Herbal Traditions Health Conference 2018

Herbal Traditions 2018

Join us as we dig deep into the power of herbs!

Our Herbal Traditions Health Conference is a brand-new event focused solely on the herbal products and traditions that have served as part of Nature’s Sunshine’s foundation since 1972.

We have invited 11 top herbalists from our manager ranks to share their expertise about the use of herbs in achieving optimal health. This Health Conference will take place at Thanksgiving Point on Friday and Saturday, May 18–19, 2018. You can participate in this conference in one of two ways.

(See the Agenda and  Speaker Bios.)

Option #1: Attend the LIVE conference in Utah for $99*.

Sit in on all 12 sessions plus several exclusive activities including a walking tour of our incomparable Manufacturing Facility and Quality Assurance Labs and two luncheons. You will also have access to watch the recordings of 6 key sessions any time with your Members and customers through July 1st! You can use these webinars to train your successline members and customers. You are responsible for airfare, airport transfers and hotel. (NSP has reserved rooms at a great rate at two nearby hotels. We will provide transportation from these hotels to the meeting room at Thanksgiving Point. Space is limited to 100 participants so don’t delay!)

To register for the LIVE Conference, call NSP Customer Service at:
 1 (800) 223-8225

Hotel and Transportation Options

*Note: The registration fee is non-refundable but can be transferred to another account. Please contact customer service if you'd like to transfer your registration.

Watch six key sessions of this Conference in the convenience of your home via recorded webinars for only $49.

Gather your members and customers in your home or office, and hold a local mini-conference to watch the broadcasts. Downloadable webinars will be available for viewing May 23rd-July 1st.

To register for the recorded webinars, call NSP Customer Service at:
 1 (800) 223-8225



Friday, May 18

Time Activity
7:30-8:30 a.m.Transfer to Nature's Sunshine Spanish Fork Manufacturing Facility
8:30-9:30 a.m.Walking tour of Mfg facility and Quality Assurance Labs
9:30-10:30 a.m.Return transfer to Thanksgiving Point
10:30-10:45 a.m.Welcome and Introductions Rebecca Trevino and Doug Corrigan
10:45-11:30 a.m.Paw Paw, E-Tea Dr. Jay Vanden Heuvel Speaker Bios
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Fertility and Pregnancy Judith Cobb
12:15-1:00 p.m.Lunch (provided)
1:00-1:30 p.m. Open Mic Herbal Testimonies (during Lunch)
2:00-2:30 p.m.*Welcome—Rebecca Trevino & Doug Corrigan
2:30-3:15 p.m.*Blood Purification Sylvia Rogers
3:30-4:15 p.m.*Salves, Tinctures, etc. Laurence Smith and Annie Johns
4:15-5:15 p.m.*Chinese Herbs Steven Horne
5:15-5:45 p.m.*Product Showcase and Closing Rebecca Trevino and Doug Corrigan
 Dinner on your own/evening free
*Recorded Sessions that will be available to view through July 1, 2018

Saturday, May 19

Time Activity
8:30-9:00 a.m.*Welcome-- Rebecca Trevino and Doug Corrigan
9:00-10:00 a.m.*My Favorite Herbal Remedy ALL 11 speakers  Speaker Bios
10:00-11:00 a.m.*Young Herbalists—Cleansing Annie Johns, Kim Cassidy, Bart James, Jayna Van De Hey
11:00 a.m.-noon*Respiratory Health Cindy Klement See preview video
Noon-12:30 p.m.*Product Showcase and Closing Rebecca Trevino and Doug Corrigan
12:30-1:30 p.m.Lunch (provided)
1:30-2:15 p.m.Oils and Reflexology Dr. Jay Vanden Heuvel
2:15-3:00 p.m.Liver Health Chris Swihart
3:00-4:30 p.m.Ask the Experts Panel Dr. Jay, Steven, Judith, Chris, Laurence
4:30-5:00 p.m.Product Showcase and Closing Rebecca Trevino and Doug Corrigan
*Recorded Sessions that will be available to view through July 1, 2018


Judith Cobb

Judith Cobb is a master herbalist, nutritional consultant practitioner, and is certified as an herbalist, iridologist and much more. She started building her NSP business back in 1981. As the owner and sole practitioner of Cobblestone Health Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta, her practice focuses on empowering people to fix their own health using natural methods.


Steven Horne

Steven is professional member and past president of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG) and has served on their board of directors. He has authored numerous books and courses on natural health, detoxification, Chinese herbs and much more. Steven was instrumental in developing NSP’s flower remedy line and has been a favorite instructor for decades. Steven is the founder of Tree of Light Publishing, an educational organization dedicated to helping people get healthy on all levels. He offers personal health consultations through ABC Herbs in St. George, Utah. Steven’s expertise in herbology is evident in any instructional setting, and attendees love his informative lectures and webinars.---Judith Cobb is a master herbalist, nutritional consultant practitioner, and is certified as an herbalist, iridologist and much more. She started building her NSP business back in 1981. As the owner and sole practitioner of Cobblestone Health Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta, her practice focuses on empowering people to fix their own health using natural methods.


