Back Porch Soap Company, founded in 1998 by Marla Bosworth, is one of the first schools of natural skincare in the U.S. to offer online training for organic, clean beauty workshops in plant-based personal care products as well as candlemaking and cold process soapmaking classes. In addition to natural cosmetics online training, in-person workshops are held in New York City; Springfield, Illinois; and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Marla is well-known in the indie beauty community for sharing her knowledge of natural cosmetic and soap formulation along with her extensive background in entrepreneurship. She teaches experiential workshops that engage and empower students with knowledge in natural skincare formulation. A shamanic practitioner and energy soul coach, Marla speaks at corporate and private events, wellness gatherings and conferences around the world.