Cuyamungue Institute: Community Host Program Outline
Welcome to the Cuyamungue Institute Outline of our Community Host training, your comprehensive overview to understanding and the steps to presenting the transformative work of the Cuyamungue Institute.

This journey commences with a shared passion for serving others and a profound desire to connect. You are here because you recognize the transformative power of Trance Postures, having personally experienced their benefits, and now, you are eager to share these transformative experiences with others.  Throughout this training program, we aim to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to guide and support your community effectively. As you progress, you will deepen your understanding of Trance Postures and develop the facilitation skills needed to create a nurturing and empowering space for those you will guide on their own journeys.

Your commitment to service and your firsthand experience with the positive impact of Trance Postures will undoubtedly contribute to the creation of a vibrant and supportive community. We are excited about the positive transformations that will unfold as you share the wisdom of Trance Postures with others! Please feel free to ask any questions.

Presenting the Work
Elevator Speech
Talking Points
Your Heartfelt Points
A Range of Points
Talking to Any and Everyone
Emotional Intelligence
Mystical Connections
Individual, Community, Planetary
Talking to Any and Everyone
Ritual Tools
List of Tools for Mesa
Traveling Kit & Alternatives
Rattle 101
Drum 101
The Ritual Steps
Set up Sacred Space
Pilot’s Checklist for Launch
Call to Start Ritual
Demonstrate Chosen Posture
Activating Sacred Space
Cleansing, Smudging, Preparing Oneself
Call the Spirits
The Offering
Five Minutes Breathwork
Sonic Driving with Posture
The Return
Releasing the Spirits
Role of Host / Ritual Leader
Set Up Pre-Ritual
Kiva Etiquette
Newbie Must-Know
Journaling in Words & Sketch
Leading the Sharing Circle
Assisting Post-Ritual
Holding the Space Beginning to End
Role of Participants
          Tips for Optimal Experiences
          Avoiding Common Difficulties & Missteps
Q&A About the Practice
About Founder Felicitas D Goodman
Her Story as Academic & Mystic
Key Discoveries & Clues Followed
List & Summary of Books
Theories on Why This Works
Sonic Driving
Body as Antennae, Transmitter, Receiver
Engaging the Intelligent Cosmic Field
Psychological Archeology
The Ecstatic Trance Experience
Indicators of Being Deep in Trance
Range of Experiences
Commonalities of Experience
Lessons Imparted by Spirit
Posture Canon
Introductory Postures
Advanced Postures
Categories of Postures
Spirit Journeys
Living Myth
Exploratory Posture Protocol
Artifacts Around the World
Art as ‘Ritual Instructions”
Historical Journey from Paleolithic Hunter Gatherers to Today
Cuyamungue Institute Mission Statement
Glossary of Terms
Defining “loaded” terms and unique terms
Legalities & Expectations
Waivers per your locale
Cuyamungue Institute Intellectual Property