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Original Art accepted and revealed at DAMNED VII - an Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness, October 2014. The piece, entitled "The Birth of Hir" by Leslie Blackburn, is a deeply introspective and vulnerable inquiry into gender and sexuality.


Leslie presented her "Sacred Sexuality and Healing through Body Wisdom" at the Michigan Academy of Science Arts & Letters Conference at Saginaw Valley State University back in 2011, and the abstract has now been published in the compilation. Read more>> 


"Normal is Just a Button on a Washing Machine", by Leslie Blackburn published in Body Mind Spirit Guide, Dec 2013 issue, gives some great foundational tools for your practice of self-awareness and transformation. Article see pg 18-19>>


Leslie is honored to have been a part of a conceptual television pilot ("Sex, Love & Laughter") filmed in 2013, here's a little sneak peek of some footage from here at Mystery School of the Temple Arts Watch now>>

Crazy Wisdom Article

"Spiraling Into Ourselves: The Energetic Healing Path of Sacred Sexuality" article by Leslie Blackburn, published in the Crazy Wisdom Community Journal, May-Aug 2013 issue, gives a great introduction to the Sacred Sexuality teachings of Mystery School of the Temple Arts.


Leslie is honored to have been interviewed and featured in "People We Love" by "I'd Tap That" a sex positive resource for young people (and people young at heart!) in Toronto...A fun exciting interview, you can read it here>>


Tantric Energy Touch workshop - now available on CD!! - announcing the first of the Mystery School of the Temple Arts workshops to be available on CD!

So exciting! Leslie Blackburn has published a new workshop CD! "Tantric Energy Touch" a guided, practical introduction to exploring energy through breath, sound, movement, visualization and touch. Have you wanted to attend a class but were a little nervous about the group setting? Explore a live Tantric Energy Touch class in the comfort of your home, with a partner or by yourself, with this audio CD! Read more by browsing the images of the CD cover, inside, back at this link: Buy now>>



Announcing New Integrative Medicine Documentary!

We are honored to have had Christopher Essey, Thinking Eye Productions, here at the Temple to interview Leslie to be part of an upcoming Film Web Series & Documentary. Check out a sneak peek preview - Leslie Blackburn - Thoughts on Conventional Medicine    

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Save the date! Midwest Women's Herbal Conference - June 7-9th, 2013, Wisconsin - Centered in the Wise Woman Tradition, the Conference provides a gathering space to focus on earth-centered healing, nourishment, and the plants that grow around us. From the ground up, we connect to weave ourselves, our families, and our communities back into the dynamic spiral of health. Leslie will be leading several key workshops: "Sacred Sexuality - What is it?" and "Sacred Sexuality - How Boundaries Support Freedom", as well as holding space for our young girls in a sacred discussion circle. More details of the workshops and the conference will be announced as we get closer to the event! Details>>


EqualEyez: Campout reTreat - Sep 21-23, 2012, Michigan - announcing, Leslie Blackburn will be teaching a Sacred Sexuality/Tantra workshop and Dixon's Violin will be sharing a live, transformational performance at this conscious retreat experience, honoring mind, body and spirit! Healthy meals included (with a raw option!) Details>>

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Announcing New timeslot for Radio Show!

So exciting! Leslie Blackburn is hosting a monthly radio program! "Sacred Sexuality with Leslie Blackburn" listen live on Body Mind Spirit Radio every 3rd Tuesday of each month from 10-11am (EST) Read More>>

live painting Live Painting at Kirtan! Leslie was honored to have moved, danced, sang, and channeled energy onto the canvas in the form of paint at the Peacemaker Kirtan, Brighton, MI, April 2012! The final 4x6 ft canvas was painted live during the 1 1/2 hr kirtan experience!
Sirius Rising at Brushwood Folklore Center

Sirius Rising, July 16-22, 2012, is an eclectic week-long festival in Sherman, NY that nurtures creative and spiritual potential by bringing together, involving and teaching the community. We invite you to join us as Dixon's Violin shares his musical magic, Leslie shares two workshops: "Tantric Energy Touch", and "Yin Yoga", and together Dixon and Leslie share a special performance that will inspire! Details about Sirius Rising here>>


Announcing New Spiritual Documentary!

We are honored to have had an amazing film crew here at the Temple to interview Leslie to be part of an upcoming Spiritual Documentary. Stay tuned for more about the release of the film when that information becomes available!   


New Video! Sacred Sexuality: How Boundaries Support Freedom Leslie "Light Bearer" Blackburn, Sacred Sexual Healer & Transformational Guide, shares how, counter to the way they are often perceived, our boundaries actually support freedom & bliss!

