It’s hot today where I live. I mean, it’s 98° (I’m writing this before I’ve had breakfast!) and the heat index is 113°, with humidity of 62%. It’s not surprising that we’re under a heat advisory by the US National Weather Service. I’m a summer-lovin’ girl, but that’s hot, even for me. Now I’m, Read More

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