Lex Gillan has been a practitioner of yoga and meditation for nearly 40 years. He has studied with world-class teachers including Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Ram Dass, Stephen Levine, Father Thomas Keating, Andy Gold and James Ezelle, M.D. since the 1960s.
Lex has been a full-time instructor since 1974 when he founded The Yoga Institute in Houston, Texas, one of the oldest yoga studio businesses in the country. Since its inception, he has taught more than 25,000 yoga classes, 100 ten-day retreats, and 300 meditation workshops. He now teaches, full-time, the Yoga Teacher Training and National Certification Course (YogaALLIANCE approved to 500 hours), is a founder and Trustee of Rose Mountain Retreat Center outside Las Vegas, New Mexico, and is on the Faculty of The Institute for Spirituality and Health in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. He is also a partner and is on the Board of Directors of Brazos Bookstore in Houston.
Lex is degreed in Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin University (Texas) and spent five years as a commercial banker in Houston in the ’60s.
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