Classes which may be taken without being enrolled in the program.

2017 Workshops

July 2017

Introduction To Plant Medicine

35 hours
Date: July 19-23, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily
Instructor: Robert D Rogers RH(AGH)

Join Robert for a walk on the wild-side and learn to identify local plants. Explore herbal theory and the many ways herbs can be of benefit in your daily life. Go home with the plant medicine you make!

Cost – $695.00. Includes the text introduction to Phytotherapy. Supplies for tincture making are a small additional cost.

Only 14 seats. This course will only run if all seats are filled.

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August 2017

The Northern Star College Annual Mystic Camp

Date: August 4-6, 2017
Instructor: Catherine Potter

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September 2017

Crystal and Stone Helpers

21 hours
Date: Sept. 2, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, 2017
Instructor: Skye MacLachlan

In shamanic cultures, gems are considered the first people of the earth. Learn to access the potent vibrational energy of gemstone helpers through shamanic journeying and various meditation practices.

Meditation and Breathwork

7 hours
Date: September 3, 2017
Instructor: Catherine Potter

There will always be constructive change and/or chaos in your life and the world – it is part of nature. What happens when you learn how to create and come back to a calm, clear, centered, breathing space? From this center you begin to tap into unexplored inner wisdom which results in the ability to create a more nourishing life and world.

Wholistic Physiology & Nutrition**

63 Hours
Runs: Fri. Sat. & Sundays, monthly Sept. 8 – Nov. 12/2017
Instructors: Robert Rogers and Laurie Szott-Rogers
Required course for a diploma; elective for a certificate.

Get to know your body in a wholistic way. Wholistic Physiology is a fresh new approach to body function more aligned with today’s understanding of chaos, string, and fractal theories.

The Wholistic Nutrition aspect of the course will focus on overall healthy eating. Food, after all, is our best medicine. Green smoothies, dehydrated food, bean power and fermentation will be explored.

October 2017

The Laws of Nature

7 hours
Date: October 7, 2017
Instructor: Catherine Potter

In this ” Practical Mysticism” workshop we will explore how, as one spiritually matures, we become more aware of and aligned with natural laws. Alignment with natural laws puts us in sync with our nature and the ‘flow of life’.

Introductory Embodied Astrology

Date: October 20, 2017 – June 2018
Instructor: Catherine Potter

Year 1 astrology courses may be taken without enrollment in program. Year one astrology students receive
33 on-line lessons and attend 4, three day, in-class workshops.

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November 2017

Exploring The Concept Of Reincarnation

7 hours
Date: November 5, 2017
Instructor: Catherine Potter

There is a story of a person who kept falling in the same hole – lifetime after lifetime.

What happens when we stop falling in the same hole? Enroll in this thought provoking workshop and find out.

December 2017

Intuitive Pathways

7 hours
Date: Dec 1, 2017
Instructors: Skye MacLachlan

“Intuition” comes from a Latin word that means ” to keep watch over”.
Intuition is a deep kind of knowing.
Each of us possesses at least one pathway to receive and interpret intuitive information.
Learn to understand and honor your unique pathway of intuitive knowing.

Inner Imagery

7 hours
Date: December 2, 2017
Instructor: Catherine Potter

Everyone has intuition! Learn how to access and utilize it in the creation of your life.

Gain greater insight as to why you attract certain types of people and situations into your world and how by changing your inner vision you change your life.

2018 Workshops

January 2018

Find and Feed Your Intuition

60 hours
Date: January – June 2018
Instructor: Laurie Szott-Rogers

Read more about the program on the Wise Woman Within page.

Herbology – Introductory **

84 hours
Start Date: January 12, 2018
Instructor: Robert Rogers

Become familiar with the plants in this region. Use what’s local to maintain or promote health. Body systems, such as the heart, kidneys, and liver will be discussed. Topics include herbal properties, constituents, and energetics. Herb walks and plant identification will be included. Robert now has a unique series of books on the body systems and regional plants, developed for this course. Students will be required to purchase these books, to deepen their studies.

