January 12 – January 16, 2020

2nd Annual NHA Balance for Life Health Retreat

Jumpstart Your New Year with a Fresh Start

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Dr. Michael Klaper

Physician and Speaker

Jumpstart Your New Year with a Fresh Start

Join me at Balance for Life Florida and take charge of your life and take control of your health. Whole food, plant-based nutrition can help. I’m excited to announce that I will be a speaker at the NHA Balance for Life Health Retreat. The event will also feature lectures by well-known presenters on a plant-based whole foods lifestyle. These speakers include Dr. Frank Sabatino, Dr. Stephen Esser, Brenda Davis, Jayney Goddard, and Alese Jones.


Use Code KLAPER2020 to save $200 on our 5-Day Retreat. Offer expires 12/31/19.


NHA Balance for Life Health Retreat Featured Speakers

Powerful Presentations: Through education, we want to inspire, motivate and lead people to action in changing or improving their individual health through a whole food, NO SUGAR, OIL OR SALT plant-based eating approach.

Director Frank Sabatino, D.C. Ph.D

Dr. Frank Sabatino is the past Health Director of the Shangri-La Natural Hygiene Institute in Bonita Springs , FL, the Regency Health Resort and Spa in Hallandale, FL and Health Director-Owner of Ocean Jade Retreat in Lauderdale by the Sea, FL, where he cared for, lectured and inspired thousands of people over the past 40 years. He is currently the director of the Balance for Life Retreat Program in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Balance Your Life Retreat is a vegan lifestyle education center specializing in plant-based vegan nutrition, health rejuvenation, stress management, and therapeutic fasting and detoxification.

Plant Nutrition, Gut Microbiota & Mind-Body Health

The Plant-Based Fountain of Youth: Why Stop at 100? 

(Schedule subject to change)

Mark Huberman

Attorney Mark Huberman is the President of the National Health Association and Editor of Health Science magazine.  He has adhered to a whole-food, plant-based vegan diet for all of his 68 years and credits his excellent health to the pioneering vision of his parents, Max and Ruth Huberman, who had the foresight to recognize the profound benefits of this lifestyle long before most others.  His parents operated a legendary health food store in Boardman, Ohio for more than 33 years where they influenced countless individuals to change their diet and lifestyle and regain and preserve their health.

Brenda Davis, R.D.

Brenda Davis, R.D., a registered dietitian, is a leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker. As a prolific nutrition and health writer, she has co-authored 11 books with over 800,000 copies in print in 14 languages. Her most recent works include Kick Diabetes Essentials (2019), The Kick Diabetes Cookbook (2018), Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition (2014) and Becoming Vegan: Express Edition (2013). Brenda has been a featured speaker at medical and nutrition conferences in over 20 countries on 5 continents. She is also co-author of several peer-reviewed journal articles. Brenda is the lead clinical nutrition specialist for the diabetes intervention project in the Marshall Islands and recently completed a lifestyle intervention demonstration program in Lithuania. Brenda is a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Deconstructing Keto and Paleo Diets

(Schedule Subject to Change)

Dr. Stephan Esser

Dr. Esser is a lifetime advocate for Plant-Based nutrition. He completed residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and a Sports Medicine fellowship at Mayo Clinic. He is a nationally sought after speaker and writer on topics related to Lifestyle Medicine and Plant-based nutrition. He runs healthy living seminars and retreats in Jacksonville, FL.

Jayney Goddard

Jayney Goddard MSc FCMA FRSM, is one of the world's leading experts in the natural anti-aging and integrative medical fields. A hugely popular author, inspirational speaker and Television/Radio presenter, she has written several books, including the ground-breaking bestsellers "Rewind Your Body Clock: The Complete Natural Guide to a Happier Healthier Younger You" for Watkins UK/Penguin Worldwide and “Complementary and Alternative Medicine: What Really Works” for Harper Collins. She is President of The Complementary Medical Association – the leading professional membership association for elite health professionals, training schools and spas/retreats.  Jayney has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine – which is testament to the importance and relevance of her work in the health field. Jayney also works globally with governments to standardize natural healthcare practice and most recently testified before the Whitehouse Commission for Integrative Health where her recommendations were accepted unanimously.  Respected internationally as a keynote Speaker and Lecturer, everything Jayney recommends, although natural, is based in solid scientific research, so that you know that all her recommendations are safe and effective. 

Grow Younger NOW by Harnessing the Age-Rewind Power of Love, Happiness, Kindness and Compassion

(schedule subject to change)

Alese Jones

Alese’s teaching is grounded in over 25 years of experience in asana practice and 10 years in meditation and holds a BFA in Dance from New York University. She received her teacher training in 1982 from Swami Satchidananda’s Integral Yoga Certification. Alese is dedicated to sharing these practices and offers private, group classes and workshops in service to a conscious life awakening to its full potential. Her skilled approach and intuitive abilities make her classes rewarding and challenging.

Dr. Michael A Klaper M.D.

Michael A. Klaper, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago.  He received postgraduate training in internal medicine, surgery, anesthesiology, and orthopedics at University of British Columbia teaching hospitals in Vancouver and obstetrics at the University of California at San Francisco. He has practiced acute care medicine in Hawaii, Canada, California, Florida and New Zealand and for the past 35 years us been focusing upon health-promoting food and lifestyle choices to help prevent the need for hospitalization and surgery.

What I Wish I Learned in Medical School About Nutrition

Thriving On a Plant-based Diet

(Schedule Subject to Change)


Package Pricing

Register online or call 954-947-5888 to make your reservation. Click the thumbnails or titles to secure tickets. 

5-Day All-Inclusive Retreat

  • Pricing starts at $289 per day.
  • Includes: Plant-Based Vegan Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Fitness Class and Yoga
  • Talks and Demos by our presenters
  • Pricing does not include accommodations.

Plant-Based Paradise Commuter Pass

  • Pricing starts at $299
  • Includes: Plant-Based Vegan Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Fitness Class and Yoga
  • Talks and Demos by our presenters
  • Pricing does not include accommodations

Book Your Accommodations at the Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort

The Location of the NHA Balance for Life Retreat is being held at the Wyndham Deerfield Beach Resort in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Our full-service resort in Deerfield Beach provides stunning floor-to-ceiling panoramic views and impeccable service in a highly desirable oceanfront location. You’ll be just 33 footsteps from the fine white sand of Deerfield Beach.

Room accommodations are not included in the daily rate. A Group Rate has been reserved for our guests starting as low as $229

For Reservation Call:

1.800.663.9292 or 954.947.588 


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2096 NE 2nd St,
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

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Balance For Life Florida Questions

Submit your question to the Balance For Life Florida team. This includes the following events and programs.

  • Water Fasting
  • Plant-Based Food Program
  • Juice Cleanse Program