2021-2022 Retreats

Sonoma Coast, CA - Dec 17-19, 2021

Mexico - Jan 29-Feb 5, 2022
- April 30-May 10, 2022

Montana - July 23-30, 2022

Best Yoga Retreats / International Travel Adventures

Join Melina Meza and Baxter Bell, MD on the auspicious occasion of the Winter Solstice for an unforgettable and deeply nourishing yoga retreat. This retreat at the beautiful and serene Ratna Ling Retreat Center will be a wonderful way to pause and immerse yourself in the practice of yoga and mindfulness during the holiday season.   

Melina will share winter Seasonal Gentle Yoga classes, introduce Ayurvedic practices for self-care, and teach Yin Yoga to prepare your body and mind for meditation. Baxter will be offering Yoga for Healthy Aging classes and mudras to help you turn inward during this slow, quiet time of the year. 

Morning practices will be invigorating (yang) while afternoon classes will be restorative (yin).

Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat June 2021 Sonoma County CA

Our yoga getaway will be perfect way to deepen your practice while simultaneously keeping your inner fire (agni) bright during this dark season. And there is no better place to do this than this beautiful center in the majestic redwoods!



Yelapa, Mexico

January 29-February 5, 2022


Yoga Retreat and Travel Adventure

April 30-May 10, 2022

Join Baxter for his 7th season in the magical town of Yelapa, and his second year hosting this yoga adventure at the lovely retreat center, Pura Vida. Located at the end of the bay an easy 10 min walk from the pueblo of Yelapa, Pura Vida is a perfect place to cultivate what Costa Ricans call “Pura Vida” or Pure Life.

Yoga Retreats Ayurveda Retreats Yelapa Puerto Vallarta Mexico

In yoga, we call the underlying energy of life Prana, and there is lots of it here, including on the open-air yoga deck overlooking the Pacific Ocean that will be our home base for our twice daily yoga sessions, designed to be accessible to students of all levels, including those new to yoga.

Yelapa, reached only by boat, takes people back in time enhancing the feeling of “getting away from it all” and invites participants to remember the simple life. Walking the beach, hiking in and out of the village, crossing the lagoon, walking up river, getting in waterfalls all create a sense of grounding in this other cultural world steeped in nature...

Presently full but taking names for waiting list.

Another Magical Mystery Yoga Tour with Baxter Bell, MD and Melina Meza!

Labyrinthine medieval cities, sprawling sand dunes, shops piled high with exotic spices, rugs and pottery, kasbahs, camels, mountains and ocean, Morocco is a land of vivid contrasts. It is the gateway between two continents, Europe and Africa, and home to ancient traditions and diverse peoples. This tour is a cultural immersion of Arab, European and African influences.

Yoga Retreat Morocco Africa 2020

We meet in the famed Casablanca, travel north to the capital, Rabat, and then on to Fes, the Atlas Mountains and end in Marrakesh. All along the way we will visit souks, medinas, mosques and other important sites, led by an educated and informed English speaking guide. We’ll have yoga classes with Baxter and Melina, eat excellent and interesting food and immerse in the beauty, diversity and mystique of Morocco.

Feathered Pipe Ranch


Yoga, Nature, and You!

July 23-30, 2022


When we experience awe in our lives, whether from being in nature, hearing an incredibly beautiful piece of music, or at the end of a sublime yoga practice, we are both overwhelmed by the power of the moment and our limited experience of “self” is expanded. And it feels incredible!


Now, modern research is confirming the benefits of regular doses of “awe” on our health and well-being. This 7-day retreat will help you cultivate practices and opportunities to bring more awe into your everyday life through your yoga practice, guided experiences in nature, immersion in sound and more!

Invite a friend new to Feathered Pipe and you both save $100!

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