Alejandro Chaoul-Reich

Alejandro Chaoul-Reich, Ph.D. has studied in the Tibetan spiritual traditions since 1989, and for nearly 30 years in the Bön Tradition with Yongdzin Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche, His Holiness Lungtok Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche, and Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. He completed the 7-year training with Ligmincha International and is a Senior Teacher for The 3 Doors. He holds a Ph.D. in Tibetan religions from Rice University and is the director of the Mind Body Spirit Institute at the Jung Center of Houston. Since 1995 he has been teaching meditation practices, Tsa lung and Trul khor under the auspices of Ligmincha International in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. For the last 20 years, he has been teaching and researching the benefits of Tibetan mind-body practices for people touched by cancer at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Alejandro is a Contemplative Fellow at the Mind & Life Institute and is the author of Chöd Practice in the Bön Tradition (Snow Lion, 2009), Tibetan Yoga for Health & Well-Being (Hay House, 2018), and Tibetan Yoga: Magical Movements of Body, Breath, and Mind (Wisdom Publications, 2021). He has also published extensively in the areas of religion and medicine, medical anthropology, and the interface of spirituality and healing.

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