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Heart Opening Yoga

All photos by Larry Stanley Photography. It’s that time of year again… yes, Valentine’s Day …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on February 12, 2021 | Categories: Blog, healthy living, Montana, wellness, Winter, and Yoga.

Yoga you can do when you can’t do anything else

All photos by Larry Stanley Photography. So… that happened. My entire family got COVID. I’m …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on November 22, 2020 | Categories: Blog, healthy living, Montana, wellness, Winter, and Yoga.

Cowgirl Commentary: 2020

I’ve had this blog post brewing for awhile, but then things keep happening. This year …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on October 1, 2020 | Categories: Blog, Cowgirl Fun, healthy living, Hiking, Meditation, Montana, Motherhood, and nature.

Safe & Found – 2020 Yoga Retreat Guidelines

We’re thrilled that Montana re-opened for tourism June 1. We’ve been busy rebooking cowgirl yoginis …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on June 12, 2020 | Categories: Blog.

Practicing Yoga When You Don’t Feel Like Yoga

Guest blog by Retreat Leader Caitlin Something I’ve been hearing a lot over the past few …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on June 9, 2020 | Categories: Blog, healthy living, and wellness.

Trust & Horse Play

A guest post by Summer, one of our Cowgirl Yoga Ranch Hands! She’ll be facilitating a …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on April 20, 2020 | Categories: Blog.

Kindly Managing Anxiety & Freakout Moments With Yoga

I’ve known all along that yoga is the answer to almost every problem. I’ve been …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on March 23, 2020 | Categories: Blog.

Yoga. Horses. Art… AND Creativity! Who’s in?

Calling all wanna-be artsy cowgirl yoginis! On our June 11-14 LUXE Cowgirl Yoga & Creativity …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on February 13, 2020 | Categories: Blog, healthy living, Meditation, Montana, and wellness.

Why you should come with us to France

Bonjour! While you’re cozying up this winter with a cup of tea, picture springtime in …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on January 18, 2020 | Categories: Blog and Hiking.

Yin Yoga – Slow Down in 2020

Whoa partner! Remember my post Yoga: Extreme Sport? Here’s a follow up by Caitlin, our …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on January 14, 2020 | Categories: Blog.

2020 Yoga Retreat Gift Guide

Our 2020 yoga retreat gift guide is here! While you are in the throes of …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on December 5, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Christmas, Gifts, Horses, Montana, and Yoga.

2019 Cowgirl Yoga Holiday Gift List

Are you ready for some fun? Forget those “best blah-blah-blah” gift lists — all of …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on November 22, 2019 | Categories: Blog, Christmas, Cowgirl Fun, Gifts, Holiday, and Horses.

Yoga: extreme sport?

Many moons ago, part of my job in the beauty industry was to predict trends. …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on November 15, 2019 | Categories: Blog, MT Yoga Photog, Yellowstone, and Yoga.

Important Lessons from Italians, #1: Setting the Table

We recently finished our 2019 yoga retreat season with our Yoga & Vineyard Tuscany trip. …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on November 9, 2019 | Categories: Blog.

Why you should come with us to Italy

Ciao bellas! While you’re soaking up spring, we’ve come up with some really compelling reasons …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on April 29, 2019 | Categories: Blog.

Winter and What’s Ahead

I love winter. There, I said it. Yeah, I know…it can feel old right about …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on February 15, 2019 | Categories: Blog.

2019 Yoga Retreat Gift Guide

The 2019 yoga retreat gift guide is here! While you are in the throes of …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on November 26, 2018 | Categories: Blog.

Lavender Eye Pillows – A Gift that Gives Back

Guest post by Cowgirls vs. Cancer 2017 alumna Becky. Looking for a holiday gift that gives …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on October 28, 2018 | Categories: Blog.

The Moving Meditation of Hiking

I just returned from 10 days of hiking with my hub in the Austrian Alps, …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on July 1, 2018 | Categories: Blog, Hiking, Meditation, nature, and yoga philosophy.

Getting Grounded: the link between yoga and horses

It’s been a never ending winter here in Montana, and our cozy little neck of …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on April 17, 2018 | Categories: Blog, Horses, MT Yoga Photog, and Yoga.

Italy & the Healing Power of Food

Guest post by Caitlin, who teaches on our B-LUXE Cowgirl Yoga retreats in Montana, and …

Posted by Margaret Burns Vap on February 7, 2018 | Categories: Blog, Food, healthy living, and wellness.

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