Feathered Pipe Roots - A Mystical Intersection of People, Place & Spirit

Feathered Pipe Roots: A Mystical Intersection of People, Place & Spirit

The fabric of the Feathered Pipe is woven of a profusion of radiant threads of place, people, and spirit – all intersecting in sometimes unexpected ways, creating a wellspring that fostered and continues to nurture prescient souls in the communities of yoga, meditation, and personal growth. Beginning as the Holistic Life Foundation in the early 70s, Feathered Pipe Roots explore the other-worldly history and interwoven tapestry of one of America’s oldest and most revered institutions in the world of  yoga.

R. Carlos Nakai: Finding & Sharing Your Soul’s Music

Feathered Pipe's dear friend R. Carlos Nakai is the world’s premier performer of the Native American flute. Here, R. Carlos speaks about music as a form of self-expression, sharing art as a catalyst for personal growth, and how teaching at the Feathered Pipe Ranch informed his life's direction and mission. Read More

India Supera: Go Ride a Bike, Plant a Garden & Live Simply

India Supera gave her final interview in July 2019 at a cabin down the road from the Ranch. Tucked into the comforts of her bed, with her two cats sitting watch, India reflected on her childhood, her first travels to Mexico, near-death encounters, and how she believes the Feathered Pipe Ranch has succeeded in its mission to elevate consciousness. Read More

Laughing Water: Serendipity & the Power of a ‘Good Thinking Brain’

Laughing Water sat down with Andy Vantrease to reflect on his marriage to India Supera and reveals how his personal passion for natural health became a lifelong business venture. He also admits that after 45 years, he still can’t nail an elevator pitch that encompasses the totality of the Feathered Pipe experience. Read More

Crystal Water: Walking the Path in My Own Shoes

Crystal Water, daughter of India Supera and Laughing Water and a loving mom to Ilan, Luna and Zia, reflects on her upbringing on this land, her understanding of the Feathered Pipe’s magic, and the lessons she continues to learn from her mom even after she’s passed. Read More

Our Dearest India: A Life Very Well Lived

India Supera, 73, completed her earthly life in Helena, Montana surrounded by her loving family on October 29, 2019. After receiving a terminal diagnosis with bile duct cancer in July, she said she was filled with nothing but gratitude for the full life she lived and wouldn’t change a thing. Read More

Since our inception in 1975, the Feathered Pipe Foundation – a registered non-profit 501(c)3 organization – has been focused on the elevation of human consciousness. We recognize both the privilege and responsibility to nurture sustainable and holistic communities and preserve cultural traditions that embrace and inspire such inclusive philosophies.