Video>> See Sacred Sexuality Resources page for this video and more.

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New! Leslie is honored to have been the guest on the Women's Empowerment Circle Tues Feb 7, 2012, 7pm, on Body Mind Spirit Radio. She was interviewed by Barbra White author, and spiritual teacher and Pat Krajovic healer and transformational breath teacher. We discussed what it means to be an empowered woman, what is a woman's greatest gift, and sacred sexuality. Letting go into Orgasm, trusting our sexual energy, and feminine/masculine energies are also discussed. You are invited to participate as Leslie shares a special meditation at the end of the program as well! Listen from the archives!

Sacred Sexuality video

New Video! Sacred Sexuality: What is this work all about? Leslie "Light Bearer" Blackburn, Sacred Sexual Healer & Transformational Guide, walks us through the basics of Sacred Sexual Healing.

Video>> See Sacred Sexuality Resources page for this video and more.

Emotional Body video

New Video! Sacred Sexuality: The Emotional Body Leslie "Light Bearer" Blackburn, Sacred Sexual Healer & Transformational Guide, walks us through the basics of the Emotional Body.

Video>> See Sacred Sexuality Resources page for this video and more.

My Own Story video

New Video! Sacred Sexuality: My Own Story Leslie "Light Bearer" Blackburn, Sacred Sexual Healer & Transformational Guide, shares her own story from her heart.

Video>> See Sacred Sexuality Resources page for this video and more.

Overcoming Fears video

New Video! Sacred Sexuality: Overcoming Fears & Finding Your Truth Leslie "Light Bearer" Blackburn, Sacred Sexual Healer & Transformational Guide, addresses some of the fears surrounding Sacred Sexuality and guides us toward finding inner truth.

Video>> See Sacred Sexuality Resources page for this video and more.


New! Costa Rica - A Transformational Journey with Leslie Blackburn and Dixon's Violin! Registration now CLOSED for 2012, contact us if you'd like to join in the future! Explore deeper self awareness and open to the energies of life and love in a relaxing, rejuvenating and powerful retreat to Costa Rica! Group size is limited, contact Leslie if you are interested! Details!!>>

Listen to internet radio with BodyMindSpirit Radio on Blog Talk Radio

New! If you missed it live, listen in now to the radio interview with Leslie Blackburn, the guest of Annette Aben on her "In Touch" Interview series at Body Mind Spirit Radio.  Learn more about what Sacred Sexuality is all about and how to overcome obstacles to experiencing your fullest pleasure and bliss!  Also, learn what to expect in classes and private sessions with Leslie! Get to know more about Leslie, Sacred Sexuality and Mystery School of the Temple Arts through her live energy of joy, wisdom and giggles! Originally aired Wednesday October 19th, 7-8pm EST, now available to listen from the archives!

Leslie at Ignite

Leslie Blackburn is honored to have been the grand finale presenter at Ignite Detroit 2 on April 14th, 2011. She passionately shared her story about the power of healing & transformation entitled: "Transformation from Engineer to Sacred Sexual Healer - Learning to Let Go!" Stunning venue, registration approached 1000 people! Videos now available! See Video>>


October 13th, 15th & 16th, 2011: Leslie will be presenting at the Sexuality & Consciousness Experiential Symposium in Toronto, Canada! This is a wonderful opportunity to explore the Sacred Sexuality and Consciousness teachings from acclaimed international and local presenters, at a location not far from our local Detroit area! Details>>

If you are interested in attending or have any questions let me know, and when you register mention that Leslie Blackburn referred you! This helps support our local Mystery School of the Temple Arts right here in the Detroit area!


Leslie Blackburn is excited to announce her new blog!: Insights on Love, Spirit, and Sexuality, from Leslie Blackburn, "Light Bearer", Sacred Sexual Healer & Transformational Guide Read it here! Keep an eye on the "Blog Archive" in the right side bar as new posts are added, and subscribe (see "Follow" options in the right side bar) to get notices when new posts are added. Blog>>


Inspired by recent travels to Sedona, Arizona for the 10th Annual Conference of Sacred Sexuality and Consciousness Educators, Leslie Blackburn shares some stories in the latest Mystery School of the Temple Arts newsletter. Subscribe>> and Read it in the Blog>>


Voting and judging are in! Leslie Blackburn is excited and honored to be selected to present at Ignite Detroit 2 on April 14th. Register for free tickets here!


