At the age of 60, I am trying to strengthen and stretch my core area for better balance and physical well being. Heather is excellent at focusing and communicating with her knowledge and training of yoga of how to achieve this. I am feeling better physically, mentally and sessions are relaxing. I am also accomplishing more through our yoga sessions. I then take that home and try to continue to duplicate what Heather has taught during our sessions. All areas of my life are improving because I feel physically better which in turn makes me healthier. And it’s enjoyable working with Heather becasue she has a great personality and explains well what we are doing and why. I definitely recommend working with her as it has been a great benefit to me and I only see it getting better as I learn more!
— Jack S - York Pa..

Yoga is one of the most widely recognized

practices for health and wellness.

It is commonly utilized without intentionally seeking deep transformation. It creates gentle, subtle and long lasting enhancements to emotional wellbeing. For these reasons, I have trained to become a 500 Hour YA Certified Yoga Instructor, YACEP trainer, with special certifications in Yoga Nidra, Integrative Healing Yoga Therapy Massage, Restorative, Yin and Yoga Shred™-Trained (currently training to become fully certified as a Yoga Shred™ trainer too)

I was hoping to gain strength, flexibility, increase my running speed, decrease injury and stress.

Heather’s classes helped with all of the above! The class is always physically and emotionally beneficial. She is happy and uplifting, but very honest and real, too.

Through the practice, I have gained confidence and stress relief.

During the class Heather’s reiki energy is unbelievable. I felt as if she is still touching me or near me for so long until I realized she was all the way at the back of the room (I was in the front section) It was magical.

You will feel comfortable and safe in Heather’s classes and you will get a great workout. I always feel completely accepted – never judged. In fact, never feeling judgment is actually one of my favorite aspects of Heather’s classes.
— Laura O'Malley-Jones - Mountville, Pa. - Yoga Sessions


Private Sessions

Guided Meditation 45min. $67

Relaxing Flow Vinyasa  |  Hatha mix, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga 60min.  $75

Yoga Nidra Session 60min. $67

↑ The above styles are available in person or as live video sessions ↑

↓ The below styles are available in person ↓

Reiki Restorative Bliss (Plus Aromatherapy & Crystal Healing) or Private Sound Bath 60min. $108

Yoga Therapy (similar to Thai massage)  75min. $108

Yoga Bliss

A session for stress relief, anxiety reduction and improved health - this 90min session begins with grounding meditation, centering and balancing pranayama (breathe work), 30 minutes of Asana (the physical practice of yoga poses/sequences and ends with the practice of Yoga Nidra to engage the parasympathetic nervous system and begin to restore the nervous system to balance.    90min. $108

Last nite was the third time I have tried a yoga class/instructor, and I guess what they say third time is the charm is true. I loved the class. I was able to do about 90 % of the moves, and I am confident that with time and practice I will be able to do it all. I love how you gave modified directions for those difficult poses for those of us not yet able to do the pose. And gave those who are more experienced ways to deepen the poses. I could not believe how fast the time went either. You are an awesome instructor.

For some reason, learning yoga is important to me, which is why I never gave up trying to find someone to teach me. It seems perfect to me that you are that person. Thank you so much. And I’m excited for next class.
— Denise - Pa.

Are you interested in offer Yoga to your employees? Let’s chat!

My scheduling software makes it easy for them to sign up online! This means once we make the initial arrangements, you won’t have to do anything else, except experience the increase in productivity and decrease in workplace tension!

I began yoga classes at the beginning of this year with the hope of getting a good whole-body workout.

I am completely amazed at how much better I feel after 9 months of consistent practice. I used to wake up each morning with, the not so unusual aches and pains of a 65-year-old body. I realized, at some point in this process, that those aches were no longer present. I am more flexible, stronger, have lost 15 pounds and feel excellent. My expectations for yoga have been far exceeded.

I contribute much of this to our instructor, Heather Dempsey. She always creates a program that has a tremendously smooth flow with seamless movement from one pose to another. Always with an eye to how it helps her students physically as well as psychologically. Heather explains how each pose is meant to help us and she does it with such a calm and soothing demeanor. Heather has a genuine kindness in her relationship with us. She is genuinely interested in our health and well-being and that is evident in the way she conducts her classes.

Quite simply, I find yoga to be an exceptional way to condition my whole body and mind. This beautiful practice has been exceptional for me as Heather has a perfect temperament, work ethic and awareness to bring out its full beauty.
— Dave Knapp - Central Pa. - Yoga Sessions


Group Classes (3 or more)

$15-20 per class

25% OFF bundle of 10 or a FREE Crystal Reiki Session ($64 value)


My greatest concern was to achieve more flexibility. I had constant aching from osteoarthritis in my right hip, which I no longer have due to yoga with Heather! With every class there is definite stress relief and I walk out totally relaxed.
Heather’s instructions are very clear, easy to follow and your voice is very soothing and calming. The class is very beneficial, you can adjust the positions to what your body can accomplish. There is never any judgment and always positive feedback.
— Beth S. - Columbia Pa.

Class Descriptions

Relaxing Flow Vinyasa/Hatha mix

If you prefer a slow pace that you can keep up with without losing your breath, still get a good workout and stretch and whether you are a seasoned yogi or a brand new newbie - this is your class.

Great for beginners and for those who prefer less cardio in their practice.  Gentle, Slow Flow Yoga incorporates a focus on alignment with slow, fluid movements, held a little longer thoughout the thoughtfully curated sequences.  This is great so a new student can learn the safe way to practice and a great mindful check in for the experienced yogi to re-connect with themselves.

Often there is an even split between seated, floor poses and a few balance standing poses, sometimes more floor work (maybe 60/40 split).  

