A Disabled Yogi’s Journey

“Disability is not a brave struggle or ‘courage in the face of adversity.’ Disability is an art. It’s an ingenious way to live.” – Neil Marcus, author, actor, and playwright active in the development of disability culture Today, July 26th, marks the 30th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law… Read More

Mental Health Resources

At Bella Prāṇa we believe in the power of therapy, counseling, and asking for help. We are also aware that yoga and meditation, and the topics inherent in those activities, have the potential to bring up a lot within us all. If you are struggling in any way, below are resources we want to make… Read More

COVID Reopening Plan

As the pandemic enters a new chapter, we know that many of you are wondering what our next steps will be. So, we have outlined our plan here, with additional detail about what you can expect at the studio. Our intention is to provide the safest possible environment until all adults have had the opportunity… Read More

Anti-Racist Resources

The purpose of this page is to share with each other the resources on anti-racism and white supremacy that have motivated change in our lives, and at our studio. Below are suggested resources from teachers, trainees, and students in our Bella Prāṇa community, as well as our owners and management team. If you would like… Read More

Yama & Niyama – a guide

The spiritual path of yoga is much more than the postures we do on our mat. While the postures are important, they actas a gateway to integrating and understanding the subtler and profound practices of the yoga philosophical system, there is much more to yoga beyond your favorite yoga pose. In the yoga sūtras (a… Read More

Maddy is Magnificent

Our Desk Angel Maddy is a professional musician getting her second masters in Violin! Maddy’s calming energy gives us all peace of mind. She helps Bella Prana care for our students’ needs by simply being on top of every detail to be sure they can float in and out of class. We honor and appreciate… Read More

Grateful for Julianne

Julianne is a shooting star full of positive energy. As soon as you meet her, you feel significant and welcomed. Julianne is our Teacher of the Month for May and we couldn’t be more delighted. She cares about each individual student and makes each one of her practices unique. Julianne will be moving next month… Read More

Holly & Bill’s Date Night

Holly and Bill have been coming to Bella Prana for the last 10 years, specifically to Megans Yin Class. We have nominated them to be our Students of the Month for May! They are always so kind and caring. We can’t imagine them not being a part of our Bella Prana family. We are so… Read More

Family of Yogis

Mary has been such a faithful student since February 2020 and the mother of our long time student Staisy Kibert. That’s why we nominated her to be Student of the Month for April. She is always kind, and positive and we are so grateful she is a part of our community! What do you love… Read More

About Diacritic Markings

Our logo and name has a new look! We’re thrilled to share this new look which accurately portrays the Sanskrit (saṁskṛta)word Prāṇa with appropriate diacritic markings. In the language of Sanskrit, each letter has a precise and individual pronunciation. This is different than in English where letters have multiple pronunciations based on the letters that… Read More