Category Archives: Cowgirl Yoga Retreats

Cowgirl yoga at Nine Quarter Circle Ranch

What else does a wedding photographer do in Montana when the summer weddings are over? Well, aside from taking a much needed vacation (or two) , this year I headed for the Nine Quarter Circle Ranch to photograph for Dude Ranch Cowgirl Yoga founder and friend Margaret Burns Vap. And… I had a fabulous time […]

Cowgirl Yogatography 2022

This was the 10th anniversary of Cowgirl Yogatography, the brain child of Margaret Burns Vap and myself. Annually, we have gathered a handful of voginis that are students of photography for this amazing retreat that combines yoga with photography studies and time on this beautiful ranch. My daughter Jennie Lynn co teaches this retreat with […]

Cowgirl Yogatography

For over a decade I’ve been photographing with Margaret Burns Vap and Big Sky Yoga Retreats. Alongside of the various advertising photo shoots, images of participants, website content and yoga retreats, we co-created Cowgirl Yogatography. It’s a wonderful mix of yoga, photography and equine appreciation. A full 3 days of yoga practice, photography instruction, inspiration, […]

Post covid recovery – Cowgirl Yoga Retreats

Well… there has been a lot written about the experiences we’ve had during this covid pandemic filled with mixed evaluations, differing view points, fear, bravery, sickness, health, frustration and perhaps some emotional growth. I can’t add to the volumes of commentaries with anything I can say with words. However, let me share with you photos […]

Cowgirl Yogatography 2019

Cowgirl Yogatography is a 3-night boutique women’s retreat dedicated to creativity, renewal, and the beauty of horses. Spend your days learning the fundamentals of photography with Jennie Lynn and I through hands-on practice, using the mind-body awareness from yoga taught by Margaret Burns Vap to unlock your creativity, and learning to capture the beauty of […]

Cowgirl Luxe yoga retreat

One week later, I’m back at the Double T River Ranch for the next Cowgirl Yoga retreat. Another wonderful group of women! The weather during the retreat was quite changeable, to put it kindly, with ongoing rain and blustery wind intermixed with glorious moments of sunshine. As I was driving over to the ranch, I […]

Cowgirls vs Cancer 2019

I am always amazed to see the light in the faces of these courageous women that have fought cancer and will always be warriors in that battle. Beautiful, strong, insightful human beings that have faced the fragile nature of mortality. This is a yoga retreat is a gift that is annually created by Big Sky […]

a glimpse of the soul

Portraits of women, yoga and the equine soul For the last decade, every spring and summer finds me photographing for Cowgirl Yoga Retreats. My job is to capture portraits of women, yoga and beautiful horses. IT’s a tough job… smiles! Actually, it’s not tough at all because I have always admired women, I relate naturally […]