Body & Soul in Motion
What is Body & Soul in Motion?
Body & Soul in Motion is a wellness program for African American churches.
It is a proven program that empowers church members to eat healthier and be more physically active for better health.
There are four pillars that lead to the success of Body & Soul in Motion:
1. A pastor who is committed and involved.
2. Church activities that promote a healthy lifestyle.
3. A church environment that supports healthy eating.
4. Church activities that promote physical fitness.
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Why Body & Soul in Motion?
African Americans are at a high risk for many serious and often fatal diseases
• Many Cancers • Heart Disease
• High Blood Pressure • Stroke
The power of prevention lies within the Body & Soul in Motion program. A healthy diet
and physically active lifestyle promotes good health and lowers the risk of
chronic disease. Eating well and being active may be some of the easiest things
to do to improve health. Body & Soul is a new beginning to a healthier life.
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The Benefits of Body & Soul in Motion
Body & Soul in Motion churches embrace and celebrate good health through healthy eating. Your congregation will:
Learn how health and spirituality are connected
Feel empowered to take charge of their health
How to eat more fruits and vegetables every day
- Live healthier in other ways, such as eating less fat and getting more physical activity
Gain access to vital health information at the church
Learn more ways to exercise
For more then 10 years, African American churches around the country have used this program. They have generously shared their ideas, tips, and success stories. Their experiences have helped other churches start strong programs. Once Body & Soul in Motion is thriving in your church, please share what you learned with other churches.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to the e-mail address listed below.
To schedule a training or if you have any questions. Please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by
calling (850) 245-4941.