We are thrilled to announce that our 21-Day January Jumpstart Challenge is now open for registration! Participants will receive access to a private workout library for ALL fitness levels, live cooking classes, an invitation to a private Facebook group, and more. The program will be running from January 10-31st and only costs $49! Join, Read More

Shhhhh.  Be real quiet.  Do you hear it?  That low, rapid thump, thump, thump?  Yep.  That’s my heart beating, at a rapid pace. Because let’s face it.  We’ve hit it.  That after-Thanksgiving-before-Christmas HUSTLE!  There are presents to be bought, gifts to wrap, cookies to bake, carols to sing, and parties to attend.  There are, Read More

​If someone were to tell me when I was 19 years old that in my late 30s I would not only be a Group Fitness Instructor, but one that is part of a ministry, I would have laughed so hard that I would have had tears streaming down my face. I would have thought, Read More

Last spring, my church suffered heartbreak like it had not experienced in all of its thirty years. Though my husband and I had only been members of the congregation for just over a decade, we, too, were devastated by our losses. It seemed like every week another family left the fellowship—our church family began, Read More

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

The perfect fitness plan! Ah, yes. We all want to identify it so that we can achieve our physical goals of proper weight, optimum strength and endurance, and the ideal level of flexibility. We want to be our healthiest, and “perfect” sounds pretty enticing, but is it achievable? We are about 45 days into, 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

It sounds sacrilegious, I know, but bear with me. I’m not suggesting that Jesus was a couch potato, or a slacker when it comes to exercise. In Biblical times, movement was a part of everyone’s lifestyle. There was no Uber or Lyft to get from point A to point B; you basically had to, 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