Leaders in Corporate Wellness
Now more than ever, organizations and businesses are taking proactive steps to invest in their employees’ health and wellness. At the heart of this corporate wellness, movement is the idea that healthier employees are happier, more productive workers and members of the community. At Balanced Wellness, it is our mission to not only advance this movement but to take it a step further: we want to empower every individual to achieve and maintain their optimal well-being.
With over 30 years in the health and wellness industry, our certified staff is equipped and wholeheartedly committed to engaging individuals and providing comprehensive, cost-effective, and easy to understand health and wellness plans.
To encourage lifestyle choices to reduce or eliminate chronic illnesses and improve quality of life.
To empower every individual we touch to achieve their optimal wellness.
- Evaluate and achieve employee completion of a Health Risk Assessment
- Educate organization’s employees through wellness coaching and program offerings
- Engage organizational employees in campaigns and challenges
Terry Gehrke, M.Ed., MCHES, EP-C
Balanced Wellness LLC, President and Founder/Wellness Consultant & Health Educator
Terry Gehrke has been in the fitness/wellness industry for over 30 years beginning her career as a Certified Group Fitness Instructor.She has continually sought to grow in the industry by completing a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and masters in Health Education with a concentration in fitness/wellness and community health.
Teaching in the schools and community, one-on-one as a personal trainer and at the university level has developed her well-rounded background. She held a position at Southeast Christian Church for 10 years developing and administering programs in the Sports & Fitness Ministry. Her philosophy reflects her passion to utilize wellness to improve quality of life through education and application of nutrition and fitness. She recognizes that each individual has his or her own intellectual and emotional well being that must be addressed to be a fully healthy human being. Terry taught at the University of Louisville, Health & Sport Sciences Department for 20 years.
In 1999, Terry founded Balanced Wellness LLC. She enjoys creating and implementing educational programs. Coaching with a mindset focus evaluating beliefs and behaviors and helping participants engage in health behaviors bring her joy! She is a member of several organizations where she pursues continuing education including the National Wellness Institute, National Physical Activity Society and Exercise is Medicine.
- National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc – Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)
- Certified Health and Wellness Coach (CHWC)
- American College of Sports Medicine – Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C)
- Cornell University Certificate in Plant-based Nutrition
- Exercise is Medicine Credential Level 2
Valerie Cox, M.Ed.
Educator, Health and Wellness Coach, Fitness Specialist
- University of Louisville Master of Education
Alexandra White, M.Ed., CHES, WellCoach, Certified National Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach
Wellness Coach and Health Educator
Alex is a graduate from the University of Louisville with a Master’s degree in Education with a focus in Community Health. Her undergraduate degree is also from U of L in Human and Health Performance with a concentration in Public Health Education. She also pursued a minor in wellness coaching while completing her undergraduate degree. Alex focuses behavior change on total wellness by using the nine dimensions of wellness. She is also passionate about childhood obesity and total family wellness.