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


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


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 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


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


If you haven’t hopped on the Bikram trend yet, you’ll want to after reading these amazing full body benefits. Many people have suspicions about exercising in what’s essentially a sauna, like if detox, weight loss, and increased focus are worth three buckets of sweat. But hot yoga, more specifically Bikram, is blooming around the world… 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