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KBC and WellFest to Bring Europe’s Largest Outdoor Health & Wellness Festival to Cork on the WellFest Summer Tour

10 June 2019

KBC Bank Ireland and WellFest announced today that the next wellness pop-up event on the 2019 WellFest Summer Tour will take place on July 6th in the Cork Showgrounds, Curraheen.

  • KBC returns with the WellFest Summer 2019, bringing Europe’s largest outdoor health, fitness and wellness festival to cities around Ireland.
  • Tickets to the Cork wellness pop-up featuring some of Ireland’s leading health and fitness experts; Roz Purcell, Karl Henry and Derval O’Rourke are on sale from today.
 
KBC along with WellFest, Europe’s largest outdoor health, fitness and wellness festival, will give Corkonians a real taste of what WellFest is all about and fitness and health enthusiasts can look forward to leaving feeling refreshed, inspired and uplifted!
 
The incredible lineup will feature some of Ireland’s biggest names in health and fitness including bestselling cookery author, personal trainer and host of podcast BITE BACK Roz Purcell; Ireland’s leading personal trainer, broadcaster, bestselling author and host of The Real Health podcast, Karl Henry; Olympian, world champion, bestselling author and coach on Ireland's Fittest Family, Derval O’Rourke; Tom Dalton founder of TD Fitness; Damy Redmond of Platinum Pilates; The Coaching Circle; mobility expert Brian O’Loughlin of Movement 101 and yoga and meditation instructor Lee Tracey.
 
Highlights from the day will include a wellness panel discussion with Roz Purcell, Karl Henry and Derval O’Rourke, Pilates with Damy Remond from Platinum Pilates, bodyweight HIIT with Tom Dalton and a slow yoga flow and meditation with Lee Tracey to wind everybody down after what will be an energetic and uplifting day.
 
The full schedule  for the day is as follows:
  • 10am: Registration
  • 10.30: Mobility workshop Brian O’Loughlin of Movement 101
  • 11.00: Bodyweight HIIT Tom Dalton
  • 11.30: Pilates with Damy Redmond of Platinum Pilates
  • 12.00: Break
  • 13.15: Wellness panel discussion with Roz Purcell, Karl Henry and Derval O’Rourke
  • 14.15: The Coaching Circle. How To Shine: an interactive discussion on self-care, self-belief and resilience
  • 14.45: Slow yoga flow and meditation with Lee Tracey
 
Earlier this month the WellFest Summer Tour visited Salthill Park, Galway hosting a sold-out wellness pop-up event for 500 attendees
 
Tickets to the Cork event are extremely limited and are now available for just €20 on wellfest.ie. The pop-up will take place from 10am-3.30am in the Cork Showgrounds.

WellFest 2019 attracted over 10,000 people building the success of previous years with its strongest lineup to date. KBC returned as presenting partner at WellFest for the third year running with the KBC Main Stage, its newly expanded WellGood area and 21-day WellGood online health programme.
 
Commenting on the WellFest Summer Tour, Fionnualla Cleary, co-founder of WellFest said: “2019 has been another fantastic year for WellFest and we’re not finished yet! Every year, we listen to all the feedback from attendees and try to make the festival bigger and better than the previous year – and we are delighted to be bringing the festival once again around the country in partnership with KBC.”
 
Also commenting today, Aidan Power, Director of Customer, Brand and Marketing at KBC, said:
This is the third year that KBC has partnered with WellFest and we’re delighted to again be bringing the festival around the country with the WellFest Summer Tour empowering even more people of all ages to prioritise their health, fitness and wellbeing. At KBC, we understand how important wellbeing is to our customers and the communities we live and work in and believe that KBC has an active role to play in helping people access initiatives as inspiring as WellFest.”
 
You can keep up to date by following WellFest and KBC Bank Ireland on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, and join in on the conversation using the hashtag #WellFestSummerTour.

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