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Feathered Pipe Health, Wellness & Yoga Retreats


Book your summer yoga retreat experience at one of North America’s oldest and finest magical Rocky Mountain retreat centers.
Feathered Pipe retreat and travel programs suit every style and level of experience under Montana’s Big Sky. from Hatha yoga, yoga therapy, mindfulness, Iyengar yoga, restorative yoga, mindfulness and meditation, to shamanism and self-empowerment.


Big Sky Bhakti Bliss: A Montana Yoga Retreat

Nat Kendall
June 16 - 22, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

We love Nat Kendall! And we also love that this open-hearted teacher so steeped in the heart of devotional (Bhakti) yoga is returning to the Ranch to share another inspiring week of rejuvenating yoga practice, community, reflection, and devotion at his home away from home. With Bhakti as your guide, this week is an opportunity to drink from the well of Bhakti in the vast beauty of Montana in the precious days leading up to the summer solstice.  LEARN MORE

Playing Between the Opposites: Independence and Interdependence

Baxter Bell, MD & Melina Meza
June 30 - July 7, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

Yoga practices and philosophy blended with the Ayurvedic system offer a valuable lens through which to play between seemingly disparate ideas: yin and yang, form and no-form, success and failure, goals and no-goals, tamas and rajas, hot and cold, and on and on! Join Melina Meza and Baxter Bell, MD, for this July 4th-week yoga retreat to celebrate our independence and interdependence as we explore the interplay of opposites.  LEARN MORE

Opening to Joy: Freedom Yoga Under the Big Sky

Alie McManus
July 7 - 14, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

Join us in welcoming ebullient, big-hearted Freedom Yoga teacher Alie McManus as she shares the liberating gifts of a balanced, freeing practice at her very first Ranch retreat. An experienced and joyful retreat leader, Alie helps students cultivate a healthy balance between grounding and enlightening, doing and undoing, relaxing and energizing, and centering and expanding.  LEARN MORE

Gentle is the New Advanced: Yoga’s Quiet Revolution

J. Brown
July 14 - 21, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

Feathered Pipe is privileged to again welcome J. Brown and his offering — Gentle is the New Advanced — to our soothing Big Sky sanctuary in summer 2018. Thousands of serious students and teachers with whom J. has shared his signature offering consistently praise how reverently it treasures the currency of a personalized, breath-centered practice that is passed from individual teacher to student.  LEARN MORE

Attention and the Gift of Awareness: An Iyengar Yoga Intensive

Marla Apt
July 21 - 27, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

It is a tremendous privilege for us to again host senior level Iyengar Yoga instructor Marla Apt for another special week of study and at the Ranch. Dedicated in your intention to gain direct experience and intimate self-knowledge, practicing with Marla reintroduces you to your body, mind, and emotions in a way that few other practices can. If you are primed to deepen your commitment to a consistent daily practice, this week with Marla has everything you need — and then some.  LEARN MORE

Self-Compassion: Exploring the Heart of Yoga

Judith Hanson Lasater
July 28 - August 4, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

We couldn’t be happier about the return of our beloved, longtime friend, Judith Hanson Lasater, to the Feathered Pipe Ranch. Judith is a renowned, masterful teacher who has for decades aided students in understanding how yoga shapes not just our everyday life, but our entire being. Every level of practitioner is warmly welcome to be part of this very special week — from beginners to teachers — of embracing yoga as a practice of who we are, not simply something we “do.”  LEARN MORE

Restorative Yoga Reunion: A Community Immersion and Mini-Conference

Judith Hanson Lasater & Lizzie Lasater
August 4 - 11, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

Overwhelmed, overworked and overcommitted, many of us really don’t need more of anything — except rest. This Feathered Pipe workshop is a community gathering and mini-conference for teachers and serious students ready to immerse themselves in the study and practice of Restorative yoga with Restorative yoga pioneer Judith Hanson Lasater and her yoga teacher daughter, Lizzie — both teaching, both in the room.  LEARN MORE

The Mindful Unplug Experience: Inspired Inquiry into Sensory Terrain

Feathered Pipe Mindful Unplug Team
August 11 - 18, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

This gentle week of mindful movement and sensory awareness — choreographed by a skilled team of yoga, mindful movement, visual arts, sound, and meditation guides — is about slowing down, unplugging, and relishing the unfiltered experience of your personal inner world and the life-affirming natural landscape of the Feathered Pipe.  LEARN MORE

Be the Real You: The Art of Self-Trust

Carie Garrett
August 18 - 25, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

Feathered Pipe is thrilled to welcome our long-time friend, senior Freedom Yoga teacher Carie Garrett, for a sublime week of celebration, laughter, community, creativity, and open-hearted authenticity. Freedom Yoga is the art of living a guided-from-within life, built on the foundation of inner listening, courage, and deep self-trust. This involves following the feeling of rightness wherever it leads, daring to do as each of us is guided to do, both on the mat, and most importantly, in our lives.  LEARN MORE

The Serenity of Full Awareness: Asana, Philosophy, Science, and the Breath

Gernot Huber
August 25 - September 1, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

Feathered Pipe is deeply privileged to host, for the second year running, accomplished international yoga teacher Gernot Huber for a weeklong exploration of the qualities of serenity and the movement and thought patterns that foster it. The intention of this retreat is eminently practical: to shape your yoga practice to be as beneficial as possible, using a scientific understanding of body and mind alongside Buddhist and yogic philosophy where it aids our understanding.  LEARN MORE

A Softer Side of Yoga: A MIMSY® Retreat

Lanita Varshell & Diane Ambrosini
September 1 - 8, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

Lanita Varshell and Diane Ambrosini believe that anyone, any size, facing almost any challenge—illness, aging, pain—can greatly benefit from yoga taught with skill and gentleness. Lanita Varshell’s Meditation in Movement Style Yoga blends asana, breath, mantra, yoga nidra and meditation to create a powerful and comforting practice for people who otherwise might never find their way into a type of yoga that works for them.  LEARN MORE

Veterans Yoga Project Summit: Development, Community, & Support

Veterans Yoga Project
September 15 - 21, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

Veterans Yoga Project is in the throes of tremendous growth and Feathered Pipe is privileged again to host our cherished friends for their annual organizational summit at the nourishing space of the Ranch. The summit is an opportunity for an enriching pause point to nurture the organization’s most vital asset: its team.  LEARN MORE

Rest, Restore & Reintegrate: A Healing Retreat for Montana Women Veterans

Brianna Renner & Veterans Yoga Project Facilitators
September 21 - 25, 2018
Feathered Pipe Ranch

This free four-day healing retreat, hosted by the Veterans Yoga Project (VYP) and funded entirely by donations, is designed specifically for female Montana veterans struggling with issues that interfere with successful post-deployment reintegration.  LEARN MORE

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