The Body & Beyond: A Transformational Vinyasa Yoga Retreat

The Body & Beyond: A Transformational Vinyasa Yoga Retreat

Lesley Desaulniers
June 11 - 18, 2022
Feathered Pipe Ranch




Program Tuition & Basic Accommodations: $2295

*A $500 deposit is required to secure your space.


Yoga doesn’t just make your body stronger and more flexible; it can ignite your passion, boost your energy, and illuminate your inner vision. Start next summer with music, meditation, chanting, and soulful, sweaty vinyasa. Sought-after yoga teacher Lesley Desaulniers and special guest musicians will guide you in an exploration of yoga practices and healing techniques that promote clarity, bliss, and abundance.

The Body & Beyond: A Transformational Vinyasa Yoga Retreat - Feathered Pipe RanchExperience deep renewal as you:

Discover the dynamic power of Vinyasa Yoga practice
Practice yoga to live music
Find strength, stability, and freedom in your yoga poses
Practice guided meditations for health and happiness
Learn mantras and rituals for inner peace and world healing
Restore and refocus your energy through spiritual teachings, intention setting, and deep relaxation.
Eat healthy, delicious meals prepared with love
Feel the healing power of nature as you begin your summer enjoying the peaceful surroundings of Feather Pipe Ranch

In community with others committed to health and inner awakening, immerse yourself in learning that inspires your yoga practice and your life.

Learn more about Feathered Pipe Ranch’s COVID-19 safety protocol.


Transformational Vinyasa Yoga Retreat - Lesley Desaulniers“The most important attribute to look for in yoga teacher is joy because yoga is about remembering your true Divine nature, which is comprised of mostly bliss. Lesley is an authentic yoga teacher who is dedicated to her students’ progress towards the joyful discovery of yoga. Her non-judgmental manner, humility and unwavering devotion to the Divine creates in the classroom, a positive, compelling atmosphere, conducive to happiness and spiritual blossoming.”

~ Sharon Gannon, co-founder of Jivamukti Yoga method

“Lesley Desaulniers is, quite simply, the best yoga teacher I have ever had. Her classes are exhilarating and transformative. Any instructor can put together a challenging vinyasa sequence, but she has an ineffable energy that infuses the practice with joy and even rapture. She is both wise and unpretentious, spiritual and down-to-earth. There is no one like her.”

~ Michelle Goldberg, author of The Goddess Pose

“Lesley’s teachings are a mix of Divine inspiration, humor and humanity. She grounds the spiritual with the practical, offering tools through the union of mind, body, and soul It is truly a gift to be on the path of life with Lesley as one of my teachers!”

~ Ashley Miller, psychotherapist


RETREAT TIP! Extend your time in peace and beauty while savoring Western hospitality by spending some time exploring the great West’s National Park treasures either before or after your week at the Ranch. Glacier National Park is a glorious and scenic 3.5-hour drive north and west of Feathered Pipe, while Yellowstone is just a 4.5 hour drive south and east of the Ranch through some of the prettiest Western territory you’ll ever see.



Transformational Vinyasa Yoga Retreat - Lesley DesaulniersLesley Desaulniers is known for her energizing, soulful and inspiring classes.

Her gift for storytelling and passionate connection to music and art make each class a dynamic journey of sound, spirit and soul. She was trained in yoga under the expert guidance of Sharon Gannon and David Life of Jivamukti Yoga, and is one of Northern California’s most in demand teachers.

Lesley has been studying yoga and meditation since 1996, taking her practice to New York, Russia, India and back. In her early twenties, Lesley was a resident at Ananda Ashram in upstate New York, where she intensively studied Sanskrit, meditation, philosophy, yoga, and chanting. She was later certified by master teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life and went on to teach at the Jivamukti Yoga Center in downtown Manhattan.  She returns to NYC several times a year to lead workshops and teacher trainings.  In California, Lesley teaches at YogaWorks, 1440 Multiversity, and Harmonia.

Lesley was featured in Origin magazine’s “Leaders Who Inspire” series, and selected by Mantra Magazine as one of San Fransico’s leading yoga teachers. She serves on the faculty at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, 1440 Multiversity, Omega Institute,  and Yoga Journal Conferences. Lesley teaches ‘Transformational Vinyasa Yoga’ workshops and retreats at premier yoga destinations throughout the year. Lesley has been a Lululemon brand Ambassador (Brooklyn) and the Athleta brand ambassador for Northern California. She has  been featured in GOOD Magazine, New York Magazine (Best of NY), Real Simple, Mantra Magazine, Origin, The NY Observer, Fit Yoga Magazine, YogaCity NYC, L Magazine, among others.

Lesley continues to study, practice, and teach daily. Her classes are imbued with a rare blend of sweaty Vinyasa, scholarly study, spiritual awareness, and good humor. Lesley feels thankful for the many wonderful teachers she has encountered along the path.
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A Transformational Vinyasa Yoga Retreat - Feathered Pipe RanchProgram Tuition & Basic Accommodations: $2295

*A $500 deposit is required to secure your space.




Registration deposit required: A $500 deposit is required to hold your space in our retreat at Feathered Pipe Ranch. Full payment is due eight weeks before the start of the program.

Tuition fee includes: Basic shared occupancy in Main Lodge, Yurt, Sai Condo OR single occupancy Tipi/Regular Tent, plus meals and use of all amenities – our bathhouse, sauna, hot tub, as well as all the Feathered Pipe Ranch facilities and grounds.

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After receiving your non-refundable deposit a welcome letter with follow up information will be sent to your email. For more information and/or questions, please contact Lesley at

The retreat will include:

A Transformational Vinyasa Yoga Retreat - Lesley Desaulniers Indoor or outdoor accommodations (upgraded accommodations require an additional fee)
Nourishing yoga practice twice daily
Delicious and lovingly prepared vegetarian food
 Shuttle service from/to Helena Regional Airport on arrival/departure day
Full access to the extensive Feathered Pipe grounds (including the hot tub and sauna)

Not included:

 Bodywork & Massage
 Staff gratuities

Shuttle service: Shuttle service from/to Helena Regional Airport on arrival/departure day is complimentary (free) for all registered guests. Please note that if you are needing pick-up or drop-off on any other day, that there will be a $35 one-way charge.

Arrival and departure: Please plan to arrive at the Ranch no later than 3pm on the arrival day (Saturday, 11 June) of your retreat so you can join us for a welcoming ceremony and light practice before dinner at 6:30pm and our group evening orientation following dinner. Please arrange to leave the Ranch in the morning or early afternoon of departure day (Saturday, 18 June). Final day room checkout is at 9am. Guests are welcome to stay at the Ranch until their flight leaves that day.

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Thanks and look forward to seeing you!