Andrea Ridgard is an Ayurvedic Health Counselor and 500 Hour Professional Level Kripalu Yoga teacher. She trained with Ana Hough of A2 Yoga for her first 200 hours. In January of 2015, Andrea secured a new home for her business within the Hygeia Healing Arts Center, where she teaches private yoga lessons and meeting clients for diet and lifestyle consultations. To learn more about private lessons, email
Before teaching yoga, Andrea graduated from the University of Michigan and worked with local grassroots non-profit organizations: The Young People’s Project, Inc. and Tilian Farmer Development Center to organize the community around their missions and create sustainable programming, and volunteered with The Agrarian Adventure. She continues to be closely tied to thess and other meaningful community work. When not practicing or teaching yoga or sharing Ayurveda with clients, Andrea enjoys cooking with local ingredients, growing her own food, hiking with her dog, and sharing food with friends and family.