Wellness at the intersection of science and spiritual practice
“Christ will exalt in my body” Phil. 1:20
Mind, Body, and the Holy Spirit
PraXis combines evidence-based wellness with ancient Christian spiritual practices. PraXis wants to bring the healthy body and mind back into daily prayer life as a way to glorify God. We cover three areas: mindfulness, fitness and diet.
“Be sober-minded; be watchful.” [1 Peter 5:8]
Contemplation, Calisthenics, Fasting, and Church
Wellness is a secular term for practices that address the pandemic of heart disease, anxiety, and depression. We’ll look at how light exercise, Christian diet, and mindfulness or contemplative prayer can be integrate life of prayer. We offer classes, workshops, coaching and counseling.
[1 Corinthians 6:19-20]
“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.”
“Your Faith has made you well.” Luke 17:19
Three Focus Areas
We will explore practices in three areas: mindfulness, fitness, and diet. We’ll show you how to do the exercises, while explaining the theology and science behind the practice. The goal is to deepen your relationship with God while providing tools for healthy living, and resilience against depression, anxiety, and heart disease.
Typically known as contemplation, this tradition goes back almost 2,000 years. Explore contemporary Centering Prayer and other forms of conventional prayer that helps exercise the mind and reduce stress.
Christian Dieting is called fasting and it doesn’t mean you stop eating. But it does mean you occasionally restrict your intake of meat and dairy. We’ll look at the health benefits, theology, and practice of this ancient tradition.
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