Meet Our Team
Eileen Wieder Crone, ERYT500 has been teaching yoga since 2006 and in her hometown of Lititz, PA, at Harrisburg Area Community College in Lancaster and Harrisburg. She became registered through YogaFit and then furthered her studies in yoga and ayurveda at Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA. After years of practicing and teaching ashtanga power yoga and vinyasa yoga, she is starting to "tame it down" and learn to balance flowing yoga with yin and restorative yoga. Eileen enjoys using Sanskrit to name poses and will likely include tidbits of nutrition, fitness and hiking in her user-friendly classes.
Suzanne is the owner and director of The Yoga Place. She is a registered member of Yoga Alliance, holds a 500 hour Yoga teacher certification from Yoga Life Institute, an additional 200 hours of Yoga Therapy Training and is a certified Life Coach with the International Coach Academy (ICA). Suzanne graduated from Boston University with a Master’s Degree in Education. Classically trained in yoga, she enjoys sharing the healing benefits of yoga with students and clients.
Regina Bair is a 500 hour certified Yoga Teacher and Certified Yoga Therapist, all from the Yogalife Institute. Additionally, she has completed a 60 hour training in Restorative Yoga and it’s effects on the central nervous system and recently became certified in Y4C, Yoga for Cancer.
Regina came to yoga 15 years ago after her own diagnosis with cancer. Yoga is what helped her to heal!! She is very passionate about helping individuals to relax and restore from the challenges that life presents.
She offers a restorative approach to yoga. She enjoys creating an environment that is safe and allows people to understand the benefits of relaxing Body, Mind and Spirit.
Regina offers private yoga, yoga therapy and a group class. She teaches at a Cancer Center in the area and has been a Radiation Therapist for the past 38 years. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, friends and being in nature.
I have been practicing Yoga since 2005 and teaching at The Yoga Place since 2012. I received my Yoga Teacher Certification through the Yoga Life Institute. I enjoy teaching Hatha and Sun Salutations classes. My students focus on strength, flexibility and breathing. Options and modifications are offered in every class.
I hold a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Bloomsburg University, a Master’s degree in Special Education from Millersville University and a Supervisory Special Education Certification from Penn State. I have been working in the field of Special Education for my entire professional career. Coming to my Yoga mat, whether teacher or practicing, helps me fine peace within myself.
I will forever be a student of yoga. It is my joy to share my passion of the mind-body-spirit journey. My knowledge and practice of yoga has expanded over 18 years, obtaining my Yoga Teacher Certification in 2005. I am an artist and have dedicated my life to my craft as a studio jeweler. I approach each class I teach with the creative mind and spirit of an artist. I look forward to seeing you in one of my classes.
Kim is a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, and life coach. In her classes, Kim provides a safe and comfortable atmosphere for mindful movement, keen body awareness, and discovery. Kim loves to teach the mind body connection and its practical application beyond the mat.
Kim specializes in helping people recover from injuries, manage chronic illness or pain, and how to practice wellness in a joyful way. Kim has a gentle, knowledgeable, and unique approach for helping clients by blending the teachings of yoga, mindfulness and life coaching. Outside of her yoga and wellness practice, Kim is a part time pediatric specialty home care nurse. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and three children.
Chris Vogt Hennessy
Chris Vogt Hennessy is a 500-hour RYT with Yoga Alliance and a Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists. She has been practicing yoga since 1997 after a devastating cancer diagnosis forced her to find a body mind practice that would help her heal from the inside out. Chris has been teaching yoga since 2016 and offers an approach that encourages self-inquiry, discovery, and play. With self-inquiry we can begin individualizing our practice and accessing our own best sources of wisdom and inner healing. In her free time, she also enjoys writing, drawing and reading with her daughter, and hiking with friends, family, and her daughter-dog, Bubbles.
Rachel started her yoga journey in college where she quickly fell in love with the physical practice. In 2010, Rachel lost her brother to a drunk driver and she delved deeper into the practice of yoga; both physically, mentally, and emotionally. She completed her 200 hour certification in the Pocono's in 2010. In 2017, she completed her 500 hour teacher training at Kripalu in Massachusetts. Rachel also holds her BS in early childhood, elementary, and special education from East Stroudsburg University. She is currently working towards her masters in education. She loves working with children of all ages and introducing them to yoga. Rachel holds additional yoga certifications in Prenatal, kids, yin, restorative, meditation, Kripalu vinyasa, and is a reiki master. She is also a Thai massage therapist.
In addition to teaching, Rachel loves to learn and has studied with Kino MacGregor, Seane Corn, Tao Porchon-Lynch, Jason Crandell, Tymi Howard, Michelle Dalbec, Sudhir Jonathan Faust, Coby Kozlowski, and Sudha Carolyn Lee. When Rachel’s not only her mat, you can find her
spending time with her husband, two daughters, one son, and two dogs. They enjoy hiking, exploring, and traveling.
Trainer/ Fitness Instructor
Bernadette Sheaffer has been a trainer and fitness instructor for the past ten years. She is certified as a Corrective Exercise and Senior Fitness Specialist, and a Les Mills, Barre Above and Pilates Instructor.
She enjoys working with individuals as well as small groups to help them achieve their fitness goals by creating workouts specifically designed around their needs. She joined the Yoga studio staff in 2020 as a Flexible Strength coach and recently added a Pilates class. You can find her instructing on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Bernadette is a PTA with Drevna Hudson Physical Therapy in Lancaster, which affords her an additional level of knowledge and expertise in dealing with individual personal training needs. She is also an avid runner, and you will often find her running on the WERT or around town and the surrounding countryside