CSNN Ottawa is proud to offer workshops each month on a wide variety of topics.  These workshops are designed to compliment our curriculum, offering our students the unique opportunity to expand their knowledge even further.  

Attendance for current students studying at the Ottawa branch is FREE!  Workshops cost $35.00+HST each for graduates and non-students (includes the public, graduates, and students of other branches or programs).   

All workshops run in our live virtual interactive format.  Workshops must be attended live. For workshop inquiries, email, or phone/text 613-314-6991. To reserve your seat, please register below.  Registration and payment must be received a minimum of 48 hours in advance of each workshop.  Space is limited. 

Note for Students: Each workshop is eligible for up to 3 internal non-case study practical hours.  


Whether acute or chronic, pain results in loss of productivity and enjoyment of life. Come to this workshop and learn about:   

  • Supplements designed for individuals with various forms of chronic/recurring pain, including arthritis, muscle pain, dysmenorrhea, migraine, and more
  • Factors that will help you select the most appropriate products
  • Clinical applications of various brand-name pain relief products
  • Clinically effective dosage protocols
  • Andrea’s top recommended pain management products and how they work

Instructor: Andrea Bartels, BA, CNP, NNCP, RNT

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022

Time: 1:30 – 4:30pm EST

Cost for Non-students – $35 + HST = $39.55

Cost for Students – Free!

Register Here for the Supplements for Pain Management Workshop


Join CSNN graduate Sophie Bifield for a 3-hour business building workshop that covers how to:

  • Plan and prepare to build an online community of followers who are ready to buy from you
  • Position your brand so that it attracts ideal clients & does the selling for you
  • Build an automated social media engine that doesn’t take up all your time
  • Plus lots of time for Q&A’s!

You will receive a practical workbook that will be used during the workshop. You will leave this workshop with your own personal social media strategy for your current or future business.

Instructor: Sophie Bifield, R.H.N.

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2022

Time: 6:00-9:00pm EST

Cost for Non-students – $35 + HST = $39.55

Cost for Students – Free!

Register Here for the Let’s Get Social Workshop


Are you pregnant, a new mom, looking to support someone who recently had a baby, or simply interested in postpartum nutrition? This three-hour workshop will introduce you to traditional approaches to postpartum healing and how to apply them in a modern context.  

Nutrition and supplement recommendations will be provided; what mamas should eat, including key guidelines for a postpartum pantry. Nutritional demands of breastfeeding will also be addressed, as will common ailments, such as anemia and thyroid issues.

Instructor: Cat Binette, R.H.N. and Birth Doula (@catbinettenutrition)

Date: Monday, May 30, 2022

Time: 6:00-9:00pm EST

Cost for Non-students – $35 + HST = $39.55

Cost for Students – Free!

Register Here for the Postpartum Nutrition Workshop


Join Preeti in exploring the fascinating principles of Ayurveda, one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems.   

Ayurveda places great emphasis on prevention and encourages the maintenance of health through close attention to balance in all areas of life. These workshops will teach you to apply the fundamentals of Ayurveda and use food as medicine in your daily life.  

As per Ayurveda, having a clear understanding of your very own unique mind body constitution – “Prakruti in sanskrit” is the first step towards bringing balance in life! Through these workshops you will learn to identify your true “Prakruti”.  

During these workshops, you will… 

  • Learn to apply the basic principles of Ayurveda in everyday life
  • Learn all about the three doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha
  • Learn the factors affecting doshas & steps to keep them in balance
  • Understand the concept of Mind Body constitution – “Prakruti”
  • Complete a comprehensive dosha quiz to discover your unique “Prakruti”
  • Understand the Disease Process as per Ayurveda, and discover the symptoms of imbalanced dosha
  • Learn about some of the simple tools to identify these imbalances
  • Be introduced to the Science of 6 Tastes (Rasa) and how to use them to create balance in the body & mind
  • Overall, learn all about the ayurvedic diet and lifestyle for creating harmony and balance in everyday life!

