In the physical world, a body is the entire material structure, or main part of something. Its most common usage refers to human beings. In metaphysics, a body of spirit is sometimes used to refer to a soul. There are many bodies that form an expression of spirit, some of these are:
The relationship between the body of matter and the body of spirit constantly react on each other. The body of matter is dependent on the body of spirit for its existence, but the body of spirit is dependent on the body of matter for its expression in the world of matter. It is the experiences gained through the physical body that determines the growth of the body of spirit.