Stephen Leslie was trained by a yogi from the Himalayas for 19 years. He is a classically trained yoga meditator and has meditated daily for over 48 years. He has a Master of Science in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola College and was a mental health counselor for eight years.
For ten years he served as a hospice and hospital chaplain.
He is a published poet and public speaker and storyteller.
He is a Reiki Master and practices Qigong and Esoteric Yoga energy work.