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


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


Thank you so much to our community for voting Bella Prana Yoga Studio the Best Yoga Studio in Tampa Bay for the third time! We take seriously the responsibility of teaching yoga in our community and believe that yoga can help to revolutionize communities to foster more peace and love and health. Our students are the backbone… Read More


  Here are some hot facts about Bikram yoga! Bikram is actually the name of a man who invented this style of yoga. But in this article I will focus on the basic facts about this system of yoga to help demystify this popular practice. These ideas are based on my personal experience as a practitioner of… Read More


In the immortal words of David Bowie, “Turn and face the strange ch ch changes…time may change me but I can’t trace time”.  Plus I would add that I can’t avoid changes and the progression of time, but this addition doesn’t work with the rhyme and meter of the song and therefore I can see why Mr.… Read More


What is that mysterious necklace that everyone seems to be wearing in yoga? The answer is Mala beads; a magical strand of purposefully strung beads. Mala beads originated in India 3,000 years ago and have connections to Hinduism, Buddhism and yoga philosophy. Mala is the Sanskrit work for “meditation garland”. In short, mala beads are… Read More


Hear what students have to say about their experience in the Bella Prana Teacher Training program! “I signed up for yoga teacher training at Bella Prana with a bit of hesitation.  I did not have any interest in teaching, I’m kind of reluctant to speak in front of a large group of people, but I… 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


What do you love about yoga? I love both the exercise and meditation time I get on the mat. It is something that I do just for me!   How has yoga and meditation changed your life? Physically, yoga has helped me with strength and flexibility. Mentally, yoga has helped me to slow down and… Read More