WellFest, Ireland’s only health, fitness and wellness festival, today announced the full details of this years timetable.
WellFest take place over the 6th and 7th of May, in Dublin’s Herbert Park, and will host some of the world’s best-known health and fitness stars for talks, interactive classes and demonstrations.
The festival, in association with KBC, has a jam-packed schedule including: a Q&A session with John Kavanagh (Coach to Conor McGregor), a HIIT workout with Joe Wicks ‘The Body Coach’ – the man behind the ‘Lean in 15’ phenomenon – and cooking demonstrations from The Happy Pear.
Wellfest will be split into 8 ‘WellZones’ all dedicated to a different area of health, fitness and wellness. They include: WellStage, WellFood, WellKids, WellTalk, WellMind, WellYoga, WellStrong and WellPilates.
This year there are two new additions: WellKids and WellFood. The WellKids area, sponsored by Irish Life Health, will offer a younger audience the chance to try different forms of exercise, yoga and mindfulness.
WellFood, sponsored by SuperValu, will be an expanded food space dedicated to healthy cooking demonstrations. All weekend, top chefs, nutritionists, and famous foodies will lead demos where attendees can participate and learn about healthy eating.
On Saturday, 6th May, presenters not to be missed at WellFest will include:
WellStage, 11.00 – 11.40am: Instagram Yoga sensation duo GypsyOn.
WellStage, 12.00 – 12.40pm: International health and fitness icon, Joe Wicks ‘The Body Coach’.
WellFood, 1 – 1.40pm: Cooking demo with Lucy Bee.
WellTalk, 4.00 – 4.50pm: Q&A session with John Kavanagh, coach to MMA superstar Conor McGregor.
WellStage, 4.00 – 5.30pm: Kathryn Thomas, founder of Pure Results Bootcamp, Ireland’s premier all-inclusive fitness retreat and weight-loss bootcamp.
WellFood, 5 – 6pm: Cooking demo with healthy eating guru and founder of Natural Born Feeder, Roz Purcell.
For the second day of WellFest, Sunday, 7th May, programme highlights include:
WellStrong, 10.40 – 11.20am: The Fit Foodie Power House with Derval O’Rourke.
WellStage, 11.00 – 11.40am: Bootcamp with Pat Divilly, who runs Ireland’s most successful personal training empire.
WellFood, 12.00 – 12.40pm: Healthy food enthusiasts The Happy Pear.
WellStage, 1.00 – 1.40pm: ‘Vertue Method Bodyweight Blast’ with PT, author and yoga teacher Shona Vertue.
WellTalk, 1.00 – 1.40pm: London based PT and doctor, The Food Medic.
WellStage, 2.00 – 2.45pm: Master Trainer of the renowned Barry’s Bootcamp – Faisal Abdalla.
Katie Ryan, co founder of the festival said: “WellFest is in its third year now and there really is no event like it in Ireland. It is firmly established, professionally run and has a dedicated following of people interested in health, fitness and wellness.”
Weekend tickets for WellFest cost €65, while day passes are available for €40 (plus booking fee). Tickets include unlimited access to classes, talks and workshops on health, fitness, nutrition, cookery, yoga, pilates, mindfulness, and more. Kids under 12 go free.