Spotlight: Valarie Yuskaitis

How lucky are we to have such a dedicated group of instructors?  Valarie consistently wows us and her students which is why she is our Teacher of the Month for January! When/how did you discover yoga? I came to yoga in 2010 looking for relief from injuries as a result of running and triathlons. I… Read More


Thankful to Marina

We love seeing familiar faces around the studio and absolutely love to see Marina every day.  We are thankful for our student’s dedication to their practice and have asked Marina to share some insight into what yoga has meant for her life. How has yoga and meditation changed your life? I have enjoyed being a… Read More


Grateful for Stefanie

Our Desk Angel of the Month for February is Stefanie Bolinski!  Her happy energy and always smiling face makes our studio a better place.  We are grateful for Stefanie and all that she does to make Bella Prana a welcoming space! What do you love about yoga? I love the power the individual receives after practice and… Read More


Why Marbelly Loves Yoga

1. What do you love about yoga? I fell in love with yoga one year ago as soon as I took 3 classes of Hot Power Vinyasa. My mom, who was at that time 70 years old, invited me to practice yoga together while I was enjoying a beautiful winter vacation in Seattle last year. Yoga sounded… Read More


Thank You Amee

1. When/how did you discover yoga? My first experiences with yoga were when I was about 4 or 5 years old. I went to a yoga center in Miami with my mom. It was what you would imagine a yoga center in the late 70’s/early 80’s. Then we stopped and my go to physical activity… Read More


We Love Daphne

  Why do you love yoga? I love yoga because it keeps me grounded. I could be having either a really bad or really good day and being on my mat helps me focus on the present and future but not the past. I can just let everything go and let my body melt to… Read More


Pumpkin Sage Alfredo

Pumpkin Sage Alfredo Festive, Gluten Free, and Vegan Ingredients 1 8 oz package of Banza chickpea penne 1/2 can of 100% pure pumpkin 1/2 can of coconut milk (I like the organic one from Trader Joe’s) 1/2 tsp of paprika 1/2 tsp of salt 3/4 tbsp vegan butter 2 garlic cloves Fresh sage leaves  Instructions… Read More


Yoga & The Mind

Understanding The Mental Benefits Associated With Yoga Practice With an average annual increase of 14% in the number of people who practice yoga, more people are embracing the benefits that come with harnessing the power of “mind and spirit,” according to yoga industry growth statistics from the Statistic Brain Research Institute. Yoga helps us work with the nature… Read More


We Love Youssef

Youssef Fassi Fehri is the  student of the month at Bella Prana!  Youssef began practicing at Bella Prana in July of 2016 and has continued inspired his teachers, other students, and desk angels ever since!  We are honored that Youssef calls Bella Prana his asana home and we look forward to many years of practicing along side… Read More


Our Guru Lisa

Lisa Wilson, one of Bella Prana’s most unique teachers, a real guru!  Lisa teaches everything from prenatal to power yoga.  She has created a beautiful community within the prenatal population and she works closely with mothers-to-be.  Lisa continues to work with women after birth in her baby + me class!  Learn more about her yoga journey… Read More