Yoga Instructors

Meet Charity

The Facts: Charity Castner teaches yoga classes at H2L Studio. She’s certified in tradition Hatha Yoga.

Her History:  After having her first child, she instructors yoga harrisburgfell in love with yoga to help her relax, recharge, refocus and get mentally and physically prepared for being a mom.  Charity has been certified since 2009 and teaching ever since.  When she isn’t teaching, running around showing houses as a Realtor or chasing kids, you can find her reading, hanging out with family and friends or whipping something up in the kitchen.

What to Expect: During Charity’s gentle classes you will focus on your breathing and slowing down, learning to enjoy the moments of stillness and quiet.  During her Vinyasa class, get ready to get that heart rate up and sweat a little.

Favorite Quote: “I drink and I know things.” – Tyrion Lannister

Guilty Pleasure: Cereal! Mainly Capt’n Crunch and ice cream

Meet Deborah

Picture of Deborah for cycling, reiki, pilates classes teacherThe Facts: Deborah Kearns teaches Pilates, Yoga, and Cycling classes at H2L and as a Reiki Master Practitioner also offers private Reiki sessions. She is certified through Peak Pilates (mat and equipment), a 200RYT with Yoga Fit,  a Schwinn Cycling Instructor, TRX certified trainer, and has received Reiki training locally with Rickie Meryl Freedman, and in New York City and Asheville, NC with Allison Hayes.

Her History: A former Adjunct Professor of Humanities, Deborah gravitated towards Pilates, Yoga, Reiki and Cycling to help her lead a healthier and happier life. A perpetual student, Deborah enjoys learning something new from each client and each class she teaches at H2L. When not at the studio Deborah loves being with her husband Mark, her children Courtney and Kyle, her dog Boomer, her cat Tess, and also loves traveling, writing, and reading.
What to Expect: During Deborah’s classes, you can expect her to remind you that everything you are doing is just a practice, not a perfect, and that giggling is highly encouraged.
Favorite Quote: “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” -Buddha
Guilty Pleasure: Tootsie Rolls and Caramel Creams

Meet Irene

yoga teachers mechanicsburgThe Facts: Irene Clauser teaches Yoga classes here at H2L Studio. She received her 200-hour certification from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health and is also certified in Child Light Yoga. She teaches vinyasa flow, yin, and restorative yoga.

Her History: Irene is a Penn State graduate and former Domestic Violence Counselor/Advocate who recently became a new mom. She first discovered yoga as a teenager and later became a dedicated student as a young adult. Her study of yoga initially began as a physical practice and later flourished into a study of yogic philosophy, spirituality, and the inner self.

What to Expect: During Irene’s class, you can expect to build some heat with a meditative flow while working on physical and mental strength and flexibility!

Favorite Quote:  “The highest spiritual practice is self-observation without judgment.” ~ Swami Kripalu

Guilty Pleasure: Anything with chocolate!

Meet Lissa

The Facts: Lissa Schubert teaches Yoga at H2L Studio. She’s a certified 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher.

Her History: Her yoga practice started back in college as her required gym course. Lissa SchubertShe fell in love instantly and craved more. After finding a lot of classes unsatisfactory, she knew then she wanted to teach yoga and show that it wasn’t about what your body could do, but about what your mind could do as well. Over the last few years, yoga has evolved her both mentally and physically. Learning to unite breath with movement, slowing down, and connecting her to her true being is what yoga has taught her so far. She believes yoga is about creating space and awareness so that we can all open up and be a creative energy center for ourselves in all aspects of our lives.

What to expect in class: In Lissa’s Vinyasa yoga classes, you can expect a slow flow, but don’t let that fool you! You’ll strengthen, tone, balance, stretch, and flow all with some upbeat music, laughs, and overall welcoming energy.

Favorite Quote: “The Nature of Yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.”

Guilty Pleasure: Cake!