If you ever participated in the Girl or Boy Scouts you probably remember earning adventure and achievement patches. I know. Earning each new patch was pretty much the best thing ever.
One of the greatest benefits I have found in practicing yoga is the way it increases bodily awareness. I teach classes for a variety of age-groups, and have found that from college students to seniors, our technology-dependent world and quick-fix mentality has left us quite out of touch with our bodies.