Alejandro Chaoul, PhD, has studied with eminent teachers of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon for more than 20 years, including HH Lungtok Tenpa Nyima, Lopon Tenzin Namdak, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. He teaches internationally through the Ligmincha Institute and is Senior Teacher of The 3 Doors.
Chaoul is faculty in the Integrative Medicine Program at the University of Texas (UT) MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he teaches Tibetan meditation to cancer patients, their families, and caregivers, and researches the effects of Tibetan mind-body practices with cancer patients. He also teaches mind-body techniques to medical students, staff, and faculty at UT’s medical school, and at MD Anderson, as a way of self-care. He has been utilizing Tibetan yoga meditation, breath, and movements at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston since 1999, both in research protocols and in the clinic.
Alejandro Chaoul was recently named a Fellow of the Mind & Life Institute.