Save the date for the Pink Party on Monday, October 10th from 5:30 pm to 9 pm at The Mays Family Center at the Witte Museum. Registration details to follow. Please call  (210) 593.5949 for sponsorship opportunities. 2021 Event… Read More


TO OUR DONORS, VOLUNTEERS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, INSTRUCTORS, DIVA & DUDES AND SURVIVORS Let us thank YOU for all the support you provided us in 2021! Join Us for ThriveWell’s Year-End Celebration & “Thank You” Party! Can you attend and will you be bringing someone? RSVP to Mary Jonas at Mary.Jonas@thrivewell.org.  … Read More


Diana Pulido’s Cancer Journey I made it 49 years without a single surgery. Then it all changed. I was diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer, ductal carcinoma. My journey began October 2009 with a routine yearly mammogram. I had begun getting mammograms at age 40. There was no family history, except this time the mammogram… Read More


Meet ThriveWell Survivor Maria Gonzales 13 years ago I learned I had cancer. I had ignored the following signs and symptoms: 🔹 Fatigue 🔹 Bloating, I thought I was pregnant 😞 🔹Lower back pain 🔹Irregular periods I attributed the symptoms to something else even though I had had them for a few months. If only… Read More


Meet some of ThriveWell’s Diva&Dude Instructors Lindsey Merrifield I am originally from Houston and have lived in San Antonio for 6 years. I am an animal lover and have a dog. I am a certified Pilates instructor, as well as a certified health coach. I have been teaching Pilates for a year and a half and… Read More


Cheryl has been a group exercise instructor since 2017 specializing in strength and cardio. She currently holds a national FitTour certification to lead group exercise in addition to certifications in RIPPED, Rumble, MixxedFit, Les Mills Body Combat, and Schwinn Cycle. Cheryl enjoys helping Diva&Dude members ease into a healthy and active lifestyle because a healthy… Read More


Meet Diana Pulido, Patient Assistance Coordinator & Diva, Thrivewell Cancer Foundation I have been a part of the ThriveWell Diva&Dude program for 11 years. I actively participate in the exercise programs and have volunteered for various events over the years. Prior to becoming a ThriveWell staff member, I was employed with a local medical group… Read More


My name is Quintin Ellis. I’m a San Antonio native and UTSA Roadrunner with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science, and a sports enthusiast with an athletic and personal training background. Being a part of ThriveWell’s Diva&Dude program, gives me the opportunity to increase awareness on how to battle sickness and disease with a consistent… Read More


Meet Rose and Suong: Diva and Dude Class Instructors I was introduced to Pilates in 2004 and fell in love. I was in a car accident in 2002, causing me to become an incomplete quadriplegic. I gained my mobility back and entered the fitness world to gain my strength. That’s when I discovered the benefits… Read More


Allow me to introduce myself, I am Raina Dolayi one of the Diva&Dude Aqua Fit Instructors. Since starting my fitness journey over three years ago I’ve seen many positive changes in my life! So far, I’ve lost over 75 pounds, started a new career teaching fitness and noticed my overall health and self confidence soar.… Read More