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.

  • 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 …

  • 26 Sep, 2013
    Cupcake Chaturanga

    Here I go again about Chaturanga (read my first post on the subject, Chaturanga Cowgirl). …

  • 09 Sep, 2013
    Back-to-back Inspiration

    We’ve settled into September and I haven’t blogged yet?? Ouch. We’ve had back-to-back retreats. Which …

  • 19 Aug, 2013
    Chaturanga Cowgirl

    Oh, chaturanga dandasana. We’ve had a long and complicated relationship. I remember my first few …

  • 15 Aug, 2013
    Horse-Human ❤

    Autumn approaches…I am excited. I must confess, summer is not really my season. Fall is …

  • 03 Aug, 2013
    Keep Calm & Carry On teaching yoga

    Being in nature is not always a pleasant experience. For many people, it is distinctly …

  • 24 Jul, 2013
    Cowgirl Yoga Chic

    A mid-summer’s day dream: it’s mid-summer, and the top picture from our July CY Ranch …

  • 11 Jul, 2013
    Confessions of a sort-of Yoga Selfie

    And…the latest yoga brouhaha is “yoga selfies”. A recent guest blogger on YogaDork posted this gem: How …

  • 04 Jul, 2013
    Healing Through Horses, Women, & Unicorns

    I’m no stranger to healing with horses. We see it all the time on our Cowgirl …

  • 23 Jun, 2013
    LUXE Cowgirl Yoga

    Here are some gorgeous images from last weekend’s LUXE CY. Do these Cowgirl Yoginis look …

  • 20 Jun, 2013
    Healing with horses & yoga 2013

    Two weekends in a row of Cowgirl Yoga! Including our 2013 Cowgirls vs. Cancer retreat. …

  • 04 Jun, 2013
    Montana, where the grass is greener

    Whoa, here we go! School’s out (well, my daughter’s school is already) and we’re kicking …