Ecstatic Body Postures: An Alternate Reality Workbook

Ecstatic Body Postures: An Alternate Reality Workbook

by Belinda Gore


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781879181229
Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date: 05/28/1995
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 835,701
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Belinda Gore has been teaching workshops on ecstatic trance for over eight years. She is vice-president of the Cuyamungue Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where the principles of ecstatic trance and ritual body postures are studied and taught under the tutelage of renowned anthropologist Felicitas Goodman. A psychologist in private practice in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Gore earned her Ph. D. in counseling from Ohio State University.

Table of Contents



CHAPTER ONE: The Discovery

CHAPTER TWO: The Practice of Ecstatic Trance

The Bear Spirit Posture
The Carchi Woman Posture
The Chiltan Spirits Posture
The Couple from Cernavoda Posture
The Empowerment Posture
The Tlazolteotl Posture

CHAPTER FOUR: Divination
The Adena Pipe Posture
The Hunter Diviner Posture
The Lady of Cholula Posture
The Nupe Mallam Posture
The Olmec Diviner Posture
The Tennessee Diviner Posture

CHAPTER FIVE: Metamorphosis
The Bahia Posture
The Chalchihuitlique Posture
The Corn Goddess Posture
The Jama-Coaque Posture
The La Tolita Posture
The Machalilla Posture
The Olmec Prince Posture
The Tattooed Jaguar Posture

CHAPTER SIX: Spirit Journeys
The Albatross Posture
The Lascaux Cave Posture
The Long Man of Wilmington Posture
The Priestess of Malta Posture
The Sami Lower World Posture
The South American Lower World Posture
The Realm of the Dead Posture
The Venus of Galgenberg Posture

CHAPTER SEVEN: Initiation: Death and Rebirth
The Birthing Posture
The Feathered Serpent Posture
The Greek Youth and Maiden Posture
The Lady of Thessaly Posture
The Psychopomp Posture
The Venus of Laussel Posture

The Emergence Posture
The Man of Cuautla Posture
The Mayan Whistle Posture

CHAPTER NINE: Celebration
The Calling the Spirits Posture
The Singing Shaman Posture




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". . . this book summarizes the results of hundreds of workshops and introduces the reader to the rich resources of information found in the alternative reality. . . . I highly recommend this book to all who want to explore their inner reality."

"I have integrated the practice of Ecstatic Body Postures into all my workouts, to great benefit, and recommend this book highly to anyone wishing to get physically fit while exploring other dimensions of their being."

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