Founder’s Message

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Balanced Life Skills was established in 2003 as a martial arts school with the greater goal of helping parents bring out the best in their children. It now serves parents get through the struggles of parenting and children to work through the challenges they face.  As the father of four children, Joe Van Deuren,  recognizes that parents want their children to be safe, healthy, successful and happy;  therefore our mission is in service to parents, teachers and students so that we bring the whole community together speaking the same language to bring out the best in our children.

Mr. Van Deuren helps families develop personal peace and growth, bringing out their best selves, to practice of a fulfilled and balanced life.  Developing family mission statements and naming family core values is the beginning, using the Five Strategies of the Virtues Project.   These practices, when put into application, will educate, guide and mold our children in a positive manner.

Mr. Van Deuren invites parents to reduce stress, by empowering them as individuals to live more authentic meaningful lives; helping families raise children of compassion and integrity, educators to create safe, caring, and high performing learning communities by offering personal coaching – one on one consultation and making group presentations on subjects that we face every day.

Free consultations are available with Joe Van Deuren; see how Balanced Life Skills can help you reduce stress and help your children grow up – safe, healthy, successful and happy.