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.

  • 24 May, 2013
    My moving yoga mat

    It’s a beautiful day here – one of those when the grass is so green …

  • 16 May, 2013
    Cowgirls vs. Cancer, DC style

    It’s fairly rare for me to wish to be someplace besides Montana. But over Mother’s …

  • 12 May, 2013
    Messy motherhood moments, and how my mat fits in

    Today, I am grateful for the way some time on my mat can help me …

  • 28 Apr, 2013
    Cowgirl Yoga in Washington DC

    Spring time in Montana also means it’s time for our Cowgirls vs. Cancer fundraiser. I …

  • 25 Apr, 2013
    I love Bozeman, spring edition

    I’m back in the Bozeman groove, and gearing up for retreat season. In typical Montana …

  • 16 Apr, 2013
    The comfort of my mat

    We returned from a two week trip to Japan on Saturday. In a jet lagged …

  • 31 Mar, 2013
    Remembering Rocco

    It’s a bittersweet Easter for me. On this day of new beginnings, I am saddened …

  • 25 Mar, 2013
    Cowgirl Commentary on Yoga Controversy

    I had been congratulating myself on not getting sick all winter. And then, the universe …

  • 17 Mar, 2013
    Lessons in mother-daughter yoga

    Just back from spring break in California: wine country, NoCal coast, topped off by a …

  • 05 Mar, 2013
    One-pose wonder: handstand

    Midwinter blahs got you down? Boost your spirits and your energy with a handstand (Adho …

  • 01 Mar, 2013
    Wolves in Wonderland

    I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again…we are so lucky to have Yellowstone …

  • 22 Feb, 2013
    Cowgirl Yogatography

    Speaking of horses…we gave our Fall Yogatography retreat a makeover. If you like yoga + …

  • 15 Feb, 2013
    My Windhorses

    Amidst all the winter fun, I’ve realized how much I miss the horses. Especially my …

  • 09 Feb, 2013
    A few of my fave midwinter Montana things

    It’s about that time when the midwinter blahs can set in. We don’t really get …

  • 03 Feb, 2013
    Contest & Iyengar book giveaway: What is CY philosophy?

    So I’ll admit, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras are not exactly what I call easy reading, such …

  • 31 Jan, 2013
    Warm winter wishes

    Our 2013 Winter Wonderland and Wellness retreat is behind us, but the beauty of the …

  • 30 Jan, 2013
    Back in the blog saddle

    I’m not usually at a loss for words, but I’ve recently had a big, heavy …

  • 10 Jan, 2013
    Horses + Snow

    Happy New Year! Yes, I know, I am over a week late with that, but …

  • 01 Jan, 2013
    2012 Round Up

    As we get ready to welcome 2013, I’m reflecting on the year in the rear …

  • 30 Dec, 2012
    Guilt vs. Gratitude

    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our …

  • 25 Dec, 2012
    Merry Montana Christmas

    Wishing you and yours much health and happiness this Christmas. Count your blessings, always. Lots …