Take Back your health

OCTOBER 29 - 30, 2016 
tysons corner marriott | tysons corner, va

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Live Life as You Always Imagined You Would,
Free from the Limitations of Chronic Disease

Reverse Chronic Disease with Integrative Nutrition
Heal from Cancer with Detoxification
Find Answers for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease
Learn Herbal Remedies for Natural Immunity

Detoxify Heavy Metals from Your Body and Brain
Adopt a Safer Beauty and Skincare Routine
Learn to Cook Healthy Foods on a Budget
Balance Your Hormones Naturally

Try an Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Autoimmune Disease
Overcome Depression and Anxiety with Nutrition
Heal Thyroid Disease with Detoxification
Discover Protocols for Crohn's, IBS and Celiac

Heal Adrenal Fatigue and Gain Energy
Learn Daily Habits for Happiness
Strengthen Your Business and Financial Health
Grow Your Own Organic Herbs and Sprouts


"Thank you for bringing us such wonderful teachers!
It keeps getting better and better every year!" - Wendy G.

Program schedule

Schedule is subject to change as planning progresses.

Day 1
October 29th

  • 8:15-

    Yoga Class
    All levels welcome.
    Bring your own mat.


    Exhibits Open 

  • 9:30am

    Door Prize 
    Main Stage; Must be present to win

    The 6 Steps To 
    Take Back Your Health: 
    The Journey From Chronic Dis-Ease To Daily-Ease

    with Robin Shirley, CHHC

  • 10:30-11am

    Morning Break
    Exhibit Hall

  • 11am-

    Why We Sabotage Ourselves And How To Stop
    with Debi Silber

    Reviving Your Traditional Foods Kitchen: How To Cook Delicious, Nutrient-Dense Foods
    with Chef Frank Giglio

  • 12:30-

    Lunch Break


    Make Your Own Probiotic-Rich Soda

    with Leslie Bobb and Lyndsay Gutierrez

    Get the Lowdown On Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Fats
    with Heba Saleh

  • 1:30-

    The Truth About What's Really In Your Food
    with Vani Hari, "Food Babe"

  • 2:45-

    Afternoon Break
    Food Babe Book Signing

    Exhibit Hall

  • 3:15- 4pm

    Innovations In Lyme Disease And Infectious Disease Treatment
    with Dr. Mozayeni, MD

  • 4pm-

    The Best Part Of My Day: Emotional Healing From Chronic Illness
    with Sharon Rainey

    5 Common Mistakes We Make When Trying To Improve Our Health and Fitness - And How You Can Avoid Them 
    with Noelle Tarr, NTP

  • 5:30-

    5th Anniversary 
    Happy Hour

    Sustainable Wine,
    Hors D'oeuvres &
    Raffle Drawings. 
    Help us celebrate 5 YEARS of TBYH Conferences!

    Exhibits Close

Day 2
October 30th

  • 8:15-

    Yoga Class
    All levels welcome.
    Bring your own mat.

    Exhibits Open  

  • 9:30am

    Door Prize 
    Main Stage; Must be present to win

    Therapeutic Nutrition For Chronic Disease: This Is What You CAN Eat!
    Autumn-Inspired Food Demo

    with Robin Shirley, CHHC and Stephanie Stierhoff

  • 10:15-10:45am

    Morning Break
    Exhibit Hall

  • 10:45-

    How To Prepare For A Healthy Pregnancy And Prevent Common Childhood Diseases
    with Peggy Franklin, CPM

    It's Not Your Fault: How You Are Wired To Eat
    with Robb Wolf

  • 12:30-

    Lunch Break
    Robb Wolf book signing


    The Family Herbal Medicine Cabinet
    with Camille Giglio

    Digestive Parasites: Solutions Using Therapeutic Foods And Supplements  
    with Tanya Bucci

  • 1:30-

    Using Culinary Herbs As Medicine To Improve Your Digestion And Vitality 
    with Andrea Beaman, CHHC

  • 2:30-

    Afternoon Break
    Exhibit Hall

  • 3pm- 3:45pm

    Detoxify, Reduce Inflammation And Reset Your Body
    with Amie Valpone,
    Book signing to follow

  • 4pm-

    Our Health For Sale: The Role Of Big Pharma
    with Brandy Vaughan

    Treating Allergies, ADHD And Asthma Naturally
    with Dr. Lorelle Bradley, MD

  • 5:30-

    5th Anniversary
    Happy Hour 

    Sustainable Wine,
    Hors D'oeuvres &
    Raffle Drawings. 
    Help us c
    elebrate 5 YEARS of TBYH Conferences!

