Mavis’ Yoga Story

Congratulations to August Student of the Month, Mavis Craig! What do you love about Yoga? Yoga makes me comfortable being me! Why do you practice at Bella Prana? I always look forward to practicing at Bella Prana next to other die hard, hand-standing yogis that love yoga as much as I do. Yoga has put… Read More

Gerry, ALS, and Yoga

On March 19, 2014, my life changed forever. I was diagnosed with ALS also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. A neuro-degenerative disease that eventually leads to paralysis. I started having various symptoms about a year ago that led to my diagnosis. It’s only been about 3 months since my diagnosis and so much has changed… Read More

Jason’s Yoga Journey

Congratulations to July Student of the Month, Jason Lisiak! He gives us a peek into his love of yoga and why he practices at Bella Prana. What do you love about Yoga? In addition to the obvious physical benefits, yoga has been great for my mind. While I always enjoy my practice, it’s not fun… Read More

Carol N. Byrd and Yoga

As June Student of the Month, congratulations to Carol Nadine Byrd! She lets us in on her special connection to yoga and why she deepens her practice at Bella Prana. Yoga makes me feel as if there is nothing I cannot do or get through. Yoga centers you so the fact that you can do… Read More

Tips for Beginning Yoga

As a yoga teacher, I often hear people tell me how intimidated they are to begin yoga. Years of avoiding stretching or just the thought of doing something totally unfamiliar can be a bit overwhelming. But go anyways. Your body and mind benefit from the well-being created from the practice of yoga. Of course, you… Read More

Yoga and Brett Swift

As May Student of the Month, we congratulate Brett Swift! He shares in this blog what he loves about yoga, how yoga and meditation has changed his life, and why he practices at Bella Prana. I had read the article on Roni and the studio in the Tampa Tribune last April. Her personal history and… Read More

Why Heather Loves Yoga

What do you love about Yoga? I love the experience of ‘opening’ that occurs inside my ongoing yoga practice. It’s as if there is an ocean to explore – it’s depth and vastness is tremendous and seems to be never-ending. I love the tools I continue to gain to be empowered in various aspects of… Read More

Mia’s Bella Tale

What do I love about yoga? How has yoga and meditation changed my life? Why do I practice at Bella Prana? There is no simple answer to these very profound questions, given that I am constantly reflecting on all that I have gained from yoga with every practice! But there are a few, obvious things… Read More

Scott Grebler’s Story

Scott Grebler is an entrepreneur, competitive ballroom dancer, and dedicated yogi. Bella Prana is so grateful every time he walks through the door! Learn more about Scott below. What do you love about yoga? I love everything from the physical and sometimes intense workout to the peaceful and relaxing classes to the new wonderful people… Read More

Shawn Conti’s Yoga Story

What do you love about yoga? Yoga studios are filled with people of different ages from varying walks of life. I have developed friendships with people that I might not have otherwise met, and have learned so much from these friends both on and off of the mat. I really love the sense of camaraderie… Read More