I've been practising yoga on and off since my early 20s. Yoga was physical to me. A form of exercise. It's taken me years - and a wonderful teacher - to understand how yoga is so much more than the asanas and how a "yoga mindset" can help me in my daily life.
And in the wider scheme of things this of course can be applied to many other areas. Learning has value when we apply our learned knowledge. And whatever you learn in one area, can always be transferred into other areas of your life, too.
Click here to read my article: 9 mindful lessons from yoga that we can use off the mat