    Exhibits Close

Kids Camp
Saturday & Sunday
October 29th & 30th

  • 10:30am


  • 10:30am-4:30pm

    Experiments, Movies, Meditation, and Crafts

  • 4:30pm

Pick Up

"A big thank you for putting on the best health show I have ever attended!  It was worth the trip from Martha’s Vineyard. I am signing up tonight for your next conference." - Ronald R.  


October 29-30, 2016 | Tyson's Corner Marriott, Tyson's Corner, VA
17 years and under attend the adult portion of the conference for no charge, but please see
our policy on this in the FAQs section.

Please view our ticket refund policy here. Or see the FAQs section.



$109 + $49




$149 + $99


kids camp details

Kids' Camp Registration is closed as of Monday, Oct. 24th! Check back for openings next year.

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travel & location

Join us for this empowering weekend at...
8028 Leesburg Pike
Tysons Corner, VA 22182

Located just 15 miles from Dulles Int'l Airport (IAD) and 16 miles from Reagan National Airport (DCA).
Both are accessible by public transportation.
More travel information on the hotel website: Click here.

Tysons Marriott Guests Will Enjoy: 
Discounted Nightly Rate of $89
Gorgeous Indoor Pool and Hot Tub
Fitness and Yoga Studio
Cozy Fireplace Lounge
Shutters Bar & Kitchen



Thank you to our Sponsors!

media & thank you's


Nutritional Therapy Association (NTA) was incorporated in 1997 as a vocational nutrition school and membership organization for individuals and professionals seeking a foundational holistic nutrition education program founded on the beliefs of such nutritional pioneering greats as Weston A. Price and Dr. Francis A. Pottenger. The NTA philosophy is that the myriad of health problems plaguing modern society result from weaknesses in the body’s physiological foundations brought on by poor nutrition. As an educational organization, NTA is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals understand and reverse the tragic and unsuspected effects of the modern diet on their patients and clients.


Alkaline for You: The Amazing Results of Whole-Body Alkalizing. Using physical, mental and emotional alkalizing therapies, the body can achieve more balance, which allows the body to heal itself of many types of diseases and even excess weight. Meet Janice Coyle who applied whole-body alkalizing techniques to experience a remission of stage 2A cancer in 3 months and lost 45 pounds and ended an over 40-year struggle with food addiction. Booklets available on Whole-Body Alkalizing for Cancer and Weight Loss, alkalinized water and alkaline cookbook with recipes for delicious entrees, soups and even desserts.

Andrea Beaman (HHC, AADP, CHEF) is a nationally renowned Holistic Health Coach and Natural Foods Chef. Named one of the top 100 Most Influential Health and Fitness Experts of 2012 by Greatist.com, she is also a recipient of the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Award for Excellence in Health-Supportive Education and a Health Leadership award from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Since 1999, she has been teaching individuals and health practitioners how to harness the body’s own preventative and healing powers with nutritional practices

Arbonne International is a line of pure, safe, and beneficial products including Skin Health, Anti-Aging, Sun Care, Baby Care, Nutrition, Cleansing, Weight Loss and Cosmetics. Arbonne products are vegan, gluten-free and GMO-free and support a healthy life from the inside and out.

National Integrated Health Associates: National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA) are leaders in holistic & integrative medicine and biological dentistry. NIHA has been serving the Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia metropolitan area since 1995, although patients come from all over the United States to our integrative medical and dental center. Integrative doctors blend the best of western medicine and safe, proven complementary and alternative therapies to help the body heal.

Javazen: Certified organic coffee blended with tea and super foods. Awaken your potential with a daily ritual that brings sustained energy, without jitters or an afternoon crash. Caffeinate mindfully and conquer each moment. 

Puree Artisan Juice Bar: After transforming her life and losing 90 pounds with juicing and raw foods, Amy founded Purée with the purpose of providing a simple solution for those seeking or maintaining a healthier lifestyle. Purée buys local whenever possible, including our superfoods, which is better for the economy, better for the environment and the end result is better for you: a fresher, cleaner juice.

