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Intro to Stage and Covert Hypnosis (with demos)

  • Feb 27, 2013 · 7:00 PM
  • Oakland Community Acupuncture

This is a TWO part (sessions) event:

  • February 20th - Eric Shaw, hypnosis practitioner and enthusiast who has studied with Igor Ledowski and other master hypnotists, will lead a session on basics of Stage Hypnosis.
  • Feb 27th - Eric Shaw (Covert/Conversational hypnosis) and Xavier Lee (Ericsonian hypnosis) will co-host a session on conversational hypnosis techniques.

Cost is $8 per session (or $12 for both sessions if paid in advance).

Stage Hypnosis - Here is what you will learn...

What is hypnosis and specifically stage hypnosis and what can be accomplished? The differences between stage and therapeutic modalities. How to get willing participants. How to screen for highly responsive subjects and how to train participants to be highly responsive. How to deal with non-responders. How to hypnotize groups. Explanation of the value a proper pre-talk. Demonstrate various suggestibility tests and how to use them properly. Demonstrate various types of performance suggestions for best audience response. How to set-up a basic show. How to plan the performance.....and more.

Covert/Conversational Hypnosis - Here is what you will learn...

The difference is between direct and indirect hypnosis. Why one would use covert hypnosis vs. traditional hypnosis? What exactly is covert/conversational hypnosis? How to detect when it is being used on you and how to spot it in advertising, TV, movies and sales pitches. The basic structure of CH. Story telling as a vehicle for hypnotic themes and suggestions. Using embedded commmands for maximum effect. Creating hidden anchors to trigger specific behaviors and/or emotions. Explain the basic structure of language patterns and how to use them in hypnotic stories. Demonstrate various short stories and language patterns. How to structure basic stories and language patterns. The importance of getting hypnotic rapport and why without it most suggestions will fail. Why covert hypnosis is actually a force for good....and more.

Video of Derren Brown using Conversational Hypnosis:

Come watch, learn and practice these fun hypnosis techniques. See you there!

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  • Norman

    Great workshop, I'm looking forward to the upcoming
    mastermind group they are organizing!

    March 2, 2013

  • Erika

    Great workshop. I thought you guys did a fantastic job of bringing a lot of information together for us in a cohesive and accessible way. I got a lot out of it and I'm so glad I was able to be there. Thank you both (Xavier and Eric)!

    1 · February 28, 2013

  • Jeff E.

    Great meet-up! Thanks Xavier and Eric. Very professional and efficient. These guys packed a lot in with plenty of hands-on exercises for us to practice what we learned.

    1 · February 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    So sorry I can't make this, I am not feeling well and need to rest tonight. I hope I can make the next one.

    February 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    i already paid through the other link - so will delete rsvp here so someone else can attend too.

    February 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Stage hypnosis is new to me. Very interested.

    February 21, 2013

    • Xavier

      Hi Jane. The presentation on stage hypnosis was last night. This (next) meetup will be on conversational hypnosis. Looking forward to seeing you!

      February 21, 2013

  • Xavier

    "NO CRASHING" policy is in effect for this meetup. Due to very limited space, we cannot accommodate more than the number of people who signed up. My apologies in advance for those who are on the waitlist. If you have signed up and cannot make it to the event, please change your RSVP so those who are waiting can confirm.

    February 21, 2013

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