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 …

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, …

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 …

Today we are sharing some fun from one of our classes in Oklahoma. One day as Instructor, Jamie Gray was teaching this fun hip-hop song in class, the children in childcare were headed back in from playing and peeked their heads in to see what was going on. They were invited in and the …

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. …

  “Staring down the face of fear, gotta keep breathing. When the negative is all you hear, gotta keep believing. ‘Cause in the dark there is a light. Your truth, it keeps on burning bright, makes me brave enough to fight the fight and shout the battle cry. You’ll never stop me; I’m a …

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 …

Do you know someone who seems to be “super-mom”? That person who leaves you in awe of their boundless energy and creativity? Or the instagram-mom whose life (and family) looks perfect in each photo? Or ever wonder how the mom with nine kids still seems perfectly sane and even happy? Do you, like me, …

“Here I go, tiptoeing into the kitchen, and don’t you know, crash goes the coffee cup. My only chance to sit and listen. Lord, don’t let the kids wake up. A little time with you, the only way to get me through the day. Oh, come meet me in this moment, before it all …

There’s a running joke I have with some girlfriends of mine that “we aren’t quitters!” This may sound like a good thing, but in our case, it means that we are go-getting, over-achieving, multi-tasking women who take on more and more responsibility without eliminating tasks that currently fill our daily schedules. In Body & …