This class creates deep relaxation while increasing mobility, flexibility and strength - without straining the muscles and joints.  Often body aches and pain begin to disappear after only a few weeks of practicing. All levels are welcome in this calming, laid-back practice.

Restorative Yoga

If you have a busy or anxious mind, stressful life or job and you know you need a way to slow down, this practice is for you - Give your body a chance to rest and heal with Restorative!

Our society and lifestyle has our sympathetic nervous system (aka fight or flight response) activated too often for a healthy mind and body.  For most people, this is their constant state of being, which can be very damaging to their physiology and well-being (things like weight gain, cancer, heart disease and much more can be associated with overactive sympathetic nervous system).  Restorative Yoga is a slow pace practice which engages the parasympathetic nervous system (aka rest-and-digest" or "feed and breed response) from the very first pose.  We all need this so desperately! The overall calming effect on the nervous system sets a deeply relaxing tone for the class that comforts your mind and body down to the cellular level, which enhances your body's ability to heal itself, to calm down and problem solve faster during daily stress and be more mindful.  

You will find your awareness is directed within, allowing you to take a deeper look at who you are, what you want, the choices you make and how you can serve the world. Restorative yoga opens us up to new levels of self-exploration and contemplation, allowing your inner being to shine forth. As your practice deepens, you will begin to make more deliberate and attentive choices, both on and off the mat so you will live in a more harmonious state.  

Last but not least, in our daily lives it’s easy to get pulled into the insecurity that is a byproduct of the modern world. Many people move through their days stifled by fear, riddled with anxiety, and paralyzed by uncertainty. Restorative yoga provides you with a safe harbor where you can reconnect with your true nature, your comfort your core being and beliefs in a safe, peaceful, supported environment. Making these connections through your poses, focusing on your breathe, and the deep relaxation you will experience will restore your ability to live with intention, make healthier choices, find good in the world and live the live a fuller, happier life.

A restorative yoga session, typically involves four to six poses (asanas), supported by props, with zero effort or strain, allowing you to completely relax and rest.  You will experience a blend of light twists, seated forward folds, gentle backbends and each asana is held for 5 minutes or more.

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with postures, or asanas, that are held for longer periods of time—for beginners, it may range from 45 seconds to two minutes; more advanced practitioners may stay in one asana from five minutes to twenty five minutes. This may sound similar to restorative yet how it differs is thatYin Yoga targets the connective tissues, such as the ligaments, bones, and even the joints of the body, generally of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine.  Opposite of Restorative, there is effort and sometimes strong sensations with holding a Yin pose. To some, Restorative and Yin yoga can sound boring, passive, or soft, when actually the yin practice can be quite challenging due to the long duration of the poses.
If you gently stretch connective tissue by holding a yin pose for a long time, the body will respond by making it a little longer and stronger - which is exactly what you want! These parts of the body not exercised very much in our typical active style of asana practice.

Different Yin yoga poses stimulate and remove blockages in the myofascial meridians in the body. This has the effect of balancing the body’s internal organs and systems.”

Benefits of a regular Yin yoga practice

  • Calms and balances the mind and body

  • Reduces stress and anxiety

  • Increases circulation

  • Improves flexibility

  • Releases fascia and improves joint mobility

  • Balances the internal organs and improves the flow of chi or prana

Yoga Nidra 

When deep healing and relaxation is needed and you would like to be guided there - Yoga Nidra is a beautiful practice to explore. Yoga Nidra is the science of deep relaxation.

Yoga means “union.” Nidra means “sleep.” Yoga Nidra is a state between sleep and deep relaxation. It is a systematic method of inducing deep physical, mental, and emotional relaxation. The practice is done while lying down on one’s back. The eyes are closed and the body made completely comfortable. It involves deep relaxation with inner awareness while I lead a guided “meditation” session. I will use auto-suggestion cues, visualization, and affirmation to create an environment in which healing can occur.

A few of the benefits now being confirmed by the medical field are increased immune function, digestive function, and better sleep. The gifts of Yoga Nidra are the releasing of old habits, fatigue, worry, and stress. Yoga Nidra can be practiced by anyone of any size or shape. This is not a physical exercise but rather a technique for physical rejuvenation, mental relaxation, spiritual growth, and overall wellness. According to yogic thought, unregulated stress is the root of most physical and mental ailments today. The secret of Yoga Nidra (and to better health) lie in its ability to relieve tension and stress at its root and restore a balanced state of mind and a deeply rested body.

Benefits of Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra cultivates profound quiet, deep relaxation and inner stillness. This practice has many benefits on the physical, mental and spiritual level. It is now being used in treatment for anxiety, PTSD, trauma, depression, etc.

Physical Benefits:

  • Stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system response in the body (rest & digest)

  • Decrease stress response

  • Decrease in blood pressure levels for those with high blood pressure

  • Decrease in blood gluclose levels for those with elevated blood gluclose levels

  • Decrease in the release of stress hormones

  • Improves digestion and assimiliation of food

  • Improves elimination of wastes from the body

  • Improves circulation

  • Pain reduction

  • Decreases inflammation

  • Improves and stabilizes mood

  • Decreases heart rate

Mental / Emotional Benefits:

  • Fosters a sense of wellness and ease

  • Can bring to conscious realization suppressed thoughts, emotions, desires, fears, etc

  • May aid in the release of long-held fears, anger, negative emotions, etc

  • Reduces stress and anxiety

  • Can reduce symptoms of PTSD

Spiritual Benefits:

  • May bring to light profound spiritual insights

  • Release and purify samskaras (latent deep impressions in the unconscious mind)

  • Release of karmas as samskaras are the driving for behind karmas

  • Can lead to moksha (spiritual liberation)