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How our team is playing dirty this season.

Each summer, we return to our mantra: “Eat Clean, Play Dirty.” It’s the belief that when we honor our bodies with the most nourishing, nutrient-dense foods on the planet, we pave the way to pleasure and bliss, deliciously. It’s about finding space to honor our senses, space for joy, space for the things that make us feel happy, free, and most alive. And most of all? It’s about doing those things unapologetically and without sacrifice. Can you remember the last time you felt unadulterated joy, pure pleasure, and freedom?

What does “playing dirty” look like to
you? What does it feel like? It comes in many forms and shapes, but for members of Team Sakara…

It's using an extra hydrating elixir (like fresh watermelon juice and coconut water) as our cocktail mixer.

It’s enjoying East Coast oysters and a great pale ale on a Summer Friday.

It’s turning off our phone and getting outside to enjoy the summer sun. 

It’s deciding to take off our cover-ups and feel confident poolside. 

It’s a summer night with friends at our favorite restaurant (Rita Cantina in East Hampton!) ordering a Paloma, fish tacos, and finishing it off with a plate of churros.

It’s a girls’ night that turns into a spontaneous late night dance party.

It's laughing at something so dumb your cheeks hurt.

It's making time for the friends that make us laugh like that.

It's waking up early to sit outside, when the sun is still a soft yellow, and getting caught off guard by the warmth of the air.

It's surfing at sunset as the sky turns orange and pink and the ocean reflects to match.

It's steak frites with micro greens and a dry Cab Sauv.

It's locking in the Friday babysitter to make space for last-minute, late-night plans. 

It’s having sex.

It's salted butter on a toasted slice of sourdough.

It’s sparking conversation with a stranger in line for coffee.

It’s showing up solo to that dance class you’ve been wanting to try. 

It’s splurging on a pair of jean shorts that you feel comfortable in right now.

It’s a glass of champagne to toast simply being alive.

It's allowing ourselves to say, “I love my body for everything that it is,” and then showing up fully, wherever that body takes us.

One thing is certain: without a foundation of radiant physical health—the unmistakable feeling of being in sync with your body—we can’t truly experience the fullness that life has to offer.

We all deserve to feel that pleasure. We deserve to nurture our minds, souls and bodies with what they crave, beginning with the 38 trillion bacteria on and in our bodies. They desire leafy greens, the rainbow spectrum of organic plants and high-quality, unprocessed, whole food.

Once we’re nourished from our core, then the universe cracks open, and that sticky sweet sensation of summer lasts far beyond one season. 

Filed Under: Body, Discover, Eat clean play dirty, Freedom

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