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.

  • 25 Apr, 2014
    Cowgirl Dirt/Yoga contest

    One of the things that energizes me most about living in Montana is the way …

  • 17 Apr, 2014
    Cowgirl Yoga goes mermaid

    Second half of April and it’s my first post of the month?! But I have …

  • 28 Mar, 2014
    Cowgirl Cupcakes

    Because it’s Friday, let’s keep it light as the frosting of a cupcake, and muse …

  • 20 Mar, 2014
    Self-care is non-negotiable

    I was recently interviewed by the lovely Jenni Hulbert, health and fitness coach and founder …

  • 15 Mar, 2014
    Yoga – not on the to-do list

    We all know, theoretically, that yoga is a gift. Yet in practice it sometimes becomes …

  • 27 Feb, 2014
    Cowgirl Yoga in Costa Rica

    Some things are just meant to be. When Equisol contacted me last fall about bringing …

  • 16 Feb, 2014
    A time for heart openers, yours & mine

    The last few weeks have been an emotional hurricane, as my family lost someone very …

  • 31 Jan, 2014
    B-LUXE Cowgirl Yoga

    Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the year of the horse…so the perfect year to experience …

  • 25 Jan, 2014
    Cowgirls vs. Cancer 2014

    My family life has been tumultuous lately. A family member is very ill, and it …

  • 16 Jan, 2014
    Horses, snow, and moving slow

    Halfway through the first month of the New Year, and I feel like I haven’t …

  • 22 Dec, 2013
    Life lessons on the yoga mat

    I know I’ve mentioned this before, but just to reiterate: I’m not a big Bikram …

  • 19 Dec, 2013
    Take flight (on your yoga mat)

    Arm balances are usually on everyone’s yoga wish list. My gift to you is to …

  • 14 Dec, 2013
    A Yogi Christmas Cookie fantasy

    People who bake Christmas cookies, I salute you. I have some serious Christmas cookie envy. …

  • 09 Dec, 2013
    EnJOY the season (and book a Big Sky Yoga Retreat!)

    There is nothing like being an adult to make time go by too fast. Remember …

  • 05 Dec, 2013
    Ujjayi breath through a snorkel

    My car dashboard told me it was -12 degrees this morning. Most people might complain …

  • 19 Nov, 2013
    Go ahead, make a wish – a #MyFitWish

    Guess what! It’s not too early for New Year’s Resolutions. This one is fun, promise…plus …

  • 15 Nov, 2013
    Hooray for Hip Openers! (no matter what the NYT says)

    Alright, I read the NYT article Women’s Flexibility is a Liability (in Yoga) and I’m …

  • 09 Nov, 2013
    13 Retreats in 2013: Cowgirl Yogatography Grand Finale

    Retreat season ended in mid-October, and I’ve been meaning to write this post about what …

  • 29 Oct, 2013
    Yoga on Horseback – riding the trend

    So it seems that “Yoga on Horseback” is über trendy right now, after the folks …

  • 22 Oct, 2013
    Cowgirls vs. Cancer 2014

    Our 2013 retreat season just ended, but we are already gearing up for 2014. Like …

  • 11 Oct, 2013
    Yoga & Yellowstone becomes Winter Wonderland

    Have I mentioned that the weather can be unpredictable in Montana? We got a big …