Crystal Soy Candle Making Workshop

Everyone loves candles, so come along and learn how to make soy candles!

105 mins Class size 1 to 10 (public classes), 6 to 20

label $95 - $99 (or 4 payments of $23.75 - $24.75 Afterpay)
($99 per guest when you book for 1+ guests, $95 for 4+ guests)

Who doesn't love candles? Beautiful flickering light, delicious smells and a gorgeous ornament.

Whether you are looking for a hobby to make gifts or want to start a new candle business venture, come along and join us for a fun day of candle making on the Gold Coast!

In this class, you will learn the basics of candle making and will also have choices of crystals, dried flowers and seashells to decorate your own DIY candles with.

You will learn:

  • The benefits of using soy wax in comparison to paraffin.
  • The dos and don'ts of safe soy candle making.
  • How to make your very own soy candles, tealight candles and wax melts.
  • About the different types of waxes and what temperatures to make good quality candles.
  • How to use fragrance oils in your candles.
  • The different types and sizes of wicks to use, colouring your candles and lots more!

At the end of this fun and relaxing workshop, you will not only take home your gorgeous creations but also new skills to continue this mindful hobby at home or start your own business venture in candle making!

Cancellation policy
We understand that things happen so please feel free to reschedule however if we do not have an upcoming class date (seven days notice required) you are welcome to gift your spot to someone else (someone might love that!).

Knowledge required
This is a beginners soy candle making class, so no prior experience is needed. You just turn up and be ready to have fun!
What you'll get
  • One medium candle jar
  • One clam-shell melt (these can be used in an oil burner)
  • Two tea light candles
  • A workbook
  • Delicious refreshments will be provided!
What to bring
Your smile and enthusiasm to have fun!
A small box or bag to take your fabulous candle goodies home!
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, hens party or bucks party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 10 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids, and must pay for a separate ticket.

This would also be a unique gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Holistic Psychology adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines.

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All materials have been sanitized and hand sanitiser will be made available for use at the venue. Hand washing facilities are available.

Molendinar, QLD

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Holistic Psychology
Holistic Psychology

4.9 (26)

At Holistic Psychology, we aim to help you with all things creation,relaxation and fun!

Did you know that creativity improves brain function?

Left brain activity is all the logical stuff and right brain activity is activating your creative spirit. This isn't woo-woo stuff, this is science.

Scientific evidence suggests that CREATIVITY has an impact on brain wave patterns, emotions, the nervous system and can raise your serotonin levels.

Serotonin is the key hormone that stabilises our mood, feelings of well-being, and happiness and let's face it, we could all use more of that, so our workshops are created to support your health and wellbeing.

Our founder Trudy Vesotsky, has been teaching in the areas of Behavioural Psychology, Business Development and Grant Funding for over 20 years.

When she lost her memory for four years, she took to mindfulness techniques (meditation, journalling, tai chi), creative art, crafts and cooking to fill her time. She believes that these were some of the best therapy exercises ever and soon after went on to run workshops in a range of topics.

She has taught 200+ Behavioural/Holistic Psychology workshop topics and she has also taught jewellery making, soy candle making, dry clay trinket making classes, soap making, vision board creation, flower arranging, colour therapy, digital creativity, painting and much more.

She believes that if we want to thrive in life (not just survive) we should practice ensuring that we enjoy a balanced lifestyle and that means, learning, creating, resting and play.

She loves cooking (yes she is Greek and loves eating lol) so we will also be offering cooking classes and we are very happy to have her son Michael join us to run his famous and delicious Vegan cooking classes.

Scroll down below to have a look at all our wonderful upcoming workshops.

We will always offer activities and workshops in all areas so that we can support you to succeed personally and professionally!

We look forward to connecting with you at one of our face to face or online workshops and in the words of Maya Angelou, "You can't use up creativity, the more you use the more you have".

Come create with us. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Much love x
and the Holistic Psychology Team

"Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun". - Mary Lou Cook

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Rhiannon Edwards Sep 2021

2 ClassBento workshops attended

Everything about the workshop was amazing. The information, the teacher, the location, the ingredients and finished result. It was an amazing way to spend a Sunday afternoon. I learned so much that I could do it myself, but I wanna go back and take more friends

Crystal Soy Candle Making Workshop review by Rhiannon Edwards

Julie Thomas Sep 2021

I would recommend Trudy and her team very highly to do the Crystal Soy Candle Making Workshop. We had a so much fun, we experienced professionalism, which we were guided through information that we could consider making products ourselves with full confidence. We can't wait to do another workshop again with Trudy and her team to make our new business a success
Jules & Liv

Lisa Davies Sep 2021

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

I loved the workshop. Trudy was great enthusiastic teacher.

