In Strength and Fitness

We are more than simply a fitness organization. We are intentional about our faith, living life well, and being our best in whatever role(s) we find ourselves in life. We aim to honor God with everything we are. And we want to help you do the same.

When you become a Body & Soul® Fitness student, you’ll be given a free copy of our most current devotional booklet. In this, you’ll find our current playlist of songs/artists, and spiritual content that we hope will encourage and inspire you. Download a copy of our previous devotional booklet.
July 2, 2024
True Freedom
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In the United States, on July 4th, we commemorate our freedom as a country, won in battle by brave warriors in our military in 1776. Many of us have family and friends who serve today, and we also pause at this time to honor them...

June 9, 2024
Strength training
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With the proper mindset, we can thank God today for obstacles because just like increasing the resistance to promote greater physical strength, obstacles enable us to...

June 1, 2024
Community
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What comes to your mind when you think of “invitation”? When’s the last time you received an invitation that made you feel really special…chosen…included? At Body & Soul® Fitness, we have a powerful sense of community. For many Instructors and students, we have been part of this ministry for many years. When asked what keeps us involved, though the answers vary, each one tells a story...

May 21, 2024
Faith and Fitness
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The ministry of Body & Soul® Fitness began in 1981. This year, we celebrate 43 years of sharing our faith through fitness classes that meet all around the world...

January 21, 2024
gratitude
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Lately, I’ve been humbled by the trials experienced by friends and family. They write about how God is good and how faithful He is to provide what is best for them. A few tips that I’ve learned from them...

December 10, 2023
Christmas Memories
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Hanging ornaments on the tree has almost become a sacred moment in my holiday season. The old handmade ones mixed in among the new remind me of sweet seasons of life I have had the pleasure of walking through. Each one brings back a memory of...

October 29, 2023
Life in the Faith Lane
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We are never alone. God showed me that clearly when I went on a trip to India to visit the orphanages that Ken and I had established before he passed away. God showed me clearly that He was with me even when I had to go without Ken. I was not alone and I will never be alone...

October 22, 2023
Fitness Fun Fest
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You just can’t help feeling inspired when others around you are boldly modeling exactly what you want to be doing! Two recent events charged my spirit and energized my work and service for the Lord...

October 1, 2023
Body & Soul first logo
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Have you ever wondered how Body & Soul® began? Read Jeannie's special story about how our global fitness organization started in a basement, inspired by a family member and a women's event, back in 1981.

September 10, 2023
Light in the Tunnel
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It was only after two good friends of mine from class invited me to lunch and encouraged me to begin exercising again that I began to see the light of hope at the end of the tunnel...