Yoga and the Alexander Technique

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... If we are talking about yoga on wider level as a whole approach to life, then there are a number of intriguing similarities of approach with the Alexander work.

Both are extremely optimistic undertakings, which recognize that it is within the power of human being to alter their own karma or conditioning.

Both claim that breaking the hold of habit is the key to fundamental change.

Both recognize the necessity of awareness and a keen understanding of ourselves and our habits, as the basis of change. Both understand the basic unreliability of our very basic perceptions, and stress the necessity of working with ourselves in such a way that our understanding of ourselves and the world around us, becomes more accurate.

Both emphasize the necessity of eliminating the tyranny of focusing on ends instead of means. ...
(David Moore)