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Smooth Sailing

Olympic windsurfer Dorian van Rijsselberghe lives in Laguna Beach, but trains around the world in hopes of competing in his third Summer Games in 2020.
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Paddling in Paradise

A trip along Laguna’s shoreline is extra special by kayak, where even the most timid explorers can admire the beauty of the ocean and the sea life frolicking within it.
Jheri St. James Bellydancer

Shake It Up

Enhance your workout while learning new moves in this local belly dancing class.
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Child’s Pose

As yoga, mindfulness and meditation become increasingly popular, programs specifically aimed at kids have expanded around town.
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Get Your Feet Wet

Lessons and tours offer a way to try a watersport before buying a board. By Sharon Stello   In addition to lessons offered by some of the...
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Spas Get a Manly Makeover

A broad range of services are just masculine enough to pique the interest of local gentlemen. By Victoria Kertz and Laguna Beach Magazine Staff   It’s no...

Holistic Healing

Alternative therapies aimed at addressing whole-body wellness abound in town. By Tanya A. Yacina and Laguna Beach Magazine Staff | Photos by Jody Tiongco   As many...
Art of Fitness

Power of the Punch

Boxing classes offer an exciting, full-body workout that can relieve stress, too. By Briana Verdugo Sweat drips onto the floor as heavy bags swing, carrying the...

5 Unique Massage Treatments

Whether muscles are tense from sitting hunched over a desk day after day at the office or overworked from pushing too hard at the...

Reap the Benefits of Brisk Walking

In recent months, brisk walking has caught the attention of health enthusiasts across the nation due to its numerous workout perks. This past September, the...

Find Your Center with Tai Chi: Q&A with Valarie Prince Gabel

The ancient practice of tai chi, often described as “meditation in motion,” is a holistic exercise consisting of a series of slow, deliberate movements...

Benefits of Youth Sports: Q&A with Darren Utterback

When students step onto the court or the field, they learn new skills and challenge themselves in ways that can’t be learned from a...

5 Questions With Aspiring Olympian Makenzie Fischer

When discussing women’s water polo in Orange County, Makenzie Fischer’s name is bound to come up. The 18-year-old defender made waves at Laguna Beach...

4 Questions With Ultrarunner Michelle Barton

Ultramarathons are categorized as races farther than 26.2 miles, and they often take place on desolate mountain trails, immersed in nature. They’re a test...