In my part of the world spring has sprung! The temperature is rising, the days are longer, and the flowers and trees are blooming, which is a nice way to say that the warmer air is filled with pollen. Even with the yellow tint I see when I go outside, I am loving the, Read More

Friday, January 20th, 2017–Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 • 5:00 PM – 12:30 PM Sandy Cove Retreat Center in Maryland Are you ready to start the New Year with a fitness program that you will stick to? Sandy Cove partnered with First Place 4 Health and Body & Soul Fitness offers three fun days filled, Read More

Join us for a FREE fitness class featuring Body & Soul Fitness’s Cardio Strength, Dance Blast and Gold programs. January 7th from 10 – 11:30am Church of the Foothills, 2380 Merrychase Dr, Cameron Park, California 95682   Door Prizes for a FREE 8 week fitness session, Fitness DVDs, and more! Earn raffle tickets to, Read More

Do you believe in coincidence? I don’t. But I do believe in God and the fact that He has a hand in our lives. So out of a heart full of thanksgiving I want to post this story to document for everyone the unmistakable hand of our Lord in the founding of Body &, Read More

Have you ever been in a circumstance where you knew you should “give” something, but did not have the resources?  Maybe it was a financial commitment, a time commitment, or in this case, the choice to exercise for your health.  As you were faithful to fulfill your commitment, you were amazed to see that, Read More

As a personal and group fitness trainer, I’ve had the opportunity to rehabilitate joints and retrain muscles with many of my clients and students. I love everything about the human body, so you can imagine my excitement when I was invited to observe surgery in a real orthopedic operating room. It was so cool!, Read More

Some girlfriends and I had a tradition of renting a house in Berkley Springs, West Virginia, for a spring get-away. As young moms, we carved out the time for a much-needed break from our usual responsibilities. It was a treat to hike in the mountains, get massages at the main lodge, and do a, Read More

Most every year for the past eight years, I have attended a Christian Wellness week sponsored by First Place 4 Health. Five years ago, my time there was a pivot point for my future. Early in the week, my blood tests results returned, the nurse called with bad news and the negative report shook, Read More

I love nostalgia. I enjoy thinking back on sweet and joyful times that make me smile. Let’s walk down a Body & Soul memory lane for a few minutes… My husband Roy and I remember when we kept track of each Body & Soul student and instructor by creating their own 3×5 card with, Read More

I love learning someone’s favorite things because these things can tell me a lot about who they are. Let me give you a few examples. My favorite color is blue. To be more specific, my favorite color is Carolina blue. I am an alumnus of the University of North Carolina, home of Carolina blue, Read More