Scholes was born in England and has been living in the US since
Since that time Michael has trained with many leading teachers in aromatherapy and has personally trained over 15,000 students and has over 7,500 hours of teaching experience. He is the president of Los Angeles based Laboratory of Flowers, a company specializing in therapeutic grade essential oils and related products for treatments. Michael teaches in Japan, Hong Kong, Canada, New York, and Mexico. Michael splits his time between teaching, consulting, writing, product development, intuitive aromatic readings and essential oil research. He teaches a five day certification course world wide in addition to specialty classes and workshops. He is the author of two books on aromatherapy as well as several aromatherapy home study courses, including a 300 hour diploma course and teacher training program.
In addition, Michael offers aromatherapy residential programs
and specialty training's to specific groups. He also offers customized
and pre-formulated products for specific conditions that include Restorative
Therapy and Chi Massage. His latest interest is combining the emotional
and spiritual aspects of healing within an aromatic model combined with
personal growth and integration. He has presented this groundbreaking
work to the Inner Search Foundation Healing School in Virginia since 2001-2005
as well as in New York at the New York Aromatic Healing School, from 2002
to 2005. In his role as an instructor and lecturer, Scholes has become
a leading spokesperson for aromatherapy in America often consulting with
large corporations. His knowledge of aromatherapy is sought after for
his skill as a master blender.