Misty Copeland’s voice carries volumes. As the first African-American female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater, Misty has repeatedly defied odds in the face of the traditional and competitive dance norms—all with grace, power, and perspective. Apart from ballet, one of Misty’s biggest passions is giving back—especially when it comes to health, education, and opportunity for youth of color and underserved communities.
mbg caught up with the prima ballerina at the launch event for Naked's new Fruit, Nut & Veggie Bar to talk about her wellness philosophy, body diversity, and her favorite snacks. Read on to glean more insight from the practices that keep Copeland ready and fueled.