• Heal Your Mind & Body at Dewa Spa

  • Study with World-Class Teachers

  • Practice in One of Our Unique Venues

  • Expand Your Awareness with Meditation

  • Go Hiking in the Catskill Mountains

  • Enjoy Delicious Nourishing Farm-to-Table Cuisine

  • Menla is a Project of Tibet House US,

    the Dalai Lama’s Cultural Center in NYC

Michelle Cavanagh

Here and Now Yoga, Owner/Instructor
Michelle’s movement experience started with dance at age three and continued through fitness and martial arts. She then began her yoga practice in the mid-90s eventually studying with world-renowned teachers on both coasts. After graduating from New York University in 1994, she worked as a professional actor, while also becoming a martial arts instructor in Los Angeles. In 2008, Michelle returned back home to NY to start a family. She became certified with Yoga Alliance (200-hr) in 2010 and completed a Restorative Yoga Certification in 2018.
In addition to teaching yoga, Michelle owns a boutique portrait photography business: Michelle Ingkavet Photography. And in spring 2023, Michelle is slated to graduate from the University of Memphis (online), with a Masters of Science in Nutrition, with a concentration in Environmental Nutrition.

Events with Michelle Cavanagh

ELEVATE: Here and Now Yoga & Wellness Retreat
July 31 - August 3, 2023

Elevate yourself into the fresh mountain air of the Catskills in upstate New York. Whether you are a seasoned yogi or beginner, join us to deepen your yoga practice, awaken your spirit, and rise to the special occasion of a 4-day, 3-night all-inclusive yoga and wellness retreat in this most lovely secluded setting. This summer will be Here and Now Yoga’s third annual retreat and second time returning to Menla. Owner/Instructor Michelle Cavanagh will teach open level yoga classes including Pranayama (breathing exercises), flowing Asana (poses), and Yoga Nidra (guided meditation). Move with ease with Alexander Technique instructor Jane Apostol…


375 Pantherkill Road, P.O. Box 70 Phoenicia, NY 12464