Aromatherapy & Herbal Classes

Kolya Naturals offers a variety of classes and seminars in our Edmonton boutiques so you can learn to make beautiful skincare and other goodies with raw ingredients from natural plant sources, such as botanical butters, essential oils, plant waxes, and more. Feel free to sip a cup of organic, artisan tea from our Botanical Apothecary during the class- find our Tea Menu here! 

All of the ingredients we use in the classes are also available for purchase in our boutique, as well as by mail order (with International shipping available).

Classes are held at our Southside location only. This is a hands-on, cozy class where you will handcraft multiple products, and bring home FULL sizes to enjoy.

Excellent to note: We know wonderful things come in bunches, so buy a bundle of 4 classes & save 15% off!

Calendar of Classes

To sign up: Call 780.432.7955, or come in to our 109St. location to register.

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Body BalmsBody Balms

DIY Classes
Friday, Dec 1, 2017
5:00pm - 8:00pmLearn recipes using various ratios of pure oils, botanical...Read more

Body Balms

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Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Essential Oil BlendingEssential Oil Blending

DIY Classes
Sunday, Dec 3, 2017
1:00pm - 4:00pmLearn the basics of blending top notes, heart notes,...Read more

Essential Oil Blending

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Sunday, Dec 3, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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Creams and Facial BotanicalsCreams and Facial Botanicals

DIY Classes
Friday, Dec 8, 2017
5:00pm - 8:00pmPurpose: Learn various ways to mix carrier oils, essential...Read more

Creams and Facial Botanicals

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Friday, Dec 8, 2017
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Gift IdeasGift Ideas

DIY Classes
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pmLearn to handcraft unique, personalized gifts for friends,...Read more

Gift Ideas

Learn to handcraft...
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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DIY classes (hands-on style)

7115 – 109 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1B9

Blending Essential Oils

Blending Essential Oils

Learn the basics of blending top notes, heart notes, and base notes in various natural mediums.

You will handcraft:

  • scented cream
  • roll-on oil
  • “eau de toilette”
  • solid perfume
The Art of Tea Crafting

The Art of Tea Crafting

Learn the foundations of tea blending! Using herbs, teas and natural flavourings, let us introduce you to the art of crafting medicinal & artisan beverages.

You will handcraft:

  • a Beautiful Beverage Blend – for aesthetic beauty and flavour
  • a Digestive Blend – to support healthy digestion
  • a Nutritive Blend – to support health and vitality
  • a Naturally Flavoured Tea Blend – simply for pleasure
  • a Custom Tea Blend – created by you, for you
Creams and Facial Botanicals

Creams and Facial Botanicals

Learn various ways to emulsify carrier oils, essential oils, floral waters, and nutritive botanicals to promote healthy skin.

You will handcraft:

  • light lotion using emulsifiers
  • thick cream using only whole botanicals
  • moisturizing toner
  • nutritive serum
Home Spa DIY Class

Home Spa

Learn to make natural mixtures that relax, detoxify, and nurture the skin — for a perfect spa night at home.

You will handcraft:

  • cocoa butter bath truffles
  • botanical face masque
  • aromatic shower gel
  • body oil infused with essential oils
  • clay-based face cleanser
Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas

Learn to handcraft unique, personalized gifts for friends, family, kids, or teachers. And of course, it is always great to make them for you as well.

You will handcraft:

  • soy candle scented with essential oils
  • herbal dream pillows
  • aromatic room spray
  • natural bath bombs
  • comforting tea blend
Chemically Free Clean

Chemically-Free Clean

Learn to make your body and home spic and span clean with only pure and healthy ingredients.

You will handcraft:

  • deodorant
  • tooth polish
  • mouthwash
  • breath freshener
  • washing detergent
  • all-purpose cleaner
Body Balms

Body Balms

Learn how to create four different luxurious, waterless moisturizers for the face and body using pure oils, botanical butters, and natural beeswax.

You will handcraft:

  • light body balm
  • deep-moisture balm
  • lip balm
  • body butter (in a stick tube)
Cold and Flu

Cold and Flu Remedies

Handcraft herbal brews, salves and syrups that nurture and soothe the body from ailments such as coughs, fevers, and congestion as well as creating remedies that help to strengthen the immune system.

You will handcraft:

  • cough syrup
  • herbal immunity powder
  • sore throat spray
  • herbal vapor salve
  • chaga chai

Seminars (classroom style)

11810 – 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB T5K 2T8

Melt and Pour

Melt and Pour – $25

Discover a creative and simple way to make attractive and practical soaps, using pre-made Melt & Pour Soap Bases.

A few things to keep in mind…

Pricing

  • All DIY Classes are $85 + GST.
  • Classes must be pre-paid.
  • Present your valid student or senior card to receive 20% off regular class price.
  • Buy a Bundle—purchase 4 classes and save 15% off.
  • There will be shopping time after your classes—you will receive a 15% discount on all skincare and botanical ingredients such as herbs, essential oils, clays, bottles and additional classes. (Gift items such as books and candles are not included.)

Age Guidelines

  • As much as we would love to offer these classes to children, due to confined space, heating elements and the intensity of essential oils, we are unable to extend these classes to children under the age of 15.
  • We do, however highly recommend parents to take the classes and bring the knowledge and fun back into the comfort of your home so you can go at your child’s pace, and keep the handcrafting safe.

Cancellation Policy

  • If you need to cancel or transfer to another class, it must be done 72 hours (3 days) prior to the class date.
  • A full refund or credit will be given at this time.
  • If you become ill, please feel free to send someone in your place.
  • If there are less than 5 people registered for a class, we reserve the right to cancel 48-72 hours before the scheduled date—offering you a full refund or transfer credit.
  • Please note, the cancellation policy also applies to gift certificates—without sufficient notice, gift certificates will be considered redeemed.
  • We do our best to give a 48 courtesy reminder call.

Recommendations & Restrictions

  • Classes run approximately 2 hours depending on the class size, flow, etc.
  • Although we would love to offer these classes to children, we have an age limit of 15.
  • We do not recommend pregnant women or people with epilepsy take these classes.
  • Please let us know in advice if you have any allergies (ie. lanolin, specific botanicals)
  • We provide aprons; however, please wear comfortable clothing that may come in contact with oils, etc.
  • Bring a small box or bag to carry items home.
  • Bring a water bottle and snack, if needed.
  • Eat a meal with protein and veggies beforehand. We recommend not eating sugary foods as some people find they get light headed without a solid meal.

“Kolya’s Apothecary is one of those rare gems that I’m so grateful exists in Edmonton. I have attended four courses there so far, and I can’t say enough about the quality of instruction I’ve received. My expectations were far exceeded on all levels – the recipes, the completed items you take away from the courses and Kellie’s amazing knowledge and personality. However, the courses are not the only bright shiny spot of the Apothecary. Special note must be taken of the high quality and healthy products and the knowledgeable, enthusiastic and ever-helpful staff. Whenever I go into the store for a course or just to buy something, it’s like being on a mini holiday!”
—Shannon Walline

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!

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