The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.
Misty Copeland believes 'There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway model. Standards have changed: what women do want is a long, toned, powerful body with excellent posture.' In other words, the body of a ballerina. In her first health and fitness book, Misty will show women from all walks of life how to reshape their bodies into this new lean and strong ideal, with step-by-step advice complete with meal plans, work out routines, and words of inspiration to keep readers motivated.
Celebrating the importance of healthy fats, the health benefits of modified fasting, and a fitness regimen that fuses dance and Pilates, Misty shares the time-tested exercises and eating plans that she uses to keep in top shape, as well as tips for motivation, and words of encouragement.
Misty Copeland made history by becoming the first African American female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. The bestselling author of Life in Motion and a children's book, Firebird, she is the recipient of the Lenore Annenberg Fellowship in the Arts. In 2014, President Obama appointed Misty to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. She lives in New York City.