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.
January 28, 2024
Fitness Class

God has taken me one step at a time from being a young mom looking for an exercise class to becoming an ACE certified fitness Instructor for Body & Soul® - something I never would have imagined...

January 21, 2024

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

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

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

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

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

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...

August 27, 2023

As summer winds down and vacations end, you may feel drained and lacking power. Facing a new school year, getting back to a routine or anticipating holiday preparations may require a ‘jump-start.’

August 20, 2023
Times and Seasons

There are so many ways we can mark the passing of time: calendars, diaries, or organizers. My favorite way, though, is to watch the growing up of my children. From babies, to toddlers, to pre-teens then adults, it’s amazing to watch the march of time in the growth of a child. Sometimes the march feels like a never-ending marathon and sometimes it’s more like a whirlwind sprint, but no matter the season, we can rest assured that...

August 13, 2023
Be Still

We were camping at a favorite place in the mountains. My daughter and I had a quiet moment together and she whispered to me, saying sweetly, “It’s so quiet, and I like to hear the birds when it’s quiet.” This was a life lesson moment for me...