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.

  • 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 …

  • 13 Feb, 2016
    Yoga books to refresh your practice

    It’s about that time when the New Year has lost its sparkle. When we might …

  • 27 Jan, 2016
    No VOKE, no prana

    Me getting VOKED in Costa Rica! A popular yoga saying goes, “No coffee, no prana”.  …

  • 23 Jan, 2016
    Cowgirl Yoga in Costa Rica 2016

    Riding horses and doing yoga in Costa Rica is a great way to start the …

  • 18 Dec, 2015
    The Ultimate Holiday Cheer: Frosted Horses

    We certainly will be having a white Christmas here in Bozeman. It’s been snowing, and …

  • 10 Dec, 2015
    Like Tea? Book your 2016 Yoga Retreat now!

    As I mentioned in my previous post’s Holiday Gift Guide, I like giving gifts. I …

  • 06 Dec, 2015
    Cowgirl Yoga 2015 Gift Guide

    It always feels like a precipitous dropoff after Thanksgiving, as we careen towards Christmas and …

  • 13 Nov, 2015
    2 days left to nominate for our 2016 Cowgirls vs. Cancer retreat!

    We are nearing the end of our 2016 Cowgirls vs. Cancer retreat nomination time – …

  • 06 Nov, 2015
    Her life after breast cancer: A Cowgirl Yogini shares her story

    I’m thrilled to share a guest post by a Cowgirl Yogini from this fall. Dani, …