You’ll Have to See to Believe the Things Sofie Dossi Can Do

This “America’s Got Talent” Star Will Blow Your Mind Written By: Erica Johnson Photographed By: Erik Isakson Expert: Sofie Dossi Credentials: Contortionist, Hand Balancer and Aerialist Q: When did you first realize that you were able to do things with your body that most people can’t even dream of? Sofie Dossi: I was 12 years


Get Bendy With the Girl Bosses of HB Yoga Collective

Kori Strobl, Nicolette David and Shina Chen Share How They Created This Popular Yoga Studio Written By: Erica Johnson Photographed By: Randi Slusher Experts: Kori Strobl, Nicolette David and Shina Chen Credentials: Owners of HB Yoga Collective Q: HB Yoga Collective offers many services including yoga. How did the idea come about for it to


Argh Matey! Edward Bangasser is Living a Pirate’s Life

Check Out What it Takes to be a Pirate Written By: Erica Johnson Photographed By: Nathan Whelan Expert: Edward Bangasser Credentials: Show Manager at Pirate’s Dinner Adventure Q: How did you become a pirate and what responsibilities are involved with that title? Edward Bangasser: I have been a performer for most of my life. I


Surf’s Up! Robbie Crawford Talks All Things GoPro Action Cam

Get the Inside Scoop on What it Takes to be a Professional GoPro Photographer Written By: Erica Johnson Photographed By: Giuseppe DeMasi The Expert: Robbie Crawford Credentials: GoPro Action Cam Specialist   Q: What inspired you to get into GoPro action photography? Robbie Crawford: My friend Russell Hoover (who used to shoot me when I


This Artist’s Beautiful Work Will Have You First in Line for Her New Book

Jenna Rainey of Mon Voir and “Everyday Watercolor” Shares Her Talent Written By: Erica Johnson Photographed By: Andrea Domjan Expert: Jenna Rainey Credentials: Owner and Creative Director of Mon Voir and Author of “Everyday Watercolor” Mon Voir | @monvoirco Q: How did you first become interested in art? Jenna Rainey: With watercolor I was really drawn


Add These Pool Floats to Your Summer Must-Haves

Be the Most Stylish Person in the Water With Float Naked Written By: Erica Johnson California kids usually have one thing in common: a deep love for the water. For Cooper Waterman, founder of Float Naked, an entire life spent in and around the water led to a brilliant idea—fabulous floats for everyone! Waterman was


The Balboa Craft Beer Festival is Back!

Enjoy Craft Beer, Games, Music, and More at the Balboa Craft Beer Festival Written By: Erica Johnson Balboa Village Beer Fest If you’ve ever spent time at Balboa Village, you know the vibe is relaxed and the atmosphere is charming—it’s the perfect place to enjoy the day and knock back some brewskies. For the past two


Room&Board’s 2017 Collection Meets All of Your #DecorGoals

With a Focus on American-Made Products and Quality Service, the Company Pairs Beauty With Intentionality Written By: Erica Johnson Room&Board Costa Mesa I’m warning you….when you walk into the Room&Board showroom at SOCO in Costa Mesa, you will probably want to completely rethink your current furniture and accessory choices and take it all home. It won’t take


10 Reasons to Treat Yourself to a Renaissance ClubSport Membership

From Fitness to Spa Time, This is Your Relaxation Destination Written By: Erica Johnson Renaissance ClubSport Photographed By: Chris Straley Located in the heart of South Orange County’s business corridor, Renaissance ClubSport offers something for everyone. Whether you are into individual workouts or team sports, you will have an array of great choices combined with

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