SaunaSpace created the Pocket Sauna, which blends the synergistic healing powers of near infrared phototherapy & traditional hyperthermic therapy. Smart user-driven design, lovingly handcrafted in the USA with natural materials. Bring life to your body and mind.

Three Lily Farm is here to provide a place where nature, traditional food preparation and primitive skills can be learned and experienced for the betterment of society. Our goal is to tread lightly on this earth and be stewards of the land by producing the highest quality foods without the detrimental effects of modern-day agriculture practices. With a passion for good food high in nutrition and living sustainably – Camille and Frank are here to share stories, recipes, and random bits and pieces about their daily life – bringing up their son Wilder.


Boiron USA has evolved into a leading U.S. homeopathic medicine supplier, fulfilling up to 1,000 orders per day during the busy flu season. Homeopathy is a therapeutic method that uses highly diluted natural substances to relieve symptoms. They make homeopathic medicines available to a wide variety of consumers and physicians. The Boiron Group has a strong sense of obligation to respect the environment and the preparation of their medicines has a limited impact on the environment.

Cindy Santa Ana, AADP CHC, is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Culinary Nutrition Expert. She founded Unlock Better Health to inspire her clients to reach their ideal weight, increase their energy and live a healthy balanced lifestyle while juggling their career and personal life. She authored Unprocessed Living, a book that teaches you how to transition away from processed foods and save time and money on healthy food. 

Documenting Hope: The Documenting Hope Project is a not-for-profit science and media initiative to carry out a pilot recovery program for children with chronic illness, document their recovery scientifically (collecting relevant biomarkers and observational data), and capture their inspirational healing stories on film. The Documenting Hope Project seeks to inspire parents, physicians, and policy makers to think differently about children’s health and redesign a system that truly understands how to prevent and reverse chronic health conditions. Documenting Hope is currently raising money to fund the full healing and recovery of 14 children and also document it rigorously.

When you choose Desert Farms as your source of camel milk, you can feel great knowing you’re supporting local agriculture across the country, along with the proud heritage of American family farmers.  We celebrate our family farmers for taking on the incredible task and risk of putting the world’s healthiest dairy on America’s tables with common sense, hard work, and sheer heart. All camels are pasture-raised, meaning that they are allowed to eat all the different natural flora and fauna in the pastures, a natural diet their bodies can easily handle  – and one that keeps them happy and healthy.

EatLuv: Eat (good) fat, lose fat! Many folks are still confused about healthy fats and some are still using inflammatory refined vegetable oils. So, EatLuv wants to get you on the right track starting with just ONE simple ingredient -- clarified butter​​​​ ​(ghee)​ made the traditional way from 100% grass-fed, certified organic local butter. Take a look at EatLuv's comprehensive benefits page​ for more info.

Edible Education: Did you know: CDC studies show that if kids get 50 hours of cooking education before they are 12, it will change the way they think about food. Edible Education’s founder and CEO Chef Ann Butler is determined to teach thousands of children across America how to prepare real food, and love every minute of it. Hands-on learning about fresh, seasonal food, prepared with the intention of sitting with our families and enjoying one of life’s greatest pleasures is what we are all about.

GMO Free USA’s mission is to harness independent science and agroecological concepts to advocate for clean and healthy food and ecological systems. We will educate consumers and other stakeholders about the potential hazards of genetically engineered organisms, synthetic pesticides, and advance the application of the Precautionary Principle.

GreenFare is a new salon café offering delicious organic, whole plant food lovingly prepared oil free and with no added salt for those seeking a refuge from the ordinary. We value seasonal and local produce and prepare all food in our own kitchen, so the freshness is perceptibly different. Our recipes are adapted from proven recipe books from professional cooks who ascribe to whole plant cooking and we hope that our food will inspire change toward a healthy people and planet.

Jacob's Raw: At Jacob’s Raw, we do things a little differently. Fermented foods are one of the healthiest and oldest artisanal foods in the world - They’re raw, naturally probiotic, and have no sugars. Our goal is to bring these traditional foods back into the American mainstream through products Americans regularly use. Jacob’s Raw includes 16 unique products, all with individual robust flavors.

Juice Plus Tower Garden, a vertical, aeroponic growing system, allows you to grow up to 20 vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers in less than three square feet—indoors or out. So it’s the perfect companion in your journey toward healthy living. It’s perfect for sunny small spaces, such as balconies, patios, rooftops—even your kitchen provided you use grow lights. And it’s better for the environment, too.

