After the yoga retreat in India I was exhausted. So many colors and so much to see and do. I decided to spend a week in Nepal after by myself, and the first morning I woke up in Kathmandu I was thrilled to relax and ease into this time off. I ordered some breakfast in… Read More


We are so grateful for our desk angel, Emma! Emma is beautiful on the inside and out and carries her total truth with her. Learn about Emma’s yoga journey and the life-changing strength the her practice creates in her life. 1. What do you love about yoga? “I love yoga for… the journey, the acknowledgement… Read More


This month, we’re showing love for a long-time student, Diane. See how yoga and meditation helps Diane to find inner peace! 1. What do you love about yoga? “I am a seeker of spiritual growth and yoga gives me a way to become peaceful within my inner being.” 2. How has yoga and meditation changed… Read More


This month, we’re shining our gratitude on our one-of-a-kind Yoga Nidra instructor, Roger Mallory. Yoga Nidra means “yogic sleep” and the a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the “going-to-sleep” stage. Roger is so special to us because he guides Yoga Nidra with scripts he’s written on his very own – so each… Read More


While mindfulness meditation has exploded in popularity due to its laundry list of health benefits, exploration is continuously being done to prove its not just beneficial for adults. In recent years, mindfulness has become a tool used to assist children at home, in school, and when behavioral issues arise. It is being seen more and… Read More


Trying to handle the chaos of everyday life can often leave us with scattered thoughts, misplaced energy, and no peace of mind. While you can’t always choose what happens in your external environment, you can certainly take control of your own mind rather than let it control you. How? Simply by meditating for a bit… Read More


If you like yoga to get you out of the mind and into the body, you’ll love yoga with Abby G! She’s August’s Teacher of the Month because of her therapeutic, yet lighthearted approach to many styles of yoga, like Hot 26, Flow 1, and Yin at Bella Prana. Abby fell in love with yoga… Read More


This August, we’re honoring our long-time student and dear friend, Brad! Brad is our student of the month for many reasons, but mostly because he makes us giggle and wonder with philosophical idioms. Here’s the latest word from Brad that sums up his yoga journey: “A bull walked into a china shop. During the last year and one month,… Read More


While working out in a 100 degree room and perspiring profusely may sound like your worst nightmare, hot yoga has a long list of health benefits that are worth the sweat. It took six years into my practice for me to venture into a hot yoga class, where I finally learned what all the hype… Read More


Have you ever met Zach? You’ve probably seen him handstanding around the studio! Learn why our student of the month loves to practice at Bella Prana. 1. What do you love about yoga? I took my first yoga class in 2000 as a PE class at the University of Oregon. Since then I would take… Read More