Cowgirl Yoga™ Blog

Montana Musings from Margaret Burns Vap on life under the Big Sky,
motherhood, horses, and last but not least, yoga.
Yeehaw & Namaste.

  • 10 Feb, 2017
    Foodie Cowgirl Yogini

    Food, Horses and Yoga. If I had to name my top three passions, that’s what …

  • 29 Jan, 2017
    Ripple Effects

    Guest Blog by Nicole Ross (BSYR Ranch Hand) Today was a normal Saturday. Or, I should say, it …

  • 19 Jan, 2017
    Yoga & Grief: a practice, a process

      2016: first Prince, next Bowie, then my younger brother. George Michael, Princess Leia. There …

  • 17 Nov, 2016
    10 Costa Rica Questions

    Ten simple and straightforward questions, to entice you to take one of the 4 spots left …

  • 12 Nov, 2016
    Yoga = Union

    So, it’s been a roller coaster of a week. A roller coaster of a year, …

  • 29 Oct, 2016
    Horse Dreams – Cowgirl Yoga 2017

    Way back when, I worked for a French cosmetics company. Part of my job was …

  • 17 Oct, 2016
    Cowgirls vs. Cancer 2017

      It’s a dark, gloomy day outside, during a dark, gloomy election time. I have …

  • 13 Sep, 2016
    Fall in Montana: turning over a new leaf

    There is no other season change that is as inspiring as the one from summer …

  • 13 Aug, 2016
    Beehive Basin: Hiking Happiness

    And suddenly, everyone is talking about the end of summer. I must admit that I …

  • 11 Aug, 2016
    Cowgirl Yogatography: a new travel genre

    On our yoga and outdoor fitness retreats, I pay attention to what inspires women. Let …

  • 07 Jul, 2016
    Fall Yoga & Hiking Retreats…and summer reading

    It’s right about now that summer starts screeching by. It might feel like we are …

  • 23 Jun, 2016
    Connecting Yoga & Horses

    A lot has been said, by me, on this topic. But wait – there’s more. …

  • 19 Jun, 2016
    Healing with Horses & Yoga

    We started off our summer retreat season with two glorious back-to-back Cowgirl Yogas. It’s always …

  • 13 May, 2016
    A Day in the Life of Cowgirl Yoga

    I wrote this for Western Horse UK earlier this year. Our picture was on the …

  • 03 May, 2016
    Cowgirl Yogatography 2016 – A Grand Mix of Yoga, Horses & Photography

    A guest post from our own Montana Yoga Photographer and Cowgirl Yogatography guru, Larry Stanley.  …

  • 30 Apr, 2016
    Cowgirl Commentary on Overdoing It: the Yoga Edition

    I’ve had this article up on my browser for the last week or so: Turns …

  • 20 Apr, 2016
    Yoga & the F bomb

    A guest post by our own lovely Lisa, who is fresh back hOMe after two …

  • 15 Apr, 2016
    Why you should sign up for a yoga retreat

      And…what you should look for in one. At first glance, this might seem self-serving …

  • 07 Apr, 2016
    Interview with our 1st yoga retreater ever

      If you’ve been on retreat with me, it’s likely you’ve met Lori. If you …

  • 22 Mar, 2016
    Dolphins: the ultimate heart opener

    The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. …

  • 29 Feb, 2016
    Because Montana

    Happy Leap Day! Like February needs an extra day, right? Well, an extra day is …