About the Founders

Tani Thole and Leslie Rogers founded the Light Dark Institute out of a passion for sharing the ways that exploring our dark sides can be used for deep transformation and healing. Tani is a highly trained and certified energy healer specializing in healing core wounds and defense patterns from childhood. Leslie is a certified relationship and desire coach specializing in the use of play to convert shame into power. 

The Full Experience

We invite you to learn more about our signature offering, the Light Dark Experience – a 3-day personalized intensive that will take you deep into your shadow, liberate you from what’s holding you back, give you a new level of power, and open your heart. 

"I never dreamed in a million years that bringing out my shadow side would be so liberating."
– Tom G. IT Analyst. Austin, TX