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

Meet Jessica Freedman

  Meet Jessica Freedman, the Director of Family Programming at Bella Prana Yoga Studio, and learn how she will be committed to supporting you and your family.   Dear Bella Prana Families, Since we believe that serving you is personal, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. I am a mother, wife, friend,… Read More

Yoga and Swimming

The Gift of Reciprocity: The Link Between Yoga and Swimming  In this blog post, Bella Prana friend, Jane Sandwood, shares about the connection of the practice of yoga and swimming with parallels of body awareness, breath control and strength and flexibility. Swimmers use nearly every muscle in their bodies, according to Dr. G. John Mullen of… Read More

Sweet, Soulful Tayo

Tayo is a soul-forward individual. Tayo cares so much about our community and continues to strive towards creating strong and meaningful relationships with our students. Always leading with their heart first, we are thrilled to celebrate Tayo as our Desk Angel of the Month for July 2020. What do you love about yoga? To me,… Read More

Compassionate Shannon

During our time of quarantine, our business closed temporarily and the many emotions along with the unknowns, we find seeds of love. We are honored to celebrate and share with our community, Shannon Young, our Student of the Month for July 2020. Shannon went above and beyond to cheer on our small business with social… Read More

Teri is a Rock Star

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade! That’s exactly what our Bella instructor, Teri Martin, did when we were faced with our quarantine. Wanting to continue to maintain connection with our students, Teri quickly started recording classes at her home with fun and creativity. We are honored and grateful for all the content she… Read More

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 evolve 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

Safety Protocols

Below you will find all the details you will need when you come 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