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


This April, we’re filled with gratitude for our anatomy expert and soul-soother, Lisa Jamison. See how she designs her classes to balance body function and breath work to restore her student’s physical and mental well-beings. 1. When/ how did you discover yoga? I “discovered” yoga by making a point to grab a copy of Yoga Journal each time I was… Read More


This month, we’re extending our appreciation to our very happily kind-hearted Front Desk Angel, Kara B! You’ve probably seen her (being awesome) at our Front Desk on Wednesday nights. Kara’s been with us since our former location on Kennedy and we couldn’t be more grateful for the positive vibes and hard work she puts in to make… Read More


Wes is a successful local business owner (Kelp Sushi), a world-traveling yogi, and one of the friendliest faces you’ll see at Bella Prana. Our community is so grateful for his light-hearted energy and awesome sense of humor. Read more about Wes below!  What do you love about yoga? “I love how yoga allows me to be selfish. No matter what type of… Read More


This March, we’re celebrating one of our most dynamic yoga instructors and a true leader in Tampa’s yoga scene, Ashley Halley. See how she brings confidence, non-judgement, and inner-healing to her students at Bella Prana.    When/how did you discover yoga?  “I was led to yoga early on by my mom, who was a big part… Read More


This January, we’re extending our appreciation to our one-of-a-kind Mysore instructor, Jessica Lynn Trese. See how she cultivates peace, inspiration, self-growth, and loving dedication daily at Bella Prana. When/ how did you discover yoga? “Prior to yoga, I had been very independent with the way I tried to make my body feel better and calm… Read More


Congratulations to January’s Student of the Month, Ashton! She gives us a glimpse into her love for yoga and why she practices at Bella Prana. “Yoga has become an important part of my life over the passed year and a half. When I first moved to Florida from California, about 8 months ago, finding a new… Read More


My name’s Kelsea and I’m enrolled in Bella Prana’s Yoga Teacher Training! On the very first day of what unfolded to be the greatest decision of my life, I was all sorts of things: excited, nervous, and praying to the Universe that I wasn’t going to be mocked for my non-existent core strength or lack… Read More


Beginning and sustaining a home practice requires dedication and discipline, it is also important for the growth of a yoga practice. Most yogis (including myself) have this vision of an idealized home yoga practice with the perfect morning lighting, candles lit, a mat and props laid out and the perfect flow playlist softly in the background. For… Read More


What do I love most about teaching Yoga? The thing I love most about teaching yoga is being a witness to my students healing. Whether it’s through laughter and commitment, courage, strength, peace, gratitude, grace or stillness. One of my favorite moments? I love when there is laughter and fun in class. But my favorite… Read More