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

A group of us were sitting in a small group circle on a church retreat, talking about something the speaker said, when I excitedly started talking about how God had recently helped me save money by leading me to a sale on venetian blinds. One of the men in the group called me out., Read More

Today we are excited to share a testimony from a former student now current instructor. Thank you Esther Quinn-Fairall for sharing your wellness/fitness journey with us. “I started with Body n Soul as a student about 3 years ago, very over weight and out of shape, and I was 40 years old… one of, Read More

Whose foot is on the gas pedal of your life? If it’s yours, are you a pedal-to-the-medal driver, or a driving-miss-daisy driver? Do you have a need for speed, or are you happiest in the right lane (a.k.a. the slow lane)? I just finished reading Priscilla Shirer’s book titled “God is Able”, and in, Read More

  “You gotta fight, stand up strong. You got a fire, so let it burn on. Show ‘em what you’re worth…You gotta roar, get up and shout. Ain’t gonna blend in; go on and stand out. Show ‘em what you’re worth…I’ve been created for a purpose that is solely His—know what I’m worth—aye! Don’t, Read More

The hurricane season this year has created devastation in many parts of the world and our hearts have been heavy as we have lifted prayers for all who have been affected and found ways to help personally. I have been praying for God to not only heal cities that have flooded but to heal, Read More

These days I am watching my baby boy trying to learn to walk. He is mostly still cruising around furniture, holding on to the edges of things, stretching to find another handhold to support him as he crosses the room. Watching him as he strains against the limits of his abilities, pushes to expand, Read More