Matin Nazari

Day in the Life: Matin Nazari

Mikaela Horvath Boxer, Photographer, Weight Lifter

Day in the Life: Matin Nazari   Introducing Matin Nazari, the Director of Community Development here at Owaves! Matin lives in San Diego and loves learning about health and medicine and spending time outdoors! He aspires to live a healthy life by staying active, eating well-balanced meals, and adhering to a proper sleep schedule. In order to nurture his mind and body, Matin …

Day in the Life: Ava DuVernay

Owaves Team Activist, Filmmaker

Day in the Life: Ava DuVernay As a filmmaker, Ava DuVernay has brought attention to extremely important racial and social issues in America. Many of her films, like 13th and Selma, showcase the struggles that Black people have faced since the times of slavery. Media is a form of activism. DuVernay has used her platform and her storytelling skills to educate others …

Doris Holding roses

Day in the Life: Doris Sherk

Owaves Team Centenarian

Day in the Life: Doris Sherk The pandemic has changed a lot of lives. It has particularly made it difficult for the elderly who are an at-risk population. Centenarians have been through the various trials this world has presented to them including the 1918 pandemic, the Great Depression, and World War II. While this population has been vulnerable, several have overcome SARS-COV-2. …

Serena Williams

Day in the Life: Serena Williams

Owaves Team Olympian, Tennis Player Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Serena Williams   Serena Williams has four Olympic gold medals that stand on a trophy shelf with 73 WTA titles, including 39 Grand Slams. She was named Sportsperson of the Year by Sports Illustrated and one of the most powerful women in the world by Forbes. When asked if her tremendous success on the court is due to …

Alex Morgan

Day in the Life: Alex Morgan

Owaves Team Olympian, Soccer Player

Day in the Life: Alex Morgan   A gold medal Olympian, FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion, and US Soccer Female Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2018, Alex Morgan dominates on and off the field. Currently, Alex is competing in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, where the U.S. team just beat Thailand 19-0 on June 11th! Being such a high-performance …

Nicole Morgan

Day in the Life: Nicole Morgan, R.D.

Owaves Team Dietitian, Mother Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Nicole Morgan, R.D. Nicole Morgan, R.D. is a graduate from the University of Georgia with a degree in dietetics. She is a successful online dietician nutritionist who specializes in thyroid conditions, weight management, eating disorders and many more. She focuses on disease prevention and treatment, and meets with over 1,000 patients a year to help them meet their …

Joe Raphael

Day in the Life: Joe Raphael, DrPH, MBA

Owaves Team Executive, Health Coach, Nutritionist, Teacher, Therapist Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Joe Raphael, DrPH, MBA   Dr. Joe Raphael has dedicated his career to “Lifestyle as Medicine”. He has worked as a therapist, clinician, consultant, teacher, administrator, executive, and researcher. Joe’s post-doctoral education includes psychoneuroimmunology, neuropsychology, positive psychology and he has additional post-doctoral training in clinical nutrition, sports medicine, psychiatry, cardiology, primary care, and healthcare administration. His specialty has …

Khadevis Robinson

Day in the Life: Khadevis Robinson

Owaves Team Olympian, Runner, Track & Field Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Khadevis Robinson   Khadevis Robinson — known as KD to most — is a 2X USA Olympian, 8X National Champion Division I Collegiate Coach, motivational speaker, and a mentor. Khadevis’ story is not just about athletic success. It’s a story of faith, hope, family, and friends. A story of self-discovery and self-worth. Above all, it is a story …

Lori Beeken

Day in the Life: Lori Beeken, RD, MS

Owaves Team Mother, Nutritionist Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Lori Beeken, RD, MS Lori Beeken, RD, MS is a registered dietitian from Southern California. Lori has pledged herself to help others achieve their optimal health over the past decade. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in health and human performance, specializing in nutrition, at St. Mary’s College of California. She went on to complete her Master’s in nutritional …

Evgenia Ilienko

Day in the Life: Evgenia Ilienko

Owaves Team Health Coach, Pilates Instructor Leave a Comment

Day in the Life: Evgenia Ilienko   Evgenia Ilienko is a certified pilates instructor and a certified holistic health coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. It has taken her some time to discover what her life passion is, but after spending some years learning dance, practicing yoga and pilates, she decided she’s the happiest when she moves her body. This, in …