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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.

  • 22 Mar, 2015
    Mountains, Metaphors & Breast Cancer on Kilimanjaro

    Retreat alumna Deirdre is climbing a mountain for a cause. A BIG mountain. I asked …

  • 14 Mar, 2015
    Ask the Cowgirl Yogini: How can I start meditating?

    It seems fitting to follow up a post on Montana Malas with my answer to …

  • 07 Mar, 2015
    Montana Mala Making

    Guest post by Caitlin K., who teaches with me on our B-LUXE Cowgirl Yoga retreats …

  • 05 Mar, 2015
    Cowgirl Yogatography

    This makes my heart explode with emotion. I am proud to have been part of …

  • 28 Feb, 2015
    Winter Wonderland: an opportunity for Wellness

    Our Winter Wonderland and Wellness retreat last weekend had a little bit of everything: horses …

  • 12 Feb, 2015
    Cowgirl Commentary on the Colonization of Yoga

    It was only a matter of time before things got ugly again. Now, India wants …

  • 31 Jan, 2015
    Pura Vida, CY style

    I have to say, starting off the year in Costa Rica is highly recommended. I’ve …

  • 03 Jan, 2015
    The R word

    Resolutions. That word, it’s enough to squelch your New Year’s joy, isn’t it? But you …

  • 01 Jan, 2015
    Welcome 2015!
  • 31 Dec, 2014
    Juil – Tadasana to go

    On my yoga retreats, we emphasize not just the importance of connecting to self through …

  • 18 Dec, 2014
    ReTreat Yourself

    Shit just got real this week, right? Only 7 days till Christmas. Have you finished …

  • 13 Dec, 2014
    Be Inspired

    Eeek! Where have I been? Somewhat scattered about. Trying to pull it all together as …

  • 15 Nov, 2014
    Good Yoga Read: Going OM

    You might have noticed there are a lot of yoga books out there. Not just …

  • 05 Nov, 2014
    Yoga & Horses teach similar lessons

    A stunning late fall afternoon. 9 year old has a riding lesson. I decide to …

  • 30 Oct, 2014
    An intimate & inspiring journey, through breast cancer & tattoos

    I asked one of our Cowgirls vs. Cancer alumnae to share her intimate and incredibly …

  • 25 Oct, 2014
    Sign up now for 2015 Retreats!

    It’s time. After much anticipation, emails, phone calls, etc. – we are now taking reservations …

  • 21 Oct, 2014
    Yoga + Tea Time

    So remember a few months ago when I said I was going to convert from …

  • 16 Oct, 2014
    KiraGrace Goddess Love for Cowgirls vs. Cancer

    I don’t even know where to start, so much to share. Lack of recent blogging …

  • 22 Sep, 2014
    Let’s Squat

    How often do you hear that? Many of my retreat students have expressed gratitude for …

  • 19 Sep, 2014
    Cowgirl Yogatography 2014 – two spots left

    And now…a note from Larry, our very own Montana Yoga Photographer, and my co-pilot for …

  • 13 Sep, 2014
    Old Gringo Cancer Kickin’ Cowgirl Boots

    I remember when we first moved to Montana, and I hesitated on the cowgirl boots. …