Cindy Klement

Since the late 1970s Cindy Klement has shared her expertise with others working as an herbalist, health educator, and nutritionist. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and with Departmental Honors from Eastern Michigan University earning her Master’s degree in Human Nutrition. Cindy is a board-certified nutritionist and a Certified Master Health Educator by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. She is an advisory board member for both Community Supported Anthroposophic Medicine and NSP’s Health Practitioners Advisory Council, as well as the co-chair of Nature's Institute. A long-time health program writer, Cindy is the author of two books. See preview video

Sylvia Rogers

Sylvia has been with Nature’s Sunshine for 35 years! She has a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and a master’s degree in Nutrition. Sylvia is certified as a nutritionist, a biofeedback specialist and in NSP essential oils. Sylvia is also an author and a licensed spiritual healer. She and her husband Mark were NSP Managers of the Year in 2003. They own The Herbal Health Center in Portland, Ore.


Laurence Smith

Laurence Smith, MSW, CNHC, is a professional herbalist and two-time heart attack survivor. He is the owner/operator of a health food store and nutritional consulting practice in Boise, Idaho, where he has worked with clients for over 20 years. Laurence is a true herbalist, teaching students how to make tinctures, infused oils, salves, lotions and decoctions. He also regularly teaches about herbal first aid. His passion is helping people learn to care for themselves. Laurence has traveled the country speaking on natural health.


Chris Swihart

Chris and his wife Gena have been involved with Nature Sunshine for 23 years!

They own and operate a retail store in Syracuse, Indiana, called" Adventures in Health". They also provide service based therapies like Massage Therapy, SCIO Biofeedback, Foot Detoxing and Personalized orthotics, just to name a few. Chris is a Certified Biofeedback Therapist as well as a Certified Natural Health Professional (CNHP) and Certified IN.FORM Coach. He loves helping people understand how to gain true health and wellness through nutrition as well as the use of herbs, essential oils, vitamins and minerals.


Dr. Jay Vanden Heuvel, PhD, IMD, DHS

Dr. Jay is an experienced Nature’s Sunshine Manager, dynamic speaker and educator. He has dedicated his life to the teachings and practices of natural health. In his quest for understanding deeper levels of achieving whole body health, Jay has conducted extensive research and holds formal degrees and certifications in key health-related areas, including PhDs in holistic health, traditional naturopathy and integrative medicine with an emphasis on quantum physics. He has also earned two doctorate degrees in Integrated Medicine and Humanitarian Medicine. Jay has the ability to present key issues with clarity in a relatable and easy-to-understand style.


Kim Cassidy

Kim has a passion for educating and for helping people see that natural alternatives exist. Her goal with herbal health is to work with people and teach them ways to restore and maintain a healthy balance with their internal environment and to prevent future illness. Kim’s favorite herbal remedy is the first Nature's Sunshine blend she ever used: VS-C! She started taking this product for one thing and learned that is was also helpful for immunity, detoxification and respiratory health. Kim says that she will never take this out of her daily regimen!



Bart James

Bart has been raised in the NSP herbal family since the early ‘80s. In his early 20s, he started a practice in Nashville with his wife Julia. He has worked with many modalities on the path of well-being and believes that herbs are one of the many catalysts to help a person find healing. Bart is currently enrolled in nursing school and wants to create an avenue to start bridging the world of herbal tradition with modern medicine. His favorite herb is passionflower.



Jayna Van De Hey

Jayna is a certified IN.FORM coach with a Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Wellness. She has coached and taught many clients on the importance of a healthy lifestyle. She has been learning, talking, and teaching about herbs for over 10 years. Jayna has also been taking herbs for 25 years with her favorite herbal remedy being red raspberry. Jayna believes in and has seen herbs change lives and has the passion for helping others on their natural health journey.



Annie Johns

Annie is a Certified Herbal Consultant, Flower Therapist, Personal Trainer and IN.FORM Coach from Wrightstown, Wis. A lifelong journey with Crohn’s disease has led her to focus her career on helping others with digestive health and weight management. Annie’s favorite herb is marshmallow because it was the first herb to ever bring her digestive relief. Her motto is, “It doesn't matter what happened to you. What matters is what you do about it.”

Hotel and Transportation Information

Hampton Inn at Thanksgiving Point

3576 North Ashton Blvd., Lehi, Utah 84043, (801) 766-1186

Group room rate of $117 (two double beds) or $127 (king). Includes breakfast. This reduced rate is available until April 24th.

Call hotel  (801) 766-1186 or click to reserve your room online.
Use group code: NAT

Hotel Website

Courtyard  by Marriot at Thanksgiving Point

2801 West Club House Drive, Lehi UT 84043, (801) 768-1174

Room rate $109. Free high-speed Internet, fitness center, pool. This reduced rate is available until April 27th.

Book your group rate for Nature's Sunshine

Express Shuttle

Reservation line (801) 596-1600 . Thanksgiving Point is approximately 30 miles from SLC International Airport and 21 miles from Provo Municipal Airport.