Key Lyme: Our mission at KeyLyme is to give you the "keys to preventing to lyme"! Our goal is to bring greater awareness around Lyme disease and to educate on ways to prevent the disease from taking over your own life. The way we do this is through our All-Natural Insect, Mosquito & Tick Repellent, which is an all-natural, deet-free deterrent made with geranium, citronella, cedar wood, and lemongrass essential oils blended with organic aloe vera to repel insects, mosquitos and ticks.

LearntheRisk.org is a 501(c3) non-profit organization, founded by a former pharmaceutical representative, advocating for safe vaccines and dedicated to raising public awareness of the risks of vaccination. We are 100% funded by private donations and donations go entirely to support the cause. With money raised, we sponsor public education events — including film screenings, rallies and symposiums — as well as publish numerous print articles and interviews to further public awareness of the dangers of blindly vaccinating our children.

Lyme Savvy: Lyme warrior Sharon Rainey and her Lyme Literate Medical Doctor (LLMD) are co-authoring a book about Lyme disease; how to get proper testing and effective treatment. Learn how Sharon navigated through multiple misdiagnoses to finally discover she, her husband, and their son, all had Bartonella, a co-infection of Lyme disease and how they got through the ordeal together. From treatment protocol to general nutritional information to practical aids during treatment, Sharon shares what she learned so others can benefit from her efforts.

Mountain Valley Spring Water is a 145-year-old (America’s oldest brand) spring water from a single protected that produces water that is thousands of years old and naturally rich in minerals with a healthy 7.8 pH alkalinity. Our dedicated consumers nationwide swear by the effects Mountain Valley has on their overall health and wellness for treating a variety of ailments from auto-immune issues to digestive and mobility-related problems, and of course healthy hydration.

NOVA Natural Birth Center is a free standing birth center that offers professional, licensed midwifery care for prenatal, birth and newborn care for healthy low risk women and babies. The cornerstone of NOVA Natural Birth Center is our team of Certified Professional Midwives who have helped hundreds of Northern Virginia families give birth outside of the hospital since 2005. At NOVA Natural Birth Center you will find options such as waterbirth, vbac, and a community of support such as doulas, childbirth educators, chiropractors, lactation consultants, massage therapists, and other wellness experts.

At the heart of Organic India is our commitment to be a living embodiment of love and consciousness in action. We work with thousands of small family farmers in India to cultivate tens of thousands of acres of sustainable organic farmland. All Organic India products support health and True Wellness and are made with loving care.

Power and Balance Fitness nutrition and lifestyle training teaches eating habits which Josef and Stephanie practice daily to live the benefits of lean muscle and increased energy. PBF believes and practices a very delicious and satisfying way to enjoy healthy foods. PBF has spent years in the kitchen testing to develop the perfect complement of satiating meals that burn fat, accelerate metabolism, balance hormones, and improve digestion.

Prior Unity Garden helps people achieve their organic garden dreams.  They specialize in maximizing the health and productivity of our suburban environs.  From container and vertical gardens to whole home-site design, they help you create abundance and beauty where you live. Classes, courses, workshops, presentations and products insure you are a knowledgeable gardener. Please stop by our booth to learn more about our ecologically sensitive, and low maintenance approach to healthy home food growing. 

Purium: Super food and whole food nutritional supplements for athletic performance, weight loss, anti-aging and family health.

Rawk'n Foods: CleanLiving with Paula's food brand inspires what's possible with living foods. "A party... in your mouth" we say. Adding raw to your plate and life begins a journey to inner and outer balance.

Reflexology and Beyond: Brigitte provides therapeutic reflexology treatments for our attendees! Her practice focuses on health, healing, positive thinking, clairvoyance for the Body, Mind & Spirit.

Terra Thrive: Teaching you how to take care of your health through positive lifestyle changes and incorporating nature's medicines, essential oils, into your daily life. We use doTERRA essential oils to balance moods, support the immune system and increase overall well being.

The Weston A. Price Foundation is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity founded in 1999 to disseminate the research of nutrition pioneer Dr. Weston Price, whose studies of isolated nonindustrialized peoples established the parameters of human health and determined the optimum characteristics of human diets. Dr. Price’s research demonstrated that humans achieve perfect physical form and perfect health generation after generation only when they consume nutrient-dense whole foods and the vital fat-soluble activators found exclusively in animal fats.

