Diversity & Belonging

Below are suggested resources from teachers, trainees, and students of color in our Bella community. Additional Resources provided by our community are listed below. This list will grow and change as we compile a list of resources to educate, enlighten, and inspire you. If you would like to add anything to this resources list please… Read More


Director of Diversity

Chanel is the Director of Diversity and Belonging at Bella Prana. Her wish for this role is to encourage the expansion of yoga’s teachings to communities who have yet to experience it. Understanding that the lack of inclusion is complex, she is devoted to confronting and better understanding the many barriers that keep color away… Read More


Our Commitment

Dear Community, Like many of you we have been haunted, saddened and angered by the killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, BreonnaTaylor and the countless other Black lives who have been wrongly taken, victimized and marginalized for centuries in our country. We sit with broken hearts as we experience the virus of racism that has… Read More


New Safety Protocols

Below you will find all the details you will need as you return to your favorite classes at Bella Prana!  Below there is a lot of information, but knowledge is power and we want you to know that we are doing everything we can to empower and protect you. We appreciate your cooperation and diligence… Read More


Hot 26 lends a hand

We’re delighted to feature Benjamin Reynolds, our Student of the Month for April 2020.  Benjamin’s go to class is Hot 26 and he describes so many health benefits that yoga has provided to him, including relief to migraines and better sleep. We are fortunate to have him and his fiance as students. What I love… Read More


We love Julianne’s smile

Julianne Andrews has such a radiant and positive soul. She always puts others first and gives 1000% of her vibrant energy to her yoga community! We are super excited to have Julianne as our Desk Angel of the Month for April 2020. What do you love about yoga?  My yoga practice is my way of… Read More


Sahara – Guiding Light

As dolphins float calmly, eloquently, quietly, peacefully, so does the spirit and light of Sahara Rodriquez. As our Teacher of the Month for April 2020, Sahara’s spiritual, healing energy work, meditation and many resources and paths are where one can find the spirit of Oneness. When/how did you discover yoga? I moved to New York… Read More


Silver Linings

I hesitated to share this because I want to be sensitive to people’s experiences, but I stumbled upon this quote by the Dali Lama, “Happiness is the highest form of health”, and this got me thinking. Maybe it’s my way of coping, or self- soothing, but I try to find the positive in everything. So… Read More


HELP! I’m Stuck at Home!

Help! I’m stuck at home and my diet has gone out the window! I’ve got you!  First things first. You are not alone. This is new territory for us all, and we’re all doing the best we can. With that said, I almost wish I would have invested stock in pasta. In grocery stores all… Read More


Routines & Schedules

Routines & Schedules: Why Something That Sounds Boring is Powerful. We were thrown a pretty big collective curve ball recently, and I know I’m still adjusting. My normal weekly routine of teaching large yoga classes, going to school, counseling clients in person, and visiting with friends and family pretty much flipped sideways overnight. Everything in… Read More