Alexis Santos

Open Door Meditation

Alexis is the Guiding Teacher of Open Door Meditation Community, whose home is in Good Medicine. He has been in the field of meditation and mindfulness since 2001. Alexis’ primary teacher is Sayadaw U Tejaniya, from the Burmese Theravada tradition, and with whom Alexis ordained as a Buddhist monk from 2003 – 2005. Sayadaw encouraged Alexis to teach in 2012. Alexis completed the Spirit Rock/IMS four-year teacher training program with Jack Kornfield and others, including mentors Joseph Goldstein and Carol Wilson. Alexis’s teaching style is natural and uncrafted. He brings a practical, intuitive and compassionate approach to the development of wisdom. You can learn more about Alexis and his teaching schedule on his website: and to find out about weekly Open Door Meditation Community sits, please visit: Open Door Meditation