Preeti Syal is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (R.H.N.) from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and a Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition form Delhi University, India. She is also a certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. She has a passion for nutrition, a natural ability and a strong desire to share the knowledge with others. She believes that most chronic illnesses stem from improper digestion and malnutrition and that “Your health is in your own hands!”. Preeti is part of the teaching faculty at CSNN and the author and curator of various self-paced online courses on Nutrition and Ayurveda.

Instructor: Preeti Syal, M.Sc., R.H.N., Certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant (

Dates: Tuesday, June 7 (Part 1); Tuesday, June 21 (Part 2)

Time: 1:30-4:30pm EST

Cost for Non-students – $70 + HST = $79.10

Cost for Students – Free!

Register Here for the Health & Wellness with Ayurveda Workshop


Our body’s framework is at the centre of our ability to continue to move freely through life.  Diet, lifestyle and age can dramatically impact the health of our muscles and bones and decrease our quality of life.

At this workshop, learn how to increase the absorption of key nutrients, make small lifestyle changes and take daily preventative measures, in support of restoring and maintaining a strong Musculoskeletal System as we age.

Some of the questions that we will dive into….

  • How do I get enough Calcium?
  • Should I supplement with Collagen?
  • How can I keep my mobility as I age?
  • What are the ways to increase my bone strength and flexibility to avoid fractures?

Instructor: Heather Bulckaert, B.A., R.H.N. (@nourishnc)

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Time: 6:00-9:00pm EST

Cost for Non-students – $35 + HST = $39.55

Cost for Students – Free!

Register Here for the Bone & Muscle Health Workshop


Nutritional Fundamentals of Health (NFH) is a Canadian nutrauceutical company devoted to the development of professional-line products guaranteeing purity and potency.  

This webinar is designed to give you an understanding the NFH brand, including the science behind our formulas, and teach you clinical use of products, ensuring proper prescription to prospective clients. An invite to set up a professional account will be provided to those in attendance, giving you access to practitioner pricing and discounts, as well as clinical information, research and other useful learning tools. 

Dr. Jennifer Johrendt ND is a practicing Naturopath located in Carleton Place, Ontario, as well as the Territory Representative and Consultant for NFH in the region Eastern Ontario. She is the owner of Healthy Impact Naturopathic, and has been practicing Naturopathic Medicine for over a decade, treating all types of individuals with a special interest in health promotion through connection with self. 

Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Johrendt, BHsc., ND

Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022

Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm EST

Cost for Non-students – $35 + HST = $39.55

Cost for Students – Free!

Register Here for the Introducing NFH Workshop



Canadians are among the highest risk populations for developing osteoporosis. At this seminar, learn about:   

  • The ‘secret’ nutritional ingredients that BUILD bone that you won’t find in your multi-vitamin
  • How to maintain and build the mineral density of your bones while preventing urinary mineral loss
  • How to assess calcium and vitamin D labels more accurately for quality and content
  • The best bone support for individuals who use bone resorption-inhibitor drugs
  • How to compare relevant brand-name bone support products

Instructor: Andrea Bartels, BA, CNP, NNCP, RNT

Date: Monday, June 13, 2022

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm EST

Cost for Non-students – $35 + HST = $39.55

Cost for Students – Free!

Register Here for the Nutrients & Botanicals for Structural Support workshop.


Would you like greater financial abundance in your life?  Learn how to use the power of your subconscious mind to master the energy of money. Develop TRUST in the flow for accepting the prosperity of the Universe that is waiting for you to receive your highest good.


  • The root causes of your money challenges
  • Understand how your consciousness works
  • Release limiting beliefs and barriers to abundance and prosperity
  • Design a new abundant life with affirmations
  • Learn how to use visualization and the law of attraction to create what you want in your life

Instructor: Tina D’Angelo, Dip. F.H.P. CSEP-CPT (

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm EST

Cost for Non-students – $35 + HST = $39.55

Cost for Students – Free!

Register Here for the Money & Consciousness Workshop