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The concept of “fitness yoga” refers to yoga's increasing popularity as a workout, rather than a meditation or anything else. Fitness yoga is asana, the third limb of yoga, which is the physical postures that most people think of when they think of yoga, compared with pranayama (breathing) and dhyani (meditation). A class that bills itself as “fitness yoga” will be oriented towards a physical workout and the teacher will likely spend less time on meditation or breathing and will focus more on vinyasas (series of poses repeated to build strength).