Michigan Academy of Science Arts & Letters Conference, Leslie Blackburn is honored to have been selected to present at the Women's Studies section of this gathering of scholars. Contact Leslie if you are interested in attending her presentation of "Sacred Sexuality and Healing through Body Wisdom" as a guest. Friday March 11th, 2011, Saginaw Valley State University. Read more here: Conference Details and Abstracts>>

Announcing the Opening of "Embracing the Lotus Yoga Sanctuary"! Yoga classes in collaboration with studio owner Lisa Phelps. Opening Jan 18th, Basic Hatha Yoga classes: Tuesdays 5:30pm with Lisa, Thursdays 8:45am with Leslie Details>>

Local Business Paves Path to Self-Realization
"Dearborn resident Leslie Blackburn hopes to encourage personal healing through her company, One Space LLC." Tuesdays 5:30pm with LisaFeatured article on! Read more>>


"Leslie Blackburn on Intimacy with the Self and Others" Article and Video Interview by Jane Fader: "I had the pleasure of talking with Leslie Blackburn, MS about the "Improving Intimacy and Connection" workshop that she will be holding at the Detroit Flyhouse on December 5 from 6:00-9:00pm. From over an hour of footage, this is one of my favorite conversations."

Burning Man...Stepping into the Light Ecstasy.  Bliss.  Freedom.  Connection.  Love. My experience of transformation... an article by Leslie Blackburn, see also Feature article published on-line in the December 2010 issue of Natural Awakenings and on pg 33 of the print issue. Read more>>
20% off All In-Stock Prints now thru Dec 31st: Details>>! Plus see One Space on Etsy for handpainted gift ideas, including frame drums and journals. Gift certificates for any service also available in any denomination! Yoga, Meditation, Sacred Sexual Healing, Reiki are some of the many possibilities, contact Leslie to inquire.

"From Savage Love to Sacred Sexuality" Article by Jane Fader, "While so many sex educators use a language that is chillingly medical, highly intellectualized, or harshly excerpted from the commercial raunch culture that flavors so many articulations of contemporary sexuality, Leslie Blackburn speaks from a place of joy, giggles and wisdom...." Read more>>

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Interpretive Fire Dance Performance
Leslie will be performing live with Dixon's Violin, Saturday Oct 30 at DAMNED III - An Exhibition of Enlightened Darkness.  Blending intuitive movement with energy flow, this will be a special transformative experience of sound, fire, shadow and form.

dixon_leslie Performance Video! A performance from my heart, weaving and sharing energy, inspired by music that touches my soul. I am so excited to share this recent video featuring Dixon's Violin and Leslie Blackburn of Detroit Flyhouse! Recorded by Sue Peel at Detroit Raqs 2010. Check out the video on YouTube
dixon Special Performances! Leslie is collaborating with Dixon's Violin for some special performances, yoga and live music events at Lakes of Fire, June 25 & June 26, Michigan Details>>
Awakening Transformation: Clearing the Past and Claiming the Future I am honored and excited to share an upcoming event featuring Deborah Austin, intuitive healer and amazing teacher of metaphysics and spirituality. Saturday June 26th, Brighton, Michigan. Details>>
leslie Upcoming Aerial and Fire Performances! Leslie is performing with Detroit Flyhouse Friday June 4th, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens MI and Saturday June 5th Buena Vista Nights, Detroit MI Details>>

Happy Birthday One Space!  Celebrating 3 years on May 23, 2010, those in attendance at the One Love: Sacred Sexual Healing workshop that day will receive a special $40 discount on future private sessions with Leslie. Please inquire for details! Mystery School of the Temple Arts "One Love: Find it Within; Share it with All!"

DetroitRaqs Sat May 8 Detroit Raqs THE Detroit Area Belly Dance Convention, workshops include Aerial taught by Leslie and Ania of Detroit Flyhouse from 3:30-5:30pm and the Saturday night performances include Leslie solo on Aerial silk with music by Dixon's Violin Details>>

New date!! Sun May 23, 2010, 10am-1pmOne Love: Sacred Sexual Healing Workshop,  Are you willing to look inside yourself?  To open to the potential of deep healing and love for yourself as a foundation from which to step into your personal power, manifest your desires and connect deeply with others? Details>> or browse Mystery School of the Temple Arts

Interview on "Art & Design Show", program aired on Grosse Pointe War Memorial Television: John Sauve interviews Leslie Blackburn >> the artistry and birth of One Space, Detroit Flyhouse aerial, and emergence of the Sacred Sexuality teachings now available at Mystery School of the Temple Arts...

