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#EpicEarthlings with Chelsea Yamase

Published by Eve Palmer, 20 Apr 2020

To celebrate Earth Month, we're highlighting some of our favorite humans and the ways in which they live a sustainable lifestyle. Chelsea Yamase is a model, activist, and yoga teacher. She's also a dear supporter of AKUA's mission. Chelsea promotes wellness + sustainability to her community in a fresh and exciting way through immersive content creation. Read more below:

1. What's one change you've made in your life this past year to be a better Earthling?

Going plant-based! I had already started traveling a lot less, but I wanted to make that additional step to have a lower carbon footprint.

2. When you close your eyes and picture the world another 50 years from now, what do you see?

I picture sophisticated minimalism where we're doing more with less. I picture innovative systems in place to reduce waste in our food systems. I picture a thriving circular economy. And I picture me going out for a swim at my favorite beach across healthy coral reefs. 

3. How are you staying sane + grounded during COVID-19?

Acroyoga (lucky to have a quarantine partner!), learning tons of new recipes by heart, and riding my bike to a river a few miles away. I have never been more grateful for cold, quick swims.

 

AKUA is celebrating Earth Month all of April with free shipping across the whole site! We are also hosting cooking tutorials every Sunday on our Instagram called #SustainableSundays where chefs and influencers alike are sharing their favorite sustainable meals. Join us in celebrating Earth Month now and all year long!

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