According to Gichen Funakoshi, Karate and Yoga have a shared history. See Karate-Do Kyhon
According to Otsuka, what is the objective of Martial Arts?
"Peace on earth". "The 'path' of martial arts is the foundation of a peaceful society and exists to better the collective existence of humanity." Wado Ryu Karate
According to Birch, The sound of the breath gives the mind something to focus on. Listening to this sound is an attentiveness training technique, and enables us to practice mindfulness. Power Yoga
According to Pantanjali, what is Yoga?
YS1.2: yogash chitta vritti nirodha
Yoga is the control of the modifications (modulations) of the mind
Martial Vinyasa Arts (MVA) is the fusion of Wado Ryu Karate and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
Karate-Do Kyhon- Gichen Funakoshi
Wado Ryu Karate- Hirononi Otsuka
Power Yoga- Beryl Bender Birch
The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali- Sri