Teacher Feature: Kristen

Kristen has an energy about her that exudes love, understanding and happiness.  Her students adore her and so do we!  She shares a brief insight into her yoga journey below as our Teacher of the Month for April! When/ how did you discover yoga? I discovered yoga while teaching English in rural China. I first… Read More


Student Spotlight: Steve

Steve Gavatorta has been a student of Bella Prana since 2016 and we are so thrilled to have him practice with us. There is very little that Steve doesn’t do! He always brings a welcome energy to the student and is unwavering in his commitment to his practice. Steve is also an author of the… Read More


We Love Jessica

Jessica’s energy is contagious and light!  We all smile the moment she enters the studio and we are proud to have her as our Teacher of the Month for March!  She shares some insight into her yoga story below. When/How did you discover yoga? The summer of 2014 while going through a big life transition… Read More


We Love Luc

Luc has been a loving and powerful teacher with Bella Prana; we and her students love her! It is easy to see why she is our teacher of the month for February! Luc has shared some insight into what yoga and Bella Prana mean to her. When/ how did you discover yoga? I have practice… Read More


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


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


Student Spotlight: Cheryl

This November, we’re giving a big, grateful shout-out to Cheryl, our Student of the Month! Cheryl is SO amazing. You’ll spot her in the studio taking Hot 26 or getting her zen on in a Reiki Healing! Cheryl’s beautiful spirit truly makes our studio a better place. She also has awesome yoga style and wears… Read More


Teacher Feature: Abby G

If you like yoga to get you out of the mind and into the body, you’ll love yoga with Abby G! She’s August’s Teacher of the Month because of her therapeutic, yet lighthearted approach to many styles of yoga, like Hot 26, Flow 1, and Yin at Bella Prana. Abby fell in love with yoga… Read More


Benefits of Hot Yoga

While working out in a 100 degree room and perspiring profusely may sound like your worst nightmare, hot yoga has a long list of health benefits that are worth the sweat. It took six years into my practice for me to venture into a hot yoga class, where I finally learned what all the hype… Read More


Why Zach Loves Yoga

Have you ever met Zach? You’ve probably seen him handstanding around the studio! Learn why our student of the month loves to practice at Bella Prana. 1. What do you love about yoga? I took my first yoga class in 2000 as a PE class at the University of Oregon. Since then I would take… Read More