Vanessa Cutayar Sep 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

What an awesome workshop, so much info on everything you need to know about candle making with a printout to take home as well so we can make more. So many options for our candles, was so much fun absolutely loved the workshop and my candles. Trudy is an amazing teacher with lots of patience. Thanks so much Trudy for a fantastic afternoon. Highly recommend this class to everyone. Can’t wait for the next one.

Erica Lang Sep 2021

Workshop was well presented with very useful information on tips and tricks

Illy Reitsma Jul 2021

Teacher was lovely. She was pretty knowledgeable for the beginner and people who want to make it out as a small business. she answered all your questions and took time to explain why. class ended a little sooner than expected and would have liked a little more hands on activities (we made 3x candles and 1x melt) but that logistically can be tricky with a larger class (8?ppl) . All In all, walked away with knowledge and confidence to make my own candles.

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Sharni Hughes Jul 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

The class was great. Teacher Trudy was amazing and had great knowledge. I have never done anything like this before, but can’t wait to look into another class.
Thanks Trudy

Crystal Soy Candle Making Workshop review by Sharni Hughes Sydney

Patricia Bruce Jun 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended

Absolutely loved it. Great content, tips, and left feeling confident that I could make my own candles.

Candle Making workshop review by Patricia Bruce

Whitney Robilliard May 2021

I really enjoyed the work shop, I learnt new things which is great it will help me alot. Thanks Trudy it was a fun afternoon.

Candle Making workshop review by Whitney Robilliard Sydney

Delphine Grandmaison May 2021

Absolutely loved this workshop, Trudy was very welcoming and whiling to teach during the all session. She prepared some snack, coffee, tea etc and we were feeling like at home with friends. Making the candles was so cool and interesting, I'm so impatient to be able to make my own ones now and I will probably go back for another workshop to get more tips and more fun.
Thank you Trudy

Crystal Soy Candle Making Workshop review by Delphine Grandmaison

Baru Miller Apr 2021

My girlfriends and I had a private class and we couldn’t be happier! We had so much fun and learnt a lot about making good quality soy candles. A very beautiful atmosphere and energy. Trudy is such a lovely lady and she thought of every detail! ❤️

Crystal Soy Candle Making Workshop review by Baru Miller

Karen Low Mar 2021

A huge THANK YOU to Trudy for this brilliant workshop. Was such a relaxing treat walking into the beautiful workshop space that Trudy had created for us, felt like being in a day spa. A lovely group of ladies, we had lots of fun and laughs, and enjoyed all the delicious refreshments provided. Trudy kept it simple and easy-to-follow for us first time beginners and we all made BEAUTIFUL candles, melts and tea lights.

The workshop was interactive, great fun, Trudy shared so much valuable information and provided plenty of helpful tips, and the workbook we received has all the information we need in a simple step-by-step process to follow so that we can easily continue making candles ourselves.

Thank you Trudy for this FANTASTIC workshop and for being such a terrific facilitator and teacher. I had so much fun and I thoroughly enjoyed being creative, decorating the candles, and taking home my beautiful creations. I am already very much looking forward to attending your next workshop. :-)

Zel Creswick Mar 2021

Trudy was very bubbly and welcoming with a beautiful set up, the materials provided where lovely and made for adorable candles, We had a fantastic time throughout the class and will defiantly look at attending more.

Candle Making workshop review by Zel Creswick Sydney

Nailah Seboa Mar 2021

Thank you so much for an amazing class Trudy :)
You made it truly beautiful ,welcoming and a warm atmosphere .I loved being part of a beautiful group of ladies , lots of laughter and so much to learn . Thank you for sharing your wealth of knowledge , I loved being part of your class :)
Look forward to attending another fabulous class !

Candle Making workshop review by Nailah Seboa

Trish Consoli Mar 2021

Trudy was amazing, so knowledgeable and very helpful.
Everything we needed was supplied and we made beautiful candles.
Would definitely recommend to do her class.

Mimi Graham Mar 2021

Very warm and inviting clean environment. The teacher was very professional, informative and a lot fun. I highly recommend it for anyone that is interested to learn candle making and I have no hesitation to attend further classes in the future

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