February 2018

Astrology and Practical Mysticism


4 – month intermediate level course

Date: February 17 & 18, 2018


Instructor: Catherine Potter

Two day workshop followed by 16 weekly email lessons


Click to go to Embodied Astrology  and scroll down to Intermediate Level


June 2018

The Magic of Regional Mushrooms **

7 hours
Dates: Friday, June 9, 2018
Instructor: Robert Rogers

Learn about some local mushrooms, how to locate them, and their gastronomical and medicinal uses. Wear clothing appropriate for mushroom hunting.

July 2018

The Art of Communication

28 hours
Start Date: July 3 & 8, 2018. July 2 & 7, 2019
Instructor: Catherine Potter

If we change our communication can we change our life? What about the world? This course will give you tools to: Create a safe space for healthy communication. Develop the observer and let go of the judger. Clarify and communicate your needs and allow others to express theirs. Create healthy boundaries.

Family and Systemic Constellations

14 hours
Dates: July 5, 2018, July 4, 2019
Instructor: Jonathan Hooton

While we may imagine that we are separate individuals, the Family Constellations process demonstrates, in an embodied way, that we are embedded in the energies of our families, ancestors and culture. This work has profound depth revealing ‘entanglements’ that inhibit the flow of love from our ancestors and bringing to consciousness many issues that do not seem to be accessible in other ways. It provides great learning and a path to compassion in all the capacities we bring ourselves: observer, representative and/or with an issue.

Clear Your Clutter

14 hours
Dates: July 6, 7, 2018
Instructors: Skye MacLachlan

We will examine what clutter is and the impact it has on one’s life.

This will be followed with practical ways to release clutter and simplify your life.

Come prepared to transform your inner and outer clutter and reclaim the energy it has stolen!

September 2018

Iridology Introductory **

14 hours
Dates: Sept. 14-15, 2018, 9-5 p.m.
Instructor: Robert Rogers

The history, iris anatomy, constitutional and subtypes, pupil tonus and iacuna will be studied.

October 2018

Flower Essences – Introductory **

70 hours
Start Date: October 10-2018
Instructor: Robert Rogers and Laurie Szott-Rogers

This class explores the vibrational nature of flower essences, used for emotional and spiritual nurturing. Properties of Dr. Bach’s 38 essences, the Californian Flower Essence Societies 100 plus essences are discussed. We focus on personal growth, interviewing, deep personal transformations and working with clients.

2019 Workshops

January 2019

Birth Your Genius

72 hours
Start Date: January 5, 2019 – 9am-3pm
Instructor: Laurie Szott-Rogers

Read more on the Wise Woman Within page.

July 2019

Symbols That Shape Our Lives

14 hours
Date: July 5, 6, 2019
Instructors: Skye MacLachlan

Learn to recognize and understand the meaning of universal symbols.

We will explore how our attraction or repulsion to these archetypal symbols offers powerful clues that guide us on our life’s journey.

September 2019

Sacred Dream Cave

18 hours
Start Date: September 7, 2019 – 9am-3pm
Instructor: Laurie Szott-Rogers

Read more on the Wise Woman Within page.

2020 Workshops

July 2020

Beyond the Illusion of Time

7 hours
Date: July 7, 2020
Instructor: Catherine Potter

Looking at the past from the perspective of our present day awareness changes our perception of past events. We stand at the gateway to several different futures – is the most developed version of yourself creating your future?

Bits & Pieces – begin to recognize and integrate different aspects of yourself that may be frozen in time.


14 hours
Dates: July 10, & 11, 2020
Instructors: Skye MacLachlan

As Walt Disney said: “If you can dream it, you can do it”.

Visioning activates the power of your creative right brain to support the manifestation of your goals.

Learn how to apply the principles of visioning to any area of your life.

Professionalism and Ethics in the Workplace

7 hours
Date: July 9, 2020
Instructor: Catherine Potter

Why should we treat people fairly in the workplace? Are you mindlessly following company and societal rules?

In this “Mindful Ethics” workshop we utilise natural laws and holistic principles to create a personal and professional blueprint.

Practical Mysticism

Date: Check back for dates and course information
Instructor: Catherine Potter