courses & books

Discover the magic of ancient Bon Buddhist Tibetan yoga practices for spiritual growth, health, and well-being through Ale's courses and books

Books

Tibetan Yoga: Magical Movements of Body, Breath, and Mind

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“While yoga has become a common practice for health and well-being,the ancient tools of Tibetan yoga remained secret for centuries. Translated as “magical movements,” Tibetan yoga can improve physical strength and support positive emotional and mental health, healing the body-energy-mind system with a full sense of awareness and harmony.

“This book focuses on the five principal breath-energies of Tibetan medicine and yoga and how special body movements for each engage the five chakras in our body. Chaoul shares his experiences of daily practice in different settings and cultures, with a focus on simplicity, accessibility, and ease for your real-world lifestyle. He also provides a contextual understanding of the history and lineage of Tibetan yoga so that you will fully be able to remove obstacles from your life and welcome in health and well-being.” 

Tibetan Yoga for Health & Well-being

Learn more  | Now translated into Romanian, Hungarian, French, and Polish

 From the publisher’s description: “Discover ancient Tibetan yogic practices that integrate body, breath, and mind on the journey to personal cultivation and enlightenment.

“Tibetan Yoga offers accessible instructions for performing the ancient yogic techniques of Tibet’s Bön religion. This is Tibetan yoga, or trul khor, a deeply authentic yogic practice.

“Drawing on thirty years of training with Bön’s most senior masters as well as advanced academic study, Dr. Alejandro Chaoul offers expert guidance on practices that were first developed by Bön masters over a millennium ago, framing them according to the needs of contemporary yoga practitioners and meditators.”

Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition

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Chöd Practice in the Bön Tradition, The dramatic practice of chöd, in which the yogin visualizes giving his or her own sacrificed body to the gods and demons as a way to cut the attachment to self and ordinary reality, offers an intense and direct confrontation with the central issues of the spiritual path. The chöd practices of the Bön tradition, a tradition that claims pre-Buddhist origins in the mysterious western lands of Zhang-zhung Tazig and Olmolungrig, are still almost entirely unknown.

“Drawing on both Tibetan primary texts and the living oral tradition, Chaoul provides us with the most complete picture yet of the history and practice of Bön chöd to appear in a Western language. . . . A major contribution to the literature of both Bön and chöd.” —José Ignacio Cabezón, XIV Dalai Lama Professor of Tibetan Buddhism and Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Courses

Tibetan Yoga Online Course

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While yoga has been popularized in the West as a practice for physical health and well-being, the ancient practices of Tibetan yoga have often remained secretive.

Now, in this groundbreaking new Wisdom Academy course, Dr. Alejandro Chaoul explains the history of the trul khor, or magical movements, guides you through each yogic posture and movement, and teaches you to work with your body and breath to expand your meditation practice and cultivate well-being in your day-to-day life. Dr. Chaoul has spent the last thirty years studying, translating, and practicing the trul khor. Now with the blessing of contemporary masters—including the late His Holiness Lungtok Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche, His Eminence Yongdzin Lopon Tenzin Namdak Rinpoche, and Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche—he is sharing these precious and rare teachings with you, in a format that allows them to be accessible to a modern audience.

Heal Your Energy Body: Guided Meditations with PDFs

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These three guided meditations take you deep into your energetic body where you purify and heal. Meditation and yoga teacher Alejandro Chaoul guides the three meditations, which are accompanied with a supplemental PDF to support the practice. In the first meditation, the energetic landscape of your body will be cleansed starting at the root chakra and ascending through the crown chakra. In the second meditation, you stimulate the subtle energy within the chakras to create vitality in the body and sharpen your awareness. In the third meditation, spacious nature of your awareness expands to allow the inherent qualities of loving kindness, joy, and compassion to manifest.

Listen to Ale's Interview on the Magical Movements of Tibetan Yoga

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