September is National Yoga Awareness Month, a time to educate and promote the benefits of yoga and a healthy lifestyle, and also Hunger Awareness Month. To honor this and to give back to the Tampa community, we are offering a donation-based class on September 21. All donations raised will be given to the nonprofit organization,… Read More


I feel so privileged to be Student of the Month. Bella Prana and yoga in general has been such a blessing in my life. I have grown so much this year after starting to practice yoga regularly. Roni’s Monday classes are so powerful that I usually wind up taking it on Tuesday too just to… Read More


If you stepped into my house for a day, you would hear the phrase, “No electronics, electronics off!,” at some point of almost every day. Having three boys, they love to get on the computer, the smartphone, the tablet, the X box, anything that can broadcast a video game or some kind of silly video.… Read More


I have always had an interest in fitness. It started when I was young and I just loved to move. My parents quickly got me into dancing where I was immediately hooked on almost any format I tried. As I got older, I continued to see movement as my medicine, something I needed to do… Read More


How did you get into yoga? Well that’s a long story … but the short end of it was another physician at work told me about a place called Mysore in India, a small city in the south. I had a few months off, so I headed down there and it was so beautiful. I… Read More


For the first time in a long while, I had a free morning. As the mother of three small kids, these moments of alone time can feel like the most brilliant of gifts. Even though my “to-do” list was staring me down, I chose to hop on my bike and get in some well-needed exercise… Read More


When we are in a complicated pose, a nice vinyasa flow, or even a restorative class, our feet normally have an equal or lesser importance than the rest of our body. What if the reason you weren’t progressing in your yoga practice was in your feet?! I am here to make a case that your… Read More


How has yoga changed your life? I had been practicing yoga for about 7 years, when in 2007 I was diagnosed with breast cancer. At the time, I didn’t realize how much I relied on my yoga practice to get me through the next few years. It made me strong enough to cope with this… Read More


We have all heard the saying “sit up straight” and we have all experienced that it’s not that easy. Posture is influenced by many factors such as our work, our daily habits, our exercise and the aging process. Imbalances often result from long-term compensation patterns and adaptations. Physical changes occur to the body’s anatomy and… Read More


I became interested in yoga about six years ago after going to a class with a friend. Initially, the stretching and breathing was very appealing to me because I started learning how to calm myself in a way that I did not understand before. Since by nature I tend to be more hyper, I appreciate… Read More