Free Zoom Lecture
2/11/2021 7PM CST
Dr. Alejandro (Ale) Chaoul
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Dr. Chaoul holds a doctoral degree in religious studies from Rice University. He is the Founder and Huffington Foundation endowed Director of the Jung Center's Mind Body Spirit Institute, and an adjunct faculty member at the Integrative Medicine Program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, and UT Health's Mc Govern Center for Humanities and Ethics. Since 1999, he has been leading people with cancer and their family members through mind/body/spirit techniques aimed at reducing stress and facilitating healing. He has also engaged in research to assess the benefits of these practices in different populations and has expanded these practices to medical students, and healthcare professionals. Dr. Chaoul is the author of Tibetan Yoga for Health and Well-Being and Chöd Practice in the Bön Tradition.
Dr. Chaoul has personally studied Buddhist practices and traditions with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Löpon Tenzin Namdak, and Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. He brings over 25 years of experience as a teacher of Bön Buddhism and Tibetan yoga. His affiliation with the Ligmincha Institute has given him the opportunity to instruct throughout the United States, Latin America, and Europe. He is also a senior teacher of the 3 Doors program and has been recognized as a Fellow of the Mind & Life institute.
Hosted by the TCU Asian Studies Program and the TCU Contemplative Studies Program.