Back Porch Soap Company, founded in 1998 by Marla Bosworth, is a leading New York City business that hosts workshops in organic soapmaking, candle making and plant-based skincare. 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 healing, natural skincare formulation. Marla is a shamanic practitioner and energy soul coach. She speaks at corporate events, private parties, wellness events and conferences around the world.