Intro: Wellness as spiritual practice

PraXis might be a strange concept to some Christians. We combine ideas of spiritual growth with a conversation about how fitness, food, and your thoughts and emotions lead to health and peace of heart. The word praxis is just Greek for practice. The idea of spiritual practice, distinct from liturgical worship, was foundational to theContinue reading “Intro: Wellness as spiritual practice”

Intro: Christian exercise?

“Train yourself in godliness, for, while physical training is of some value, godliness is valuable in every way, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.”  1 Timothy: 4:8 PraXis is about urging Christians to practice healthy living in mind, body, and Holy Spirit. We do this through diet, fitness, andContinue reading “Intro: Christian exercise?”

Intro: ├ískesis and mind, body and spiritual striving

“All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will fade away, but we do it for an eternal prize.” 1 Cornin. 9:25 CHECK OUT OUR CURRENT CLASS OFFERINGS We draw our inspiration from the ancient Christian tradition of asceticism. Asceticism is practiced by spiritual people all around theContinue reading “Intro: ├ískesis and mind, body and spiritual striving”