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2022-23 Retreats

Yelapa, Mexico - Jan 28-Feb 4, 2023 - FULL with wait list


Feathered Pipe Ranch, Montana - August 12-19, 2023

Best Yoga Retreats / International Travel Adventures


Yelapa, Mexico

Jan 28-Feb 4, 2023

Join Baxter for his 9th season in the magical town of Yelapa, and his third 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.

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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...

Retreat FULL
Contact Baxter with questions or to get on the wait list.


Feathered Pipe Ranch


Moving Beyond Resiliency to Thrivancy

August 12-19, 2023

Join Baxter and Melina for a rich week of exploration and learning around how the tools of yoga and Ayurveda provide an unparalleled approach to vibrant aging, meeting the unwelcome challenges of life with resilience, and supporting growing deeper as a person with age.

Each day will be a combination of yoga practices, talks on thrivancy, flourishing, resilience, and Ayurveda to meet you where you are at this time. The setting of Feathered Pipe Ranch in the mountains of Montana is the perfect setting to unplug, unwind, replenish and get inspired with two of the most experienced and gifted teachers around.

What folks will get out of our week:

• Learn how to use yoga and Ayurveda to cultivate resiliency for healthy body, mind, and spirit
• Yoga and Ayurveda tools for health and wellness maintenance
• How to use our tools to move beyond resiliency to thrivancy
• Practical ways to use Ayurveda for seasonal transitions and well-being
• Ideas for building your home practice or classes to share with students if you are a teacher

On retreat, your day begins with free time to journal, walk, or soak before our delicious breakfast. After breakfast, Baxter or Melina will lead an asana class followed by an experiential talk on vibrant aging. With Baxter, late afternoon sessions will weave gentle therapeutic practices together with relevant health topics for everyone. Melina will offer classes inspired by Ayurvedic teachings on how to adapt diet, exercise or yoga practice and daily rituals to flourish in the changing seasons and stages of life.

*Invite a friend(s) new to Feathered Pipe and you both save $100!

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