Feathered Pipe Blog – Voice Of The Wisdom Holders

Feathered Pipe Blog: Voice of the Wisdom Holders

The Feathered Pipe has been blessed to host many of the foremost teachers, guides and wisdom holders within the realm of yoga, meditation, spirituality, health and wellness during our four-plus decades of existence. The Feathered Pipe Blog offers you the opportunity to explore more deeply their thoughts and insights for opening to experience a more healthful and fulfilling life.

Let the Season Begin! – Crystal Water

Our team has been busy cleaning and opening up the facilities of the Feathered Pipe Ranch, as well as making many improvements in preparation for opening. As much as the late May snow tries to restrain us (springtime in Montana), we are ready to officially kick off our 2024 retreat season! Read More

A Lesson for Living: Do the Needful – Dorinda Nyberg

In the years since, I have come to realize that doing “just the right amount” is applicable off the mat in almost anything I undertake. Isn’t this exactly what the practice of yoga is meant to help us understand? We settle into a pose, notice where it is today, feel its essence, assess its wants and then do the needful. Read More

Ardha Chandrasana: Half Moon Pose – Marla Apt

Ardha Chandrasana, the Half Moon pose is said to resemble the image of an Indian moon floating in the sky. The Sanskrit word Chandra also refers to the qualities of brilliance or shine of the moon. Although the torso is not dangling but is held up by strong legs, a lightness and freedom can be experienced in this pose as if you can radiate in all directions.  Read More

Health & Ayurveda: What I Value The Most – Melina Meza

What I value most in this precious life is health. Health to me means absence of disease, stable energy levels and emotions, steady appetite, regular bowel movements and a daily urge to be creative. My definition of health is strongly influenced by my practice and study in Ayurveda over the last few decades and I continue to appreciate the practical wisdom she offers. Read More

The Ranch Magic Isn’t Just for Summertime

Simon Kaplan first came to the Ranch in summer of 2023 and was inspired (and just adventuresome enough) to want to be that brave soul to look after the property long after the nourishing warmth and convenience of summer was gone. Read More

Many of these writings' authors are treasured alumni and presenters of the Feathered Pipe retreat and travel programs. If you find yourself inspired by anything you have read here and wish to dive deeper, please consider joining us for a week-long program at the Feathered Pipe Ranch.



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