Teaching and Speaking

Robert has taught plant medicine for more than 40 years, and Laurie has taught alternative healing for more than 30 years. Currently, they are directors and instructors at the Northern Star College of Mystical Studies.

Teaching – Northern Star College Programs

The Wise Woman Within, Intuitive Development Program

Program Director: Laurie Szott-Rogers

Date To Be Announced :)

Hear whisperings of the wisdom of the ancients alongside practical modern theories to strengthen your inner voice. This stream will explore mythological, archetypal, practical, and mystical ways to nurture and develop deep intuitive knowing. It will provide a consistent space to create and honour the soul in your life while developing intuitive skills and deepening self-trust. Read more about the Wise Woman Within Program

Here is a sample video of Laurie speaking about the Wise Woman Within Program

The Earth Spirit Medicine Herbal, Aromatherapy, and Flower Essence Program

Program Directors: Robert Rogers and Laurie Szott-Rogers

The courses in this stream are designed to equip the student with a strong background in plant medicine. Courses such as herbology and aromatherapy will provide a knowledge base of plant properties and techniques for using the plants therapeutically. Other courses in the stream will explore the spirit of plant medicine and give learners the opportunity to connect with the higher intelligence of both plants and clients, by integrating intuitive skills. Read more about the Earth Spirit Medicine Program…

What is the Earth Spirit Medicine Program About? from Laurie on Vimeo.

Here is an 8-minute video about the Earth Spirit Medicine Program


The Practical Potions, On-line, Aromatherapy, Apprenticeship Adventure.

Our Practical Potions Aromatherapy Program now has two levels. Besides taking the practical potions certificate program you can also enroll in an advanced program where you will learn more about essential oils, and how to create your own product more professionally.

You can take a full diploma in Aromatherapy, online at the Northern Star College. The diploma is earned when two separate courses, firstly the Certificate from completing Practical Potions, Introductory, Apprenticeship Adventure, which is currently available, as well as the Advanced Practical Potions Apprentice Program.

Go to the Practical Potions program page to find out more. We offer a Free Cruise sample where you can learn more about aromatherapy and see if you wish to join our program.

Speaking Engagements


Topics include:

Dream Fundamentals
Learning the Language of Dreams
Using Dreams for Self-Understanding

The Goddess Personality Types – An overview of many goddesses, or an in-depth workshop on each of the Greek 8 powerhouses.
Healing Modern Wounds with Ancient Wisdom


Topics include:

Medicinal Aromatherapy
Medicinal Herbs
Menopause, Herbs for Seniors or Children
Herb/ Drug Interactions
Wild Edibles
Medicinal Mushrooms of North America
Bio and mycoremediation
Integrative Health Care

Robert’s Fees

1-3 Hours $500.00 – $800.00
Full-Day $1,400.00 -$1,900.00

Travel and Accommodation are Not Included.


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