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Wellness

Tranquil Treatments

Gift yourself a day of rest, relaxation and rejuvenation with some pampering time at the spa this holiday season. By Molly O’Brien   It’s no secret that Newport Beach residents and visitors alike are highly health-conscious, often weaving fitness and wellness routines into their everyday lifestyles. But sometimes, the best way to...

Fitness Fun

These workout options take exercise beyond the traditional treadmill or stationary bike. By Tanya A. Yacina   During the lockdowns of the COVID-19 pandemic, many gyms and fitness centers that had to close their doors went the extra mile to keep their members motivated and created online and Zoom versions of their...

Powered Up

Nuzuna Wellness Centers enhance the impact of working out with electro-muscle stimulation suits. By Sharon Stello   By incorporating electro-muscle stimulation technology in a bodysuit, Nuzuna Wellness Centers offer the opportunity to increase the impact of exercising. The suit uses low- and mid-level electric currents to make the muscles contract more than...

Cocktails with a Health Kick

These better-for-you adult beverages allow for holiday indulgence without the guilt. By Molly O’Brien   One of the biggest trends when it comes to enjoying some much-deserved libations this holiday season is a shift toward more healthful choices. People are turning to drinks with less sugar, less alcohol, natural mixers, fresh ingredients...

Wings on the Water

Sam Deacon, an avid eFoiler and founder of OC Foil, knows just what to do to make you fall in love with this rising water sport. By Ashley Ryan   There’s something so addicting about riding atop a surfboard, over rolling waves, while taking in views of the beautiful coastline. But that’s...

Flying High

Flyboarding is one of the latest water sports to take off in Orange County. By Jessie Dax-Setkus   Ever wanted to fly? For anyone who has dreamed of taking to the sky without the assistance of an airplane, Fly Jet Sports makes the sensation possible, offering Flyboarding experiences in Newport Beach, Dana...

Sweating for a Cause

At CAZ Training Club, exercise is all about giving back to the community. By Justine Amodeo   On the back wall of CAZ Training Club, which opened an experiential fitness facility on the corner of Dover and PCH in November of 2019, there is a sign that reads: “The more we sweat...

Racing for Recovery

The 2,000-year-old sport is bringing cancer survivors together in Newport Beach. By Molly Forster   Dragon boat racing, which dates back to ancient times in China, is available right here in town at the Newport Aquatic Center. This local dragon boat team, the first of its kind in Orange County, was founded...

Get Glowing

Buti Glo adds a nightclub feel to yoga class at Newport Peach. By Jessie Dax-Setkus   After a traditional yoga class, complete with a physical workout and meditative breathing, participants might seem to be glowing from the inside out as they emerge with a renewed sense of calm. But at the high-energy...

Active: Get Up and Glow

This unique, nighttime tour provides an illuminated view of the Back Bay, via stand-up paddleboard. By Sharon Stello   While stand-up paddleboarding is now a common activity off the coast, it’s not too often that the sport is attempted in the darkness of night, not to mention with a glowing board. But...