If you are a first time student at YHE, you may want to consult with our staff to help find your best placement. Ayurveda:  The 5000 year-old preventative medicine system, and science of life, teaches us how to live with the laws of nature, making lifestyle choices based on our personal body/mind constitutional type. Eat,… [Continue Reading]

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Eco Store & More

Our retail space at Yoga for Health Education is filled with earth friendly products. We carry a large selection of yoga props, Ayurveda herbal formulas, yoga, tai chi, meditation health & wellness books, CD’s, DVD’s and so much more! Holiday Organic Specials from Flora: Udo’s Oil 3-6-9 Blend, Sleep Essence, Swedish Bitters & Sambu Guard   We care… [Continue Reading]



   Libby Robold MA, E-RYT 500, PRYT, AYT Libby began her yoga studies with Dr. Ron Chalfant, Iyengar teacher, in 1975. She began practicing yoga from books for a couple of years before taking her first class which she hoped would provide relief from chronic hip and abdominal pain. Falling in love with yoga at first… [Continue Reading]


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Phone:  231.922.9642 (YOGA) e-mail: or Address:  Yoga for Health Education LLC 1200 West 11th St., Suite 106; Traverse City, MI 49684  



Yoga is fun, social and an enjoyable activity for students of all ages! Have a look at some of our students enjoying themselves in our different classes and environments!

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to A Comprehensive Program of Wellness for Body, Mind and Soul

In the interest of your health and well being, we cordially invite you to join us in a series of ongoing classes or attend one of our workshops, clinics or retreats!  A comprehensive wellness program, a welcoming and highly experienced staff and a tranquil setting awaits you.

Yoga for Health Education, located at The Village Center in Traverse City, Michigan, offers practical yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, tai chi, Pilates and Feldenkrais in a most unique and tranquil setting – the former State Hospital grounds. At this Center for Conscious Living, we feature three spacious classrooms which overlook a tree-filled park, free of automobile noise & exhaust. Windows are usually open during the warm days of spring, summer and fall to bring in fresh outdoor air, as well as pleasant sounds of song birds.

YHE’s programs are designed to meet the needs of each individual in a non-competitive and safe environment. We feature a wide array of classes for all ages & ability levels, taught by mature, professional instructors who come to Yoga for Health Education with diverse training and fields of expertise, each with a minimum of eight years experience in their program.        

Our Retail Store accommodates the area’s largest selection of yoga props and a multitude of books on yoga, Ayurveda, nutrition and tai chi. Gift certificates may be purchased for merchandise as well as for classesStore hours are 9 am-Noon and 4-6 pm Monday through Friday.

The FULL Fall Session of classes has ended for several of our instructors.  There are still many regularly scheduled classes December 16-18 and even a selection of Holiday Extras, December 18-23.  The Winter Session begins on Monday, January 5.  Our Almost Free Classes Fundraiser will be held on Friday, January 2, for The Watershed Center.  Registrations for the Winter Session may be made throughout December.

When you check our schedule, you will see that we offer something for every age and body condition As teachers, we are here to support, encourage and motivate.  Above all else, as some of our classes are highly challenging, we will never push you to do more than is safe for your situation.  So come join us!  There is no better time than right now to participate in your own healthcare.  

We look forward to providing you with a wealth of information designed to enrich your life and to supplement a healthy lifestyle.  May we continue to evolve into greater health & wellness throughout the year!

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Libby & Michael Robold, Directors