Benefits of Joining the CSNN Alumni Association
CSNNAA is the only organization of its kind whose mandate is to support CSNN graduates. Whether you are using your nutrition knowledge in business, or simply to better your own health and that of your loved ones, we provide a community where you can connect with your peers, continue your learning, and make the world a better place!
An annual membership costs just $89 a year, but member benefits are valued in excess of $750!
Free Masterclass Webinars
Industry experts provide regular, cutting-edge webinars on topics to help keep our members current with the latest nutrition information, and help build strong business foundations (valued at more than $500 CDN).
Developed by experts in their respective fields, our webinars are offered live throughout the year on a monthly basis. Members are also able to access webinar archives to view and download the presentations at your convenience (more info below).
Free Access to Natural Medicines
When you’re looking for scientific studies and research on food and health claims, this database can provide the answers you’re looking for. Access to the Natural Medicines Database is provided free of charge to all CSNNAA members (value $199 USD).
This is THE go-to resource for natural medicines, organized into practical, searchable databases (more info below).
Discounted Liability Insurance Coverage
Getting properly insured is critical when you are starting your nutrition practice/business. CSNNAA has secured special discounted global liability rates for members with LMI Canada Insurance (formerly Lackner McLennan Insurance).
Providing peace of mind and the best rates available!
Whether you are working in the field, or using your knowledge to benefit yourself and your family, we help you stay on top of the latest nutrition information via exclusive CSNNAA webinars and discounts on continuing education.
We also help support our members to find work in the field through job posts, business opportunities, Alumni Profile listings and more. Be sure to fill out your Alumni Profile so clients can find you.
We help our members succeed in business with supports such as discounted mentorship and development opportunities, free webinars to help plan and grow a business, free downloadable business templates, and so much more!
Social Networking Opportunities
Our private Facebook group offers members the opportunity to be part of a supportive, dynamic community of like-minded holistic health professionals.
This group is for CSNNAA members only, and it’s a unique place to access mentoring, peer support and self-promotion opportunities. It’s also a great place to find out about upcoming events!
We are also on Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. These are other places you can connect with us, and fellow CSNNAA members.
Exclusive Member Discounts
We have developed strategic relationships with a number of allied organizations, companies and corporate partners that we know can help our members.
As a member you can take advantage of valuable discounts on insurance, natural health care products and supplements, CSNN upgrading courses and the Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference.
Natural Medicines Online Database
CSNNAA offers members FREE access to Natural Medicines ($199 USD value). This is an important professional database that provides high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine including foods, herbs, and supplements (and 1,400+ natural medicines monographs). Natural Medicines can be accessed through your browser, and the App offers convenient reference on your smartphone or tablet.
“I use the Natural Medicines database regularly. I find it an amazing resource and use the information for my online webinars, particularly the effectiveness checker, nutrient depletions, drug interactions. It lends a lot of credibility to my recommendations.” – Tessa, R.H.N.
Annual Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference (CHNC)
Each year CSNNAA hosts the Canadian Holistic Nutrition Conference, which is highly regarded as the most comprehensive holistic nutrition event in North America. Our members receive a special price for the conference!
The theme of the 14th Annual CHNC, which took place online on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14, 2022 was Immunity: Unleashing Your Natural Defences.
Recordings of the 2021 conference are also available for purchase. The theme of this conference was Hormones: A Balancing Act.
Explore Our Masterclass Webinars
All CSNNAA members have FREE access to monthly Masterclass Webinars that are designed to keep you up-to-date with current issues in the holistic nutrition profession and guide your business to success.
Members tell us that these webinars are one of their favourite perks! Whether you are running a business, or using your nutrition expertise to benefit your own health and that of your family, these webinars have something of value for everyone. It’s great to attend them live to get your questions answered, but we also record them so you can watch them at your convenience.