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<ul><li>1.Stage Hypnosis</li></ul> <p>2. Ok, weve posted plenty abouthypnosis and hypnotherapy andsome of the reasons why people turn to it for help. But whatabout stage hypnosis? How is itsimilar to real hypnosis or clinical hypnosis and how is it different? 3. Stage hypnosis comes in two main types. The first sort is thebest known sort where youhave a hypnotist up on the stagewho calls up volunteers from the audience to be put into what isreferred to as a trance. Once the volunteers are put into a trance 4. they are given a series ofcommands, usually to do something ridiculous orhilarious, though usually within the bounds of good taste anddecency. The volunteer might betold that when they put on ahuge pair of sunglasses, 5. they will see everyone in the audience with no clothes on;they will not be instructed to take their clothes off or at least not in any of the stage hypnosis shows Ive seen or heard of. 6. The second type of stage hypnosis was used as part of atraditional magic show. In theseold shows, the conjurers assistant was put into a trance(or appeared to be put into atrance, anyway) before beingused for illusions such as being sawn in half, 7. levitated up off a table coveredin a sheet, put into a cabinet to have sabres seemingly thrustthrough them and more. 8. This writer recently saw an old Laurel and Hardy black and white film (A Haunting We WillGo) where the comic duo act asassistants to the conjurer Dante, and Dante seemed to use thisform of stage hypnosis quitefrequently. 9. (At one point, he tries to putStanley into a trance, and when Dante wiggles his fingers,Stanley wiggles his ears but Im getting distracted and Idbetter stop before I tell you thewhole plot.) 10. The main thing that stagehypnosis of both types has in common with clinical hypnosisis the trance. The trance state isconsidered to be the hallmark ofhypnosis and is what gave hypnosis its name (it comes from the Greek word for sleep and a trance state looks likesleep to the outsider). 11. In both types of stage hypnosis,the subject (the volunteer or theassistant) is told to stare into thehypnotists eyes. This mimicswhat happens in clinicalhypnosis, where the subject (theclient seeking help from hypnotherapy) stares at a focalpoint. the trance. 12. In stage hypnosis, it appears tobe the eyes of the hypnotist andhis/her personal energy or power that puts the subject into 13. However, in clinical hypnosis, it isnt so much the eyes of thehypnotist as the voice. Thesubject of clinical hypnosis canstare at any focal point theywish, even their hands or a pin on the ceiling. 14. In stage hypnosis of both kinds,all the power seems to be in the hands of the hypnotist and thesubject seems to fall into thetrance against their will. Inclinical hypnosis, it is frequentlystressed that nobody can behypnotized against their will. 15. The get-volunteers-to-do-silly-things type of stage hypnosishas another parallel with clinical hypnosis: suggestions. Suggestions implanted by thehypnotist while the subject is in the trance affect the actions ofthe subject once he/she comesout of the trance, 16. with the altered subconscious(where the suggestions have been implanted) producing the change in behavior. Thishappens in clinical hypnosis and is how hypnotherapy works, to put it very briefly. This principleof suggestion is exaggerated for effect in stage hypnosis. 17. There a number of other waysthat stage hypnosis differs from clinical hypnosis. Firstly, stage hypnosis is always very public. Its a show and everything ismade to be as dramatic a spectacle as possible. Clinical hypnosis, on the other hand, isvery private, 18. especially as it is usually done to help someone with a problem that can be quite intimate and personal. And the sort of tranceinduced in stage hypnosis isnt areal trance at all, as any clinicalhypnotherapist will tell you. 19. The subject is not in a relaxedstate and the trance appears tobe induced almost instantly areal trance requires relaxationand takes time. 20. So what is going on really withstage hypnosis if the subject isnt in a real trance? Why do you see that staid person from theaccounting department rushingaround the room squawking like achicken when theyre normally as dull and quiet as a calculator? 21. Why does the conjurer have to put the lady in the sparkling leotard into a trance beforesawing her in half? 22. Its easy to explain whats goingon with the conjurers type ofhypnosis. Here, its part of the atmosphere of mystery andillusion. Theres something a little uncanny about even clinical hypnosis, and it is no secret thateven clinical hypnosis has drawn on the techniques of the yogisand gurus and has a touch of mysticism about it. 23. Stage conjurers draw on this togive a sense of mystery and supernatural power as part oftheir act and the assistant isfaking it as part of that act. Whatsmore, the actions of the hypnotized subject and the actions of the conjurer as 24. he/she puts the assistant into the trance also serve to distract theaudience from the mechanism ofthe trick. Not all conjurers usefake hypnosis as part of their act and plenