Here we are. The fall season has begun. Schools are open. Cooler temperatures are right around the corner. And the aroma of pumpkin spice is in the air. (I’m not expressing my opinion on pumpkin spice. I’m no rookie. I know there are strong opinions here and that’s not what this blog is about!), Read More

“This is the race of my life. I’ve got my eye on the prize; I’ve got my eye on it. I’ve got my eye on the prize and I will not quit.” Life is a daily race—a marathon, in fact, so we need to train well so we can be strong, take one step at, Read More

Get Back on Track | Body & Soul Fitness

So, you say you want to get back on track with your eating. So, you say you want to start exercising again. As the summer is winding down and school approaching, there is a ton to do. If the summer schedule has your exercise routine and healthy eating choices out of whack, welcome to, Read More

Are you like me, and as the summer season winds down, do you change your focus from vacations and the change of pace, to back to school or back to more of a work routine? Is this a time that you press the reset button, evaluate your long-ago new year’s resolutions, and start the, Read More

When my family first contemplated a cross-country move, I automatically began searching websites for possible churches where we were relocating. As I did my Internet search, I stumbled upon a women’s ministry announcement about the local Body & Soul Fitness classes. I had never heard of Body & Soul, but I thought that it, Read More

Keep Moving This Summer | Body & Soul Fitness

We’ve made it to July, and summer is officially here! Just because your schedule may be a bit more relaxed than usual, that doesn’t mean you should abandon your fitness goals. If you’re not already enrolled in a Body & Soul class this summer, check to see where Body & Soul is being offered, Read More

Let me tell you a little story about a journey I am on. A journey to true (and lasting) health and wellness for myself and for my family. I look around and everyone I see is either very unhappy with their weight, struggling to lose weight, or wishing they could be healthier. It wasn’t, Read More

Hi Everyone! Today we are revamping and taking you back to last year’s 4th of July SPARK workout by our own Amy Stafford, President of Body & Soul. So while it’s not quite the holiday weekend, you’ll be sure to stay fit for the holiday with this themed exercise routine. Enjoy! Join our Summer, Read More

Hawk Nelson

“You are essential, not accidental, you should realize that you are beloved. Let it soak into your soul. Forget the lies; rise above the hurt and listen to these words. You are beloved …Don’t be afraid. Don’t let hope fade. Keep your eyes fixed on the light above. In the heartbreak, in your mistakes,, Read More

My grandma, Marcie Schipma, is 94 years young. And I want to be her when I grow up. My grandma has raised 5 children, has 19 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren and can name them all in order without skipping a beat. When she wakes up in the middle of the night and can’t fall, Read More