Tag: Newport Beach Magazine


HIIT the Gym

Sarah Mandala, a personal trainer at Kinetic fitness center, explains why high-intensity interval training should be part of your workout routine.   By Vicki Hogue-Davies Touted for its ability to burn fat as well as increase strength and endurance, high-intensity…


Raising the Bar

John Cefalu, a 21-year-old entrepreneur, is changing lives one bar of soap at a time.   By Ashley Burnett Health 2 Humanity founder and Newport Beach resident John Cefalu’s story is all about random connections. It was a random connection—a…


Maiden of the Sea

At only 16 years old, surfer Meah Collins is making a name for herself in her hometown of Orange County and beyond. By Connie Ho At 6:30 a.m., while others her age are typically still sleeping, 16-year-old Meah Collins is…

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Guy Bedarida: Summer Jewelry Trends

From Boucheron and Van Cleef & Arpels to John Hardy, a Southeast Asian jewelry brand that is as popular for its approach to sustainability as it is for fine masterpieces, Guy Bedarida has had a prolific career in jewelry design….

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Ocean Safety for Kids

Two years ago, a junior lifeguard program launched at Crystal Cove with the help of Schuyler Kirby, a California State Parks lifeguard supervisor. Now in its third year, the six-week program attracts as many as 300 kids each summer. Programs…

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My 24 Hours in Newport

Matchmaker and reality TV personality Justin Bird discusses his perfect day around town. By Lauren Matich   A 10-year resident of Newport Beach, Justin Bird loves everything from the proximity to the ocean and beautiful year-round weather to the limitless…


Newport Beach Magazine’s Most Influential People 2014

The 10 individuals chosen as this year’s biggest influencers, including one couple jointly sharing the designation, share a set of critically important traits—they’ve all shined as masters of their trades, making relevant, timely contributions to the city in the last 12 months. While not an exhaustive list, the people profiled on the following pages have made it their mission to be powerful forces for change. Whether they’re philanthropists, mothers, business owners, activists or educators, each has stepped into the spotlight in 2014 as a leader in his or her field.

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In Motion

The newly opened SoulCycle studio at Fashion Island motivates locals to start an energetic workout. Section by Kirsti Correa   The right amount of cardio is crucial to a healthy lifestyle. While living in Newport affords locals plenty of opportunities…

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Why Not in Newport?: A Brewed Awakening

A Newport Beach Magazine editor shares her thoughts on why the city should be home to its own microbrewery. By Bria Balliet Confession: I used to hate beer. Even worse? I spent my college years in the heart of San…