Shamanic Studies

The rediscovery of the state of trance was a deeply moving and life changing experience, as well as meeting Felicitas Goodman and her work. I became a student of Felicitas in 1988 and received my certification of Trance Postures in February 1997. In…

United States

Before Nick discovered the work of Felicitas Goodman and the power of ecstatic trance in 2007 he was a practicing clinical psychologist (PhD, UCLA, 1970) and extensively used hypnosis and dreamwork in his practice. He is on the board of the Internati…

United States

Sue began doing ecstatic trance work with Felicitias in 1993, which initiated an ongoing relationship with Felicitas , Cuyamungue , and the remarkable practice that Felicitas recovered. She started leading an Ecstatic Trance group at her Maryland hom…

Austria
Co-Director

In 1992 she was authorized by F. Goodman for trance work with ritual body postures. She is the author, guest speaker at the Cultural and Social Anthropology, teaches at the seminar center FOCUS Vienna and gives seminars at home and abroad.

United States

Paul became involved with the Cuyamungue Institute in the early 1990s. In 2011, Paul joined the board of directors of the Cuyamungue Institute and was elected President a short time later. As President and Executive Director, Paul has overall strateg…

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United States

Dr. Petra Kern is a certified instructor in Ritual Body postures and Ecstatic Trance. She studied with the founder Dr. Felicitas Goodman, and with certified instructors Joan Scott and Judy Lazarus. She currently serves as the President of the World F…

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Canada

Barbara Hand Clow is an international lecturer and workshop teacher and writer. She majored in philosophy at Seattle University, then behavioral psychology at the University of Washington, Seattle, and then began extensive reading and study of Reichi…

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United States

Marianne was first introduced to ritual postures by her mentor, Barbara Hand Clow , in 1994. She found her experiences to be a deeply reliable source of direction and spiritual grounding at critical times of transition and personal transformation. Th…