World-Traveling Wes

Wes is a successful local business owner (Kelp Sushi), a world-traveling yogi, and one of the friendliest faces you’ll see at Bella Prana. Our community is so grateful for his light-hearted energy and awesome sense of humor. Read more about Wes below!  What do you love about yoga? “I love how yoga allows me to be selfish. No matter what type of… Read More


Teacher: Ashley Halley

This March, we’re celebrating one of our most dynamic yoga instructors and a true leader in Tampa’s yoga scene, Ashley Halley. See how she brings confidence, non-judgement, and inner-healing to her students at Bella Prana.    When/how did you discover yoga?  “I was led to yoga early on by my mom, who was a big part… Read More


Ashton’s Yoga Journey

Congratulations to January’s Student of the Month, Ashton! She gives us a glimpse into her love for yoga and why she practices at Bella Prana. “Yoga has become an important part of my life over the passed year and a half. When I first moved to Florida from California, about 8 months ago, finding a new… Read More


Bikram’s Sweet Benefits

If you haven’t hopped on the Bikram trend yet, you’ll want to after reading these amazing full body benefits. Many people have suspicions about exercising in what’s essentially a sauna, like if detox, weight loss, and increased focus are worth three buckets of sweat. But hot yoga, more specifically Bikram, is blooming around the world… Read More


best yoga studio in tampa bay

Thank you so much to our community for voting Bella Prana Yoga Studio the Best Yoga Studio in Tampa Bay for the third time! We take seriously the responsibility of teaching yoga in our community and believe that yoga can help to revolutionize communities to foster more peace and love and health. Our students are the backbone… Read More


Ch Ch Ch Changes!

In the immortal words of David Bowie, “Turn and face the strange ch ch changes…time may change me but I can’t trace time”.  Plus I would add that I can’t avoid changes and the progression of time, but this addition doesn’t work with the rhyme and meter of the song and therefore I can see why Mr.… Read More


Megan Weathers

What do I love most about teaching Yoga? The thing I love most about teaching yoga is being a witness to my students healing. Whether it’s through laughter and commitment, courage, strength, peace, gratitude, grace or stillness. One of my favorite moments? I love when there is laughter and fun in class. But my favorite… Read More


Laura Vaughan

What do you love about yoga? I love both the exercise and meditation time I get on the mat. It is something that I do just for me!   How has yoga and meditation changed your life? Physically, yoga has helped me with strength and flexibility. Mentally, yoga has helped me to slow down and… Read More


Carly’s Bella Story

What do you love about yoga? What I love about yoga is my ability to lose myself in the moment when I practice. I find that the poses translate to my everyday life and help me stay grounded. My yoga practice transforms over time and seems to keep getting more challenging and easier at the… Read More


Matthew’s Journey

What do you love about yoga? I love the meditation of breath and movement that is yoga. I love the challenge of maintaining your breath throughout your practice even as you navigate through your weakest and most difficult poses. I love the awareness I find throughout my body during my practice. I love pulling my… Read More