In 2002, Nicola Biggs founded Kolya Naturals Apothecary in Edmonton, AB. Kolya is Edmonton’s original Apothecary, Herbal Learning Kitchen, Natural Skincare Boutique & Organic Day Spa.
Nicola has been working with natural health and healing since 1994. She studied in Alberta through Wild Rose College along her journey of lifelong learning, including:
-Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology (concentrating on cultural medicine) from the U of A.
-Certified in Massage Therapy from Grant MacEwan Community College.
-Diploma in Plant Spirit Medicine and Intuitive Counselling from Northern Star College of Mystical Studies.
-Apprenticed under Rosemary Gladstar in her program “The Science & Art of Herbalism” at Sage Mountain.
-Level II certificate from Aftelier Perfumes, studying under renowned natural perfumer, Mandy Aftel.