This course is Organic * Vegan * Cruelty-Free * Palm-Free
Beginner to Intermediate Class
This is a hands-on workshop journey experience offered by Marla Bosworth. In this nature and spiritual energy-inspired workshop you will learn ways to use wildcrafted botanicals and healing modalities in cold process soap. You'll also have the pleasure of meeting other interesting and likeminded people in this workshop (new friendships are often made).
When you think of your favorite place in nature, whether it's a city park or your backyard, there is an energy we can capture and put into soaps - and other products for that matter. But tonight we put our attention on soap. We can create "blueprints" of that feeling and infuse it with our energy and botanicals (and more) from that area to capture that feeling for ourself (a reminder as we use the product later) or share with others (as gifts or in a product line). This is much deeper and sacred than just calling our soaps "infused" or "infused with energy."
Marla will share with you what she has been doing for a lifetime as an alchemist. It began when she was a child in central Illinois and would create infusions with botanicals found walking in the woods, forgaging in fields or in her parents garden. Later in life when she created her botanical beauty company she began creating soaps in Massachusetts and captured the energy of the Atlantic ocean and Cape Cod in her bodycare line. Then she moved onto Jackson Hole, Wyoming where she worked with the energy of wild animals, the Rocky Mountains and the plethora of botanicals growing in the valley.
Customers would come into her store and tell her how her products envoked memories of hiking on trails in Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Park. They would hold the soap - some knowing and others not - that the vibrational frequency in the soap brought memories and oftentimes emotional healing.
This class is intended for beginning and experienced soapmakers as well as healers, lightworkers, massage therapists, yoga enthusiasts, and anyone interested in wildcrafting, alchemy, energy healing, sacred earth energies and cold process soapmaking. If you have an interest in creating any kind of cold process soap this class is for you.
Student will receive hands-on experience, an information-packed class handout with instructions, recipes and valuable supplier list.
What we will cover:
How to work with lye safely (you're going to measure and mix your own), how to formulate a great soap recipe, where to buy supplies and everything "cold process" that you want to know!
How wildcrafted botancials and energy sets your soaps apart from what others are selling.
How to blend in the earth energy with what you are creating.
How working with earth energy can help save our planet.
Understanding sacred earth energy and how it ties into higher consciousness.
More of What Makes This Workshop Unique:
A small, intimate class of 10 likeminded students.
Each student will bring out their inner alchemist by making their own batch of soap from scratch. You'll select wildcrafted botanicals as well as create your own essential oil blend.
Marla creates high experential workshops - a holistic perspective of learning by transforming new information. If you've ever attended any of her classes you know the energy she creates is positive, supportive, educational and fun.
Marla is the CEO of Back Porch Soap Company. She has been making green beauty products and soap for 20 years. She is a Reiki Master, intuitive and spiritual healer based in Boulder, Colorado.
Date: Thursday, March 23
Time: 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Course Fee: $198 early bird rate. Regular rate of $248 thereafter. (We've increased our course fees because we have made our classes smaller for a more personalized learning experience.) Fee includes workshop, materials, supplies, ingredients and a valuable handout with recipes, formulation tips, instructions and a list of our favorite suppliers.
Little Shop of Crafts (private studio within the store)
711 Amsterdam Ave. at 94th Street, New York City
If you have questions please contact Marla Bosworth (not the venue).
Note: All classes must be prepaid in full. Due to venue rental contracts and Marla's travel and accommodation commitments, we do not offer refunds nor credits on classes missed. If you would like to send someone in your place, please let us know 24 hours prior to class.
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