The Cuyamungue Institute is an independent, 501c3 not-for-profit educational organization.
We rely on the generosity of our Community to maintain our course and fulfill our mission. Thank you!
Why Become a Member? What does My Donation Support?
Our focus is reflected in three main areas: Experience, Education and Exploration:

  • Experience: We are committed to transforming consciousness through the ancient wisdom of Ecstatic Trance Postures and are committed to the study of “ASC” Altered States of Consciousness as a natural extension of the human experience.
  • Education: Research. Current understanding of the fields of Trance, ASC and consciousness via Anthropology, Archeology, Wisdom traditions, Psychology, neuroscience, physiology and more. Empowering, engaging, informing, and inspiring people.
  • Exploration: As part of our mission is to promote the exploration via educational outreach. “C4E” Conversation4Exploration: the continued exploration into trance states, consciousness and human experience – broaden the scope of our work to the latest discoveries and theories.

Each one of us can make a difference in our own way; some have the resources to provide financial support, while others have talents which they can share as a committed volunteers.  Your financial support is crucial to the long term health of this work. 100% of your donation goes directly to Cuyamungue Institute.

Member… Please consider donating just $5 (or more) every month! Your Sustaining Membership gives you complete control and will automatically continue unless you choose to cancel or change it. You can increase, decrease or stop your donation at any time . Sustaining Members provide the Cuyamungue Institute a dependable base of revenue used to sustain the programs, ongoing research and new applications of our work. Most importantly, our sustaining members have the satisfaction of knowing they are always actively doing their part to keep this work thriving.

Whether a one time donation or sustaining membership – we welcome and need your support! Ongoing research and new applications of our work with Ecstatic Trance Postures is only possible because of donations made by people like you. These are remarkable times. It is good to include you as part of the story. What is more, the Cuyamungue Institute is registered as a 501(c)(3) charity under the United States Internal Revenue Code, so your donation may be tax-deductible. We are always available for questions and are happy to hear from you should you need assistance.

We welcome donations of any amount and any frequency, no amount is too small. Save the time and trouble of writing and mailing a check, digging out your credit card, or making a one-time donation on multiple occasions. Remember that 100% of your donations go directly to the Cuyamungue Institute and donations are tax deductible.

As always, thank you for whatever you can give. We appreciate your time and are grateful for your donation … but most of all, we are humbled by your desire to support the research and practice of Ecstatic Trance Postures!



Planned Giving. Including the Cuyamungue Institute in your estate plans can help you accomplish a charitable goal while realizing significant tax savings and supporting our future. With thoughtful planning, you can create a win-win solution for you and the Cuyamungue Institute. Planned gifts allow you to leave a legacy of playing a critical role of supporting our mission and our on-going research. more information

In-Kind Donations.  In-kind donations can be in the form of good and services. We welcome in-kind service contributions, including legal work, marketing support, management consulting, filming, photography, and more. The Cuyamungue Institute also accepts some specific tangible goods as needed.  Whether you are seeking to share your professional business skills or you have an item you wish to donate. contact us and we will gladly discuss this further.

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By Check: Our bank does not charge any fees for our use of the bank account, or per-check processing fees. 100% of your intended donation amount goes to The Cuyamungue Institute. Donations of $100 or over will receive a written “thank you’ and you will automatically become a member of The Cuyamungue Institute.  please contact us for the correct address:  Cuyamungue Institute PO Box 20843 Sedona AZ 86341

International Check or Money Order: While PayPal is a simple way to convert funds and send payments, you may prefer or need a different way to start or renew your membership.  Contact us for alternatives. .

Tax-deductible: The Cuyamungue Institute is a registered 501(c)(3) under the United States Internal Revenue Code.  Your donation may be tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Should you need any additional information or documentation of your donation, or have questions, please contact us.

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