A Ballerina’s Tale with Misty Copeland – 92Y On Demand


Iconic ballerina Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American woman to be named principal dancer of the legendary American Ballet Theater. Join Misty Copeland and Nelson George, director of the new feature documentary A Ballerina’s Tale, and moderator Gayle King, for the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how she overcame a tumultuous upbringing and near career-ending injuries to become one of the most revered dancers of her generation. More than just a ballet success story, Copeland’s journey is a hugely inspirational, universal tale of perseverance. Related video: Misty Copeland with Amy Astley: Life in Motion Misty Copeland Says Diversity is Vital for Ballet’s Future

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Easing Aches & Pains Mid-Flight | Goop


Weve all been there—somewhere over the Atlantic, with a horrible neck crick from falling asleep while sitting straight up, or getting off a red-eye with lower back spasms. Sometimes finding a masseuse to work out …

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