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.

Happy New Year 2022: Forward into the New Year!

Happy New Year! I’d like to start this year with HEARTFELT GRATITUDE! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you for participating with us on so many levels in the ways you have, whether it was by visiting, volunteering, working, or teaching at the Ranch, donating to Feathered Pipe Foundation, and/or joining us online. Read More

Change Comes From Within – Andy Vantrease

Finding the Feathered Pipe Ranch while in the thick of my healing journey with Lyme Disease was one of the biggest blessings of my life, a crossing too serendipitous to be chalked up as coincidence. I was 27 years old, and I wrote a letter to India asking if I could come out and spend time on the land among kindred spirits. Read More

Asana for the Ages – Marla Apt

Imagine practicing the same sequence for a lifetime. Senior level Iyengar Yoga instructor Marla Apt was asked to suggest one set of poses you could do for decades, with modifications to honor the changes in energy and ability you’ll encounter at different times. It is assumed you have a basic knowledge of the poses presented. Read More

Continuing the Dream – Crystal Water

Warm holiday wishes to you all from Feathered Pipe! Last week, we had our online LOVEfest and FUNdraiser. We'd like to share the LOVE FUN with you all. Feel the lasting glow of summer 2021 with Feathered Pipe Island and a virtual trip to the Ranch stupa, and get inspired by Erich Schiffmann's reflection on settling into what is. Read More

Yoga, Nutrition & Ayurveda for Immune Health – Melina Meza

Your immune system is made up of many components including the tonsils, thymus gland, lymphatic and circulatory systems, digestive tract, and bone marrow. Each of these systems (or parts of the body) plays a unique role in helping your body fight against foreign invaders like bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Read More

Life’s Richness is in the Stories – Crystal Water

The Feathered Pipe Ranch been organized, polished, drained, put into hibernation with the bears until the spring. As we count down the days till reopening, we will continue to stay in touch and hopefully delight one another with stories, the Dandelion Effect Podcast, and educational opportunities! Read More

Journey into Healing – Brant Secunda

In 1970 at 18 years old, intrigued by a book of Carlos Castenada. I left my hometown in New Jersey and set out on a Journey to Ixtlan as a spiritual tourist in search of Don Juan. En route, I met a Huichol schoolteacher, who gave me the name of his family’s village – a 5 day walk away. 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.