Natasha Sheehan, dancer with San Francisco Ballet, has created a beautiful online presence that demonstrates just how healthy and balanced professional ballerina’s can be. Her outlook is informed and lovely and worth emulating.

She spent a lot of time learning about nutrition in order to craft the best possible eating plan for her personal needs. She even consulted with a nutritionist to make sure she was eating enough of the right foods for her dance schedule.

Interested in checking out how Natasha approaches food? Watch our chat here:

You can find Natasha on instagram @tippytoegirl and you can find more recipe inspiration from her on her blog tippytoegirl.com

Want to attend the next dancer interview live? Join The Whole Dancer – Ballet Dancer Health Facebook group and you’ll get all the invites!

Natasha was kind enough to share a recipe with us! This one, she says, is a favorite of her co-workers at San Francisco Ballet.


banana bread balls


2 cups sprouted walnuts

1 ripe banana

1/4 cup coconut butter

1 Tbs cashew butter

1/4 cup coconut flour

1/4 tsp ashwagandha

1/4 tsp rhodiola

a couple splashes of vanilla extract

a few shakes of pumpkin spice (+ extra for rolling)


Mix all ingredients together, and roll balls in pumpkin spice. freeze & that’s all.

Give this recipe a try and let us know how it comes out!

Make Banana Bread Balls with TippyToeGirl

Jess Spinner

Jess is a former professional ballet dancer turned Health Coach and founder of The Whole Dancer.

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