Wildtree Organics is an Organic Pantry Foods handling company providing an array of High Quality Grapeeseed Oils, Culinary Blends, Sauces, and more. We believe in getting families back around the the dinner table eating wholesome and restaurant quality meals in fast food time. Whether you want dinners Fresh, Fast, or Made ahead — we can help you with one of our menu-planning services.

Reserve your space for our upcoming events: 
Washington, DC. on October 29-30, 2016
and Los Angeles on April 8-10, 2017
Table choices are given first-come, first-serve.

Email Jill for information at: 
OR visit our sponsor/exhibitor page here: 



You don't need to bring too much. We would suggest bringing a notepad and pen to take notes, and a yoga mat and workout clothing if you want to participate in the workouts. Bring a change of clothes if you want to freshen up after a workout. (See below: What Should I Wear?).


Casual attire. Please bring a warm sweater, as hotel conference rooms tend to be chilly.

We recommend comfortable clothing because you will be doing lots of sitting, standing and hopefully participating in the workouts. You may want to wear yoga pants or other stretchy, loose clothing.

Many attendees are very ill and strong fragrances will bring on serious migraines and ruin their day!
Thank you for understanding!    


All of our food vendors will be offering gluten-free, dairy-free, organic, GMO-free, and local food options. We will provide a selection of healthy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar (with cocktails and local wine) for you at the happy hours each day. Samples and happy hour food is complimentary. Bring cash or credit for all other food! 

Conference tickets are refundable up to 75 days before the event date - August 13, 2016 for the Fall 2016 DC Conference and January 25, 2017 for the 2017 LA Conference. Conference tickets are 100% non-refundable within 75 days of the event date, but THEY ARE TRANSFERABLE. Transferable means that you may: 1. Transfer your ticket to someone else in the event that you can no longer attend, OR 2. You may transfer your ticket for your own use at a future TBYH Conference.


If you are looking to share a ride or a hotel room, click here to see the thread on our Facebook event page.


Bring a warm sweater for the chilly conference rooms and a jacket for the evenings. Bring workout clothing and a swimsuit if you plan on participating in the conference workouts or yoga classes, or taking advantage of the hotel fitness center and pool.


You can gain access to the conference recordings as a member of Club TBYH for $14.99/month. You will also gain access to our vault of recordings from every past conference that we've held and you can start watching right away! 
You can join Club TBYH here: http://clubtbyh.com/join/

Recordings are securely hosted on our website, www.clubtbyh.com, for members only. Mp4 (video) files of the conference will be posted to the website / member dashboard and sent by email approximately 2-4 weeks after the conference.


Conference attendees receive a discount off the nightly rate when you book through our group.
You can call the hotel or visit their website to book your room.

Tysons Corner Marriott for the DC Conference:

Visit our page on their website to book your discounted room.

The Garland Hotel for the LA Conference:
You'll need to mention our group code: TBY
Call  800-238-3759, or visit www.theGarland.com


If you are flying here, you'll probably need to rent a car. Or you can also use Uber, Lyft or the local taxi service.

Contact the hotel for more details on local transportation:


Yes! Infants, children and teens age 17 and under are admitted to the adult conference program for no charge. If you do bring children, please be respectful to the speakers and other attendees by staying outside the sessions when the kids need to let out extra energy.

If you bring children into the sessions, they must be sitting quietly next to you and not running around or playing in the room. Thank you for cooperating!
If your kids are between the ages of 7-12, check out our Kids' Camp information and sign them up! They'll learn how to take back their health in a fun and interactive way while you're enjoying the conference.


Yes! We need lots of volunteers. Our dedicated volunteers are what make this event such a pleasant and happy experience for all, and we have a ton of fun while we're at it!

Please visit this page for more details:



Email us at
with any further questions. 

We can't wait to see you there!


The mission of Take Back Your Health is to empower you to live life as you always imagined you would, unhindered by the limitations of chronic disease.

True to our name, our speaker lineup and lectures provide information that is life-changing, with the ability to prevent and reverse disease when implemented into our lifestyles with purpose.

Regardless of where you are on your journey to health, Take Back Your Health™ is an experience that takes you closer to your ultimate health goals — with new information, new friends and new perspectives.


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