Sun Feb 28, 2010, 6-7pm; Female Ejaculation! Every Woman Needs to Know About This! "OMG female what?!" Oh yes ladies, it is for real and it illuminates new dimensions of spiritual, emotional and physical release, healing and bliss. Once honored as sacred in ancient temples, the female ejaculation experience is little known and commonly misunderstood in today's age. So what is this all about? Join in an intro chat to learn more...Ladies only for this one! ;) browse Mystery School of the Temple Arts

meditation Sat Feb 6 "How to Blur A Line", hosted by White Room Prioductions and Motor City Movie House an exploration in art and performance, original painting Chalice on exhibit. Details>>
awakening Article on Awakening Consciousness published in Natural Awakenings, the Dec 2009 issue Article>>
flower of life Yoga with Live Music!! "Live music is playing at a yoga class near you - let it take you out of your head and in to a new groove!" Live music with Yoga is here in the Metro Detroit area! Next up: TBA Details>>
Erotica Ball Detroit Erotica Ball Sat Oct 25, Leslie Blackburn performed as part of the Detroit Flyhouse Performers (sensual duo trapeze) plus seven original paintings on exhibit
mystery New!! Announcing: Mystery School of the Temple Arts! Sacred Sexuality. For some these two words in the same phrase seem contradictory, when in fact, our sexual energy is the most fundamental creative force in the Universe. It's what created us! It's a powerful potential for emotional release, improving our health and relationships with others, manifesting our heart's desires, and for illuminating a path of connection with Ultimate Bliss, Enlightenment and the Divine. Are you ready for the Mystery?! Details>>
article Article on Sacred Geometry!! Check out the Sept 2009 issue of Natural Awakenings for an article on Sacred Geometry (see pg 18), Classes available! Details>>
leslie Article on Yoga!! Check out the Health and Fitness supplement of the Arab American News for an article on the benefits of Yoga (see pg 23), or simply Download/view the PDF here. Private Sessions available by appointment! Details>>
flower of life Sacred Geometry Lunch & Learn today was fabulous! Special thanks to Salad Wrappers, 1041 Howard St in Dearborn, for donating the awesome vegetarian wraps for lunch!
expo Dearborn Women's Expo was a huge success! Congratulations to our Raffle Winners (4 winners: Carrie, Cheryl, Karen & Lisa). Prizes included a signed 8x10 print of original artwork plus three 1-week Unlimited Yoga gift cards courtesy of Sattva Yoga Center in Dearborn (thank you Chuck!)
drawing Leslie Blackburn supports Jean Houston with live Visual Art interpretations of lectures at: Jean Houston's East Coast Mystery School, 2009 Details >>
555show 555 Gallery presents "The 5 Senses Masquerade" Sat Feb 21, 8pm-12am, Leslie Blackburn performing as part of the Detroit Flyhouse Performers (aerial antics on the fabrics!) plus eight original paintings on exhibit
drum Check out the new One Space shop on Etsy for original paintings, hand-painted drums & journals and more
Paintings: Check out the galleries for some new images!
New classes announced, see Calendar of Events: Meditation Basics for Beginners, Sri Yantra - Construction & Ancient Wisdom, Sacred Geometry 101
Summer 2008: MicroCoSM Gallery, New York, NY. "Soul to Soul - Square Foot Summer show", three original paintings by Leslie Blackburn, opening August 1st - runs through Monday, Sept 1st Details >>
August 10, 2008 Visit the One Space booth at the 4th Annual Yoga for Peace - free festival in the park, Dearborn, MI Photos from 2007
Interview on Radio Free Nashvile: Dawn Kirk, host of "Wake Up & Live" recently interviewed Leslie Blackburn on the topics of Sacred Sexuality and Sacred Geometry,
Details from Dawn>> The 3/29/08 interview is now available, listen from the archives!!
Pathways to Presence: On March 15-16, One Space & Cosmic Door Productions presented the first of a series of workshops on Embodying the Divine Feminine, a huge success! Photos & Blog >> Audio Recordings of this two day event are now available, $80 for the complete set, contact Paul Briggs to order!
Interview on BeyondZen: editor Kris Vockler interviews Leslie Blackburn >> an exploration of the artist, engineer, yogini
Sacred journey to Egypt: an amazing spiritual journey to an ancient land. Photos & Blog>> painting inspired by my vision of the integration of masculine & feminine at Sakkara.

Summer 2007: MicroCoSM Gallery, New York, NY. Summer show included three original paintings by Leslie Blackburn with original music composed and recorded by Paul Briggs.
Details >>
Photos & Music from the Event >>

Thanks for visiting us at the 3rd Annual Yoga for Peace Festival, Dearborn, Michigan! Photos from the Event >>



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