Thrive, Groove Festival’s all new health, fitness and wellness precinct, offers festival goers the chance to relax, rejuvenate and reenergise the mind, body and soul through our weekend program of over 35 free movement classes, wellness workshops and inspirational talks.

2017 featured over 20 leading names from the world of health, fitness and wellness, including Derval O’Rourke, Roz Purcell and Andrea Hayes, the broad program promises to challenge, excite and inspire.

Set in a secluded woodland sanctuary within Killruddery’s gardens, Groove Festival goers can find their flow in a gentle yoga class, let their hair down in a vibrant dance class, or take a seat at the Thrive Talks Stage to discover the secrets to nourishing the body and mind inside and out. Then it’s time to dance the night away to Groove Festival’s stellar line up of top international and local music acts, tuck into wholesome festival fayre, and discover all that the new and improved festival has to offer.

Whatever you choose, there’s room for you to restore, breathe and feel alive. 

If you’re excited by health, fitness and wellness Thrive is the place for you.

THRIVE LINE UP

Derval O’Rourke

Derval O’Rourke

Three time Olympian, World Champion Athlete, and No.1 Bestselling cookbook author.

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Roz Purcell

Roz Purcell

Author, blogger @naturalbornfeeder and social media star

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Andrea Hayes

Andrea Hayes

A familiar face and voice on Irish TV and radio. Her TV shows include TV3’s hugely successful series Animal A&E, Dublin Airport: Life Stories and Coming Home for Christmas.

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Platinum Pilates

Platinum Pilates

Ireland’s largest and most exclusively dedicated Reformer Pilates and Barre Studios with a team of Pilates Teachers, Physical Therapists, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists and Health Bloggers.

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Chris Flack

Chris Flack

Chris Flack heads up a team of behavioural change experts at UnPlug who develop evidence based programmes that allow people to ​engage effectively with technology

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Morning Gloryville

Morning Gloryville

The pioneering sober raving movement that allows people to shed their inhibitions and dance like no-one is watching!

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Ruth Scott

Ruth Scott

An instantly recognisable voice on Irish radio,Ruth Scott will be hosting the Talk Thrive stage at Groove Festival this weekend.

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My Nutrition

My Nutrition

Guiding weight loss, sports nutrition, performance and health through use of the latest scientific research.

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Gym + Coffee

Gym + Coffee

Gym+Coffee is an Irish activewear brand launched by 3 friends in January this year with the passionate belief of encouraging people to make life richer.

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Darryl Gibney – WellClik

Darryl Gibney – WellClik

Darryl Gibney, founder of WellClik, joins us at the Thrive Talks stage at Groove Festival to host panel discussions and MC over the weekend.

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Julie Burke

Julie Burke

International yoga teacher combining a strong physical practice with mindfulness, breathing techniques and body awareness.

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Aileen Cox Blundell

Aileen Cox Blundell

The creative force behind Baby Led Feeding, the multi-award winning food blog.

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Oliver McCabe

Oliver McCabe

Oliver McCabe brings his popular family fun ‘Cooking as a Lifeskill’ to Thrive at Groove – confidence in the kitchen for kids with easy, healthy recipes.

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Caroline Seale

Caroline Seale

Caroline Seale is a Nutritional Therapist, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Nutrition Consultant at VHI and course co-ordinator & supervisor at the Irish Institute of Nutrition and Health in Bray.

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Mark O’Reilly

Mark O’Reilly

For almost 10 years, Mark has been one of Ireland’s most sought after personal trainers, helping people from all walks of life to transform their mind and bodies.

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Emma Buckley

Emma Buckley

Nutritionist and TV host based in New York City.

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Gary Dunne

Gary Dunne

An experienced teacher of music and mindfulness

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Yoga Sound System

Yoga Sound System

Music and movement to balance the body and mind.

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Megan Williams

Megan Williams

Irish Rugby Sevens Star, Health & Fitness Coach and Creator of Move Energise Glow.

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Cathy Pearson

Cathy Pearson

Yoga teacher with over 20 years experience.

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Niall Hill

Niall Hill

Executive Chef with award winning The Butler’s Pantry.

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Gearóid Lynch

Gearóid Lynch

Chef and author of My Gluten Free Kitchen.

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Yocella

Yocella

A peaceful candlelit yin yoga session led by Kitty Maguire to live cello played by Anna Marcossi.

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Brona Malone

Brona Malone

Transformational Coach & Co-creator of The 4 Body Coach Approach™

A proven approach that activates inside-out success, happiness and & deep balance in your life.

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Gayle Norman

Gayle Norman

Sharing the power of Kundalini yoga

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WILD

WILD

The first of its kind in Dublin; WILD bring people together on their mats to move, breathe and connect

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Marie Power

Marie Power

Seaweed forager, educator, food producer and author

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Edward Hayden

Edward Hayden

Author of bestselling cookery books, cookery school proprietor and TV personality.

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Holly White

Holly White

Irish fashion and lifestyle blogger

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Siobhan Murray

Siobhan Murray

Psychotherapist, Mindfulness Coach, NLP Master Practitioner, Life Coach and Mediator.

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