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


This month, we’re celebrating our Teacher of the Month, Luc! She’s an arm balance aficionado and rocks our Hot Power classes. Join her this June for Flight School: Intro to Inversions! Challenge yourself to new heights and get upside down with a fun crew of yogis! 1. When/ how did you discover yoga? I have practiced yoga… Read More


Meet our dirt-lovin’ desk angel, Kristin! She’s a sweet-souled yogi that farms her way to stress-relief. You’ll catch her in her prime at Black Finger Farm or at Tampa’s farmers markets as well as at our front desk on Thursday nights! 1. What do you love about yoga? It’s a rough world out there sometimes. Yoga… Read More


This May, we’re celebrating our Desk Angel and Teacher Training graduate, Claudia! See why she practices and barters at Bella Prana. 1. How has yoga and meditation changed your life? I love how physically good to the body it is! For instance, I started running a few years ago and ALWAYS ran out of breath (AWALYS).… Read More


This month, we’re celebrating Rebecca Marra; a long time yoga-lover and student at Bella Prana. See how she finds growth and transformation on her mat!   1. What do you love about yoga?   I love literally everything about yoga. There is a class for every mood. I love experiencing the benefits of mindfullness, connection,… Read More


Most every Tuesday night, I attend Roni Sloman’s Flow 1 class at Bella Prana Yoga Studio. I love Roni’s classes because not only are they physically challenging, she weaves in a thought provoking themes.   The theme of her recent class was aging. Roni spoke about honoring our bodies and accepting the physical changes we… Read More


This May, we’re showing off our strong and compassionate instructor, Annie Okerlin, who helps her students meet challenges and conquer fears, both in their yoga practice and in life. Learn how Annie began her journey that’s enabled so many to discover and grow in gaining confidence, wisdom and patience. 1. When/ how did you discover yoga?  I first… Read More


Learn what draws our Desk Angel and dedicated yogi, Jay Hopler, to his mat at Bella Prana every day! What do you love about yoga? When I do yoga, I can feel myself relax and grow stronger at the same time. It’s the most incredible physical/mental/spiritual space I’ve ever been in and I’m so blessed! I get… Read More