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.

LOVEfest and FUNdraiser 2023 – Crystal Water

We humbly invite you to join us December 9 at 9 am Pacific / Noon Eastern for our annual LOVEfest and FUNdraiser. This feel-good online event is FREE to attend and we hope to see you there. It gives us a chance to get together and thank our community, get a glimpse of what we’ve accomplished, and a look towards the future. Read More

The Ten Most important Sutras – Judith Hanson Lasater

The 196 verses of the Yoga Sutras create an exquisitely sophisticated map of mind and consciousness, and to attempt to separate ten that are the most important is as foolish as digging to China. However, I will attempt to discuss ten of the sutras which I find definitive for the study of yoga. Read More

Synchronized Swinging and ‘Odd Sympathy’ – Anne Jablonski

A friend recently shared a nugget of advice she’d read online, aimed at those prone to discouragement and despair about the world’s crazy-scary state. For anyone overwhelmed by the contrast between the immensity of the problems and the realistic measure of any one individual’s capacity to influence them. Her counsel? Read More

The Unexplainable Importance of Yoga – J. Brown

We’ve all heard about the amazing things that yoga can do for us, but try explaining exactly what it is and how it works and you quickly find yourself on shaky ground. There is an innate something at the heart of the matter that simply cannot be measured, only felt. Read More

Preserving the Balance – Crystal Water

One of our coolest projects this year has been the Native Plants and Pollinator Project. Not only has it increased habitat for pollinators, it has added new beauty and amenities to the Ranch, including a kitchen garden and mini outdoor library. Read More

Rewriting the Story: One Word, One Pose at a Time – Andy Vantrease

It was week two of my yoga teacher training in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and I was unraveling. I had come here with high expectations (and equally high anxiety): Return to the place where Lyme Disease ripped my life apart several years earlier—and prove to myself how far I’d come. How much I’d grown. How deeply I had healed. 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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