Gemma Atkinson and Dr Hazel Wallace, The Food Medic, announced as Signature Speakers for Thrive Festival.
Gemma & Hazel join a stellar line up of wellness industry experts including:
Jasmine Hemsley –The Gut Stuff – Indy Power – Anna Geary – Pip Stewart – Alan O’Mara – Holly White and Maeve Madden.
Leading wellness brands showcasing at Thrive include:
lululemon– PoundFit – The Body Shop and Symprove.
- Thrive Festival is a brand-new bespoke health, fitness and wellness event brought to you by the team behind Taste of Dublin, Thrive will make you think and do things differently in 2019, this is wellness that works.
Signature Speakers for Thrive Festival, taking place on March 30th & 31st 2019 at The Convention Centre, Dublin, have been announced. Leading the Saturday line up is Gemma Atkinson while on Sunday at Thrive Festival Dr Hazel Wallace takes to the stage as Signature Speaker.
Having recently released her debut book “The Ultimate Body Plan”, Gemma Atkinson is known to many as an actress, radio host and Strictly Come Dancing finalist. Gemma will be speaking at Thrive about her lifestyle changes using her 21-day plan. Speaking about her journey she said “The plan is 100% focused on feeling great rather than vanity. You’re far more likely to stick to something if you are doing it for sustainable long-term results (to feel great) rather than to hit a certain number on the scales.” Gemma shares the same ethos as Thrive Festival and over the weekend attendees can gain practical take aways to make similar positive changes in their lives.
Dr Hazel Wallace returns to home shores for Thrive Festival and will be inspiring us with her huge wealth of medical and nutrition experience so attendees can put the science and research into day to day practical changes to the way they live. Hazel said “I like to think of myself as one of the first of a new generation of doctors. I am passionate about maximising health through how we live our lives – including food, physical activity, sleep, stress management, and our social connections.”
Signature Speakers, Gemma and Hazel, join a who’s who list of top wellness industry specialists including chef Jasmine Hemsley, The Little Green Spoon’s Indy Power, The Gut Stuff – Lisa and Alana Macfarlane (The Mac Twins), adventurer Pip Stewart, sleep expert Tom Coleman, decluttering queen Breda Stack, vegan food blogger Holly White, food blogger Sinéad Delahunty, yogis Julie B, Molly McKeever, Annie K and many more.
Ticket Prices –
One Day ticket- €47.50* (Option to attend either session time on the Sat or Sun)
Weekend Ticket- €70.00* (Option to attend 2 sessions over weekend)
*Booking fees apply
On Sale – Available now at www.thrivefestival.ie
Saturday 30th, session 1 starts at 8.30am to 3pm, session 2 starts at 12.30pm to 7pm
Sunday 31st session 1 starts at 8.30am to 3pm and session 2 starts at 12.30pm to 7pm
Full schedules available soon on www.thrivefestival.ie
FAQs Thrive Festival
Thrive Festival is a brand-new bespoke health, fitness and wellness event brought to you by the team behind Taste of Dublin, Thrive will make you think and do things differently in 2019, this is wellness that works.
Over 2 days, we will host over 200 fitness classes, wellness workshops and cookery demos in one state of the art venue! Thrive Festival unites fitness fans and wellness warriors for the ultimate wellbeing event of 2019.
WHEN & WHERE
Thrive Festival takes place Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st March 2019 in the iconic Convention Centre, in Dublin city centre.
Join over 50 of the most exciting health and wellness figures from Ireland, the UK and beyond.
- Including signature speakers such as Gemma Atkinson & Dr Hazel Wallace – The Food Medic
- Big brands such as lululemon, PoundFit, Fitvision & Zumba.
- Demos, talks and workouts from talent such as; Jasmine Hemsley, Indy Power, Pip Stewart, The Gut Stuff, Tom Coleman, Alan O’Mara, Food Flicker and many many MORE
What makes Thrive Festival unique is that the day is built by YOU, tailoring your experiences and matching to your goals. Choose up to 5 experiences over 16 stages of fitness, talks, demonstrations, nutrition, mindfulness and wellness…
Experience yoga, Pilates, boxing and boutique workouts, some debuting for the first time in Ireland, such as Ballet Beautiful. This is the ultimate event for wellness warriors everywhere.
WHAT DOES A TICKET INCLUDE AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
A day ticket to Thrive Festival gives you admission, access to the THRIVE Signature Stage talk, access to FOUR classes or workshops across our event, as well as over 45 food, wellness, fitness and experience brands exhibiting in our THRIVE Marketplace. You are able to book classes and sessions online in advance of the festival.
A weekend ticket to Thrive Festival gives you admission, access to the THRIVE Signature Stage talk, access to EIGHT classes or workshops across our event, as well as over 45 food, wellness, fitness and experience brands exhibiting in our THRIVE Marketplace. You are able to book classes and sessions online in advance of the festival.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
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 Dancing͛, 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 Atkinson.
Dr Hazel Wallace:
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 master’s 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 actionable tips.