewed with a unique recipe for a distinct balanced taste, which now allows you to enjoy a Heineken® beer at any occasion. At HEINEKEN, we believe any beer carrying our name should reward the drinker and help them enjoy the moment. We challenged our Master Brewers to apply all their expertise to brew the best possible zero alcohol beer using just natural ingredients. The result is a 0.0% beer brewed for beer lovers, by beer lovers. Heineken® 0.0% is made from all-natural ingredients and has only 69 calories per bottle. Heineken® 0.0% is available in bottle and can packs in stores and on trade outlets nationwide. Join Heineken® 0.0% on social: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Today FM is Ireland’s biggest national, commercial independent radio station and features the most talented broadcasters that can be found in the country. The Today FM line-up features much-loved personalities such as Ian Dempsey, Mario Rosenstock, Muireann O’Connell, Dermot Whelan, Louise Duffy and many more. Today FM is the NO.1 station for 25-44-year-olds in Ireland. Every day the station connects with listeners to share hilarious and heartwarming stories, breaking news and of course, most importantly, all of the latest music that people love to listen to.
  • Sony Xperia is a proud partner of the 2019 Thrive Festival, promoting the importance of wellness and healthy living. Sony Xperia continues to innovate and push boundaries with the launch of its latest smartphone range, the Xperia 1, Xperia 10, Xperia 10 Plus and Xperia L3. The flagship Xperia 1 brings Sony’s proven professional display and cinematography technologies packed into a beautiful, sleek smartphone powerhouse.  As the world’s first 4K OLED screen in a smartphone with a 21:9 CinemaWide™ display (6.5”) and HDR remastering technologies, the Xperia 1 will bring users an experience beyond imagination when it launches online and in stores later this spring. Delivering Sony’s cutting-edge engineering and design right to the palm of your hand, the new Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus features a sleek borderless design with 21:9 Wide Full HD+ display, ideal for both entertainment and productivity. The stylish Xperia L3 features a 13MP […]