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Real Balance GWS provides the leading edge in wellness/health coach training, behavioral change tools, wellness coach program consultation, and resources for all wellness coaches and wellness coaching programs around the world. Our Wellness Mapping 360°™methodology provides a systematic framework for wellness and healthcare professionals to work with their clients and patients in making the positive lifestyle changes they need to make to increase health and well being.

Masterful Health Coaching – Going Beyond the Basics to Masterful Practice 

Dr Michael Arloski, a founding father of Health and Wellness Coaching, shares his wisdom on masterful health and wellness coaching 

Dr Michael Arloski, one of the key developers of the field of wellness coaching is a founding board member of The National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) and is now a board member emeritus there. He is a Ph.D., PCC, NBC – HWC, a licensed psychologist, a National Board-Certified Coach (NBHWC), Professional Certified Coach (ICF) and a Certified Wellness Practitioner. 

A pioneer in the field of wellness coaching, Michael is the author of leading books in the field, WELLNESS COACHING FOR LASTING LIFESTYLE CHANGE and MASTERFUL HEALTH & WELLNESS COACHING: DEEPENING YOUR CRAFT which offers tools to become a true master of the history, research, scholarship, and techniques of wellness coaching at its highest level. 

Michael is the Founder and CEO of Real Balance Global Wellness Services, Inc. which has trained thousands of wellness coaches worldwide. As a keynote speaker on four continents, Michael’s presentation style is sincere and inspiring. 

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Our wellness coach & health coach certification program leads to not only a personal transformation, but it will rapidly and profoundly improve your ability to help your clients make breakthroughs and lasting behavioral change towards health, fitness, and wellness!

Blending the best from the wellness field with the practical and effective skill-base of coaching, The Wellness 360°™ model of wellness coaching gives wellness and healthcare professionals the skills they need to help their clients make lasting lifestyle change. It is a systematic wellness and lifestyle coaching process, based on evidenced based behavioral change psychology, human motivation, cultural support, and professional coaching competencies.

Become a Certified Wellness & Health Coach and join the Lifestyle Medicine movement. Experience the rewards of empowering your clients towards greater health and wellbeing!

Wellness Coach Certification Paths

The Wellness Mapping 360°™ certification training provides a structured, proven methodology that effectively supports the individual’s movement toward healthy lifestyle change.  Complete the Wellness & Health Coach Certification path and become certified in the Wellness Mapping 360°method of wellness coaching. This is also the foundational class for the other two certification paths.

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National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) path

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Support your clients or patients as they make the lifestyle changes needed to be healthy and well. Learn how to work with people who want to prevent onset of a health challenge or are adapting to living well with a health challenge.  Learn advanced coaching skills as it applies lifestyle applications.  Become a National Board ( certified Health & Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC).

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International Coach Federation (ICF) path


Develop deep interpersonal & Group wellness coaching skills. Graduates of this Professional path are eligible to apply to the International Coach Federation (ICF) via the ACSTH path.  By adding the "Healthy Lifestyle and Chronic Illness" class to this Professional Wellness & Health Coach Certification path you also meet the requirements to apply to the NBHWC for their national certification. Gain two credentials for one learning path.

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Continuing Education Opportunities

Health, Wellness, HR, EAP professionals learn about and acquire skills and tools for assisting individuals and organizations in enhancing their resilience and thriving capacity.

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Further you  Professional Development with classes that will add to your knowledge base and skill level as a health, wellness, or resource professional while gaining continuing education credit. CEU's provided for NBHWC, ACSM, CHES, SHRM, BCC, and the ICF.

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Further develop your skills and expand your scope of practice. In this 28-hour training. Learn the core concepts of group coaching and how to effectively integrate core health and wellness coaching competencies to working with groups.

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A Short Video Overview of Resilience in Coaching with Dr. Michael Arloski and Dr. Joel Bennett.

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"Resilience Coaching: The Sweet-Spot between Wellness, Well-Being, and Mental Health”An Interview with Dr. Joel Bennett

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We are passionate about providing the highest level of wellness coach training delivered with integrity in a high touch manner that honors each persons uniqueness. we are excited about growing the craft of Wellness Coaching and supporting its uses in Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine.


We are committed to creating and supporting a community of wellness & health coaches and all the people interested in health and wellbeing and encouraging their professional and personal development.


We persevere to bring coaches and organizations together to affect positive health outcomes, positive healthcare change, and to support positive lifestyle change at all levels. We are dedicated to actively creating Allies For A Healthy World!

Helping You Succeed as a Certified Health Coach !

The Real Balance Wellness Mapping 360º™ ”Wellness & Health” Coach Certification program is one of the top-rated health and wellness coach certification programs, offering the best value and greatest support for students and graduates seeking to become health coach professionals.

 During training, you’ll receive an unparalleled, interactive learning experience. Training sessions are led by highly qualified instructors who provide ongoing feedback and support. Our approach is very personal.

After receiving your certification, our team will continue to provide unlimited support, access to our private Coach Center and Distance Learning membership site. We provide the latest lifestyle and health topics and more. You become part of our learning community - Allies For A Healthy World!

The demand for certified health coach professionals has never been greater.

As a Certified Wellness & Health Coach, you’ll play a key role in helping clients develop healthier lifestyles, enriching their lives with encouragement, expertise, and support. Our health coach certification courses provide tools and resources to make it easy to implement the Wellness Mapping 360°™ method of wellness & health coaching. You will learn a holistic approach that is very practical to implement. 


In this area you will find  a listing of all our class offerings!


Become a member and gain access to valuable education, connection, research, and our "Find a Coach" network. 


We all need to keep on top of the ever growing and ever changing world of health coaching. The research continues to add up and we will do our best to keep you in the know.

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  • Bringing Mindfulness Into Health Coaching


    June 3, 2022 - June 24, 2022, 12pm – 2pm Eastern (4 Fridays)

    Course Purpose

    This class is designed to introduce coaches to the foundational principles and application of Mindfulness as it applies to the health coach and to coaching.

    Pathways to Mindfulness for Health and Wellness Coaches and Their Clients

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  • Short Continuing Education and Professional Development Webinars

    Learn from the Masters and gain CEU's in a self-paced manner. Grow as a Welness Professional and Coach!

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  • Free Webinar
    Join Dr. Michael Arloski and deepen your skills!

    Topic: The Coaching Conversation: Facilitating Versus Contributing

    Join Michael Arloski, Ph.D., PCC, NBC-HWC and explore deeper skills.

    Friday, September 30, 2022      12:00pm - 1:00pm Eastern time

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

    1 day after the webinar you will be emailed a short summary / evaluation to complete to gain CE's.  Once submitted you will be emailed a Certificate of Attendance.

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    Dr. Michael

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