Thrive Festival is back at The Convention Centre for another year of explosive workouts, insightful talks and panel discussions, yoga, pilates, cookery demos, shopping and healthy restaurants to eat at and so much more. Check out all our stages below!
We are delighted to have F45 IFSC with us again for THRIVE Festival 2020. 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 pros. You’ll never do the same class twice; you’ll be buzzing from the energy and you’re guaranteed to enjoy it!
FFS (Fitter, Faster, Stronger) is a Dublin based, client-committed training facility that brings sports science-based training to the public. The mission of FFS is to make their clients’ time in the gym the best part of their day. Founded by Ciaran Ruddock and Rory McInerney, FFS prides itself on its ability to help people become the strongest version of themselves.
The philosophy of FFS is one of inclusion, rather than intimidation that the co-founders say can be encountered in traditional gyms.
FFS specialises in Strength Training, Metabolic Conditioning and Functional Movement Training. This combination of training is designed to create a natural and agile physique. FFS aim to make exercise enjoyable in an easy-going, non-intimidating and welcoming environment that caters for all fitness levels. FFS offers personal training and small group classes including Bodyweight Blitz, Animal Flow Yoga and Olympic Lifting.
The job of UN1T is to motivate you to achieve what you thought impossible, and train outside your comfort zone. Be comfortable with the uncomfortable and achieve astonishing results. Get ready to be tested!
UN1T promises to bring you a new programme each day, expertly designed by our highly educated coaches, pushing you to your limits in every session! UN1T is a franchise and operates in London, Munich, Qatar, Kuwait and soon will be operating in Australia, USA, Austria and Ireland!
Boxing. Just not as you know it. Kobox is a 50-minute, high-intensity classes that will see you tackle all the fundamentals of boxing. KOBOX teaches boxing by numbers. Six punches. Six numbers. These numbers are then arranged to form a series of boxing combinations. Simple!
When Round 1 on the bag is over, switch to your individual wall station for a series of heart-pounding exercises. It’s cardio, without the miles. Once you’ve finished torching fat on your wall station, it’s Round 2 on the bag. You get the idea. At KOBOX you will get fit, without getting hit!
Boom Cycle is a HIIT (High-intensity interval training) class that brings the ‘party vibe’ to your workout; you’re immersed in a dimly-lit studio with a world-class sound system pumping banging tunes to get you feeling like you’re ‘dancing on the bike’.
You decide how far to push yourself, our instructors are there to guide and encourage you the whole ride. It’s the ultimate, ‘party on a bike’ experience for anyone looking for that full body workout. With the lights low and the world-class sound system kicking out high energy music you’ll be swept away into an immersive experience where the world outside will cease to exist and it’ll just be you, your bike, your goals and at the end, your accomplishments.
The Sligo Fitness Studio will be bringing the Kangoo Jumping to THRIVE Festival 2020! This form of rebounding exercise is the perfect way to burn calories and have FUN!
Zumba, POUND, Donking Dance and more! THRIVE Dance is the place to be to get an energetic fun workout in. Zumba takes the work out of workout by mixing their -intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness-party! POUND invites you to become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements!
THRIVE Cookery Stage
Food is at the very heart of Thrive Festival and we want to bring you a truly authentic experience whether you are veggie, vegan or gluten-free! Join our stellar line-up of handpicked foodies in THRIVE Cookery as they demonstrate healthy cooking at its best. Nutrition experts, food bloggers, cookbook authors, bakers and chefs will use their expertise to help you nourish your body in the best ways possible. We’ll also have an array of delicious restaurants available at the event so you can grab a healthy bite after your workouts!
The Activia Talk Stage
On our Activia Talk Stage we’ll host some fantastic speakers who’ll get you on the path to ultimate wellness! Join Nutri Kate who’ll be debunking myths around nutrition diets and food, The Gut Stuff who’ll be educating us on all things gut, Lorraine Maher who is a doctor at Blackrock Clinic and there’s so much more to come!
With a team of over 30 certified Pilates and Barre instructors, we are the most highly trained instructors in Ireland. Platinum Pilates aim to help anyone, from the novice to experienced Pilates lover, to find a deeper understanding of both their body and our incredible full-body conditioning methods. Platinum Pilates will be bringing their Reformer Magic to THRIVE Festival 2020, expect to experience a full-body workout, as you pulse, squeeze and lift every part of your body imaginable (and a few you didn’t know existed!).
Thrive Conscious Living
Our THRIVE Conscious Living stage brings together all the tools you need to live a more environmentally conscious life. Make your contribution to mother earth by learning how to be greener, easier at the THRIVE Conscious Living stage. From single-use plastic to clothing sustainability our experts will cover everything you need to know on how to live a more conscious life
Our THRIVE Meditation stage will be led by Kadam Adam Starr, the principal teacher at Dublin’s Tara Kadampa Meditation Centre. Our workshops will help you become grounded, clear and present as you learn how meditation can be easily integrated into your daily life to improve mental balance, focus, inner calm and wellbeing.
Careers, relationships, personal finance and business – on our THRIVE Grow stage our speakers will be sharing their stories, struggles and successes in their lives. We’ll talk with speakers such as Mark O’Reilly of FitVision on how you can be more resilient in life and how you can thrive in your career. Stay tuned for more speakers to come
Learn how to truly look after you at our THRIVE Life stage, with our experts in body, mind, sleep. Listen to talks on how to de-stress, unplug, and how to live your best life. Join the likes of Milk For Tea, Tom Coleman, The Coaching Circle and lots more to be announced as they help you live life to the fullest
THRIVE Yoga x 3 FLOORS
From Ashtanga to Vinyasa we have specially curated a phenomenal yoga line-up for THRIVE Festival. Spanning over multiple areas we’ll be stretching and flexing all weekend long with Ireland’s top yogis. Join Michael Ryan, Annie Kirwan, Lee Tracey, Julie B, Simone Walsh, Jai Katar Kaur and plenty more for this exploration of styles throughout the festival!
We will have four Therapists Rooms offering therapy sessions each day over the weekend at THRIVE Festival. From physiotherapy to osteopathy to acupuncture and cupping there are an array of therapies to experience. As an added bonus these come at a 25% cheaper rate than normal! We have experts in the field of Reflexology, Mysofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, Deep tissue massage and Lomi Lomi style massage so there is something for everyone!
THRIVE Talks with Kellogg’s
On our THRIVE Talks stage with Kellogg’s get inspired by our featured speakers and panels over our 2-day festival. Thrive presents the opportunity for you to hear from industry experts and professionals about health, food, fitness and the wellness industry. Stay tuned to hear more
THRIVE VIP Lounge
Our THRIVE VIP Lounge is the ultimate destination at the festival to indulge in a bit of pampering! Kick back and relax with a chill-out area, tea and coffees and explore your goodie bags filled with treats from our THRIVE Marketplace brands
Explore the biggest and best brands from Ireland and beyond in our THRIVE Marketplace. The THRIVE marketplace is a key part of the festival with delicious food and drink, natural beauty products as well as tastings and experiences. Brands include Spoonful Botanical, Peachy Lean. KIND Snacks, Revive Active, Clean Cut Meals, Barebells, Cully & Sully, Huku Balance, Hemp Heroes, The Kind, Bee Natural, Creacon Wellness Retreat, IrishFitFam MANY more to be announced!