Welcome to RSJ

At RealSophisticatedJoy, we envision a world where every individual, regardless of their facial differences, is embraced with dignity, respect, and celebration. We strive for a society that recognizes the beauty and diversity inherent in every face, fostering inclusivity, empathy, and understanding.

At RealSophisticatedJoy, our mission is grounded in the belief that every face tells a unique story, and we strive to make those narratives heard and celebrated. 

Iva Ballou

Meet Iva Ballou

Iva is a passionate advocate for embracing individuality and celebrating uniqueness. Her personal journey, coupled with a commitment to promoting self-love, resilience, and confidence, inspired the creation of RealSophisticatedJoy. As someone who has navigated the complexities of living with facial differences, Iva brings a unique perspective to the forefront, turning challenges into opportunities for growth and empowerment.

With Iva at the helm, RealSophisticatedJoy offers more than just coaching services—it provides a safe space for personal growth, self-reflection, and empowerment. Iva's approach is deeply rooted in authenticity, ensuring that every client feels seen, heard, and supported on their journey towards confidence and joy.

The Inaugural RealSophisticatedJoy Fashion Show

Friday, October 4, 2024
BAB'S LAB, 603 King St, Jacksonville, FL 32204
Tickets are available now for preorder! 

Join us for RealSophisticatedJoy's upcoming Fashion Show, a fundraising event to benefit Smile Train. 

“Smile Train is the largest cleft-focused organization with a model of true sustainability — providing training, funding, and resources to empower local medical professionals in 70+ countries to provide 100%-free cleft surgery and other forms of essential cleft care in their own communities.” 

This event promises to be a spectacular celebration of style and philanthropy, and we believe your support would greatly enhance its success. The fabric of this event is truly uplifting the facial differences community and creating greater awareness for others to support through advocacy.

Services Offered

RealSophisticatedJoy services offer a range of experiences, from focused workshops to personalized coaching sessions, providing individuals with diverse opportunities to enhance their confidence based on the "Turn on Your AC of Confidence" Coaching Framework.

At RealSophisticatedJoy, our services are tailored to empower you to pivot from contempt to confidence, to turn on the AC of your confidence and celebrate your unique journey towards a life filled with RealSophisticatedJoy. Choose the service that resonates with you and embark on a transformative journey towards self-discovery and confidence.

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