The greatest benefit of yoga has been the ability to tune inward and disassociate from the environment. This is a double edged sword to some extent as I have become very sensitive to noise, noxious smells and over stimulation. It is almost as if my brain has "reset" to a calmer place. Our last girl's night out dancing left me craving a cup of tea and a snuggle with my puppies...far cry from my dancing until 2 am days.
Calm, quiet contemplation.