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.

  • 01 Oct, 2020
    Cowgirl Commentary: 2020

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

  • 12 Jun, 2020
    Safe & Found – 2020 Yoga Retreat Guidelines

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

  • 09 Jun, 2020
    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 …

  • 20 Apr, 2020
    Trust & Horse Play

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

  • 08 Apr, 2020
    The Beginning of Better

    This spring hasn’t gone the way anyone would like it to — literally anyone. If …

  • 24 Mar, 2020
    Better Mantras for Better Days

    Let’s skip all the disclaimers about how some people have it worse right now — …

  • 23 Mar, 2020
    Kindly Managing Anxiety & Freakout Moments With Yoga

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

  • 13 Feb, 2020
    Yoga. Horses. Art… AND Creativity! Who’s in?

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

  • 18 Jan, 2020
    Why you should come with us to France

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

  • 14 Jan, 2020
    Yin Yoga – Slow Down in 2020

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

  • 05 Dec, 2019
    2020 Yoga Retreat Gift Guide

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

  • 22 Nov, 2019
    2019 Cowgirl Yoga Holiday Gift List

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

  • 15 Nov, 2019
    Yoga: extreme sport?

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

  • 09 Nov, 2019
    Important Lessons from Italians, #1: Setting the Table

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

  • 25 Jul, 2019
    Tuscany Made Semplice: Dos and Don’ts

    Guest Post by Caitlin Kelly, Yoga Instructor & Lifelong Italy Admirer The perfect pairing for …

  • 29 Apr, 2019
    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 …

  • 15 Feb, 2019
    Winter and What’s Ahead

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

  • 26 Nov, 2018
    2019 Yoga Retreat Gift Guide

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

  • 28 Oct, 2018
    Lavender Eye Pillows – A Gift that Gives Back

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

  • 01 Jul, 2018
    The Moving Meditation of Hiking

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

  • 17 Apr, 2018
    Getting Grounded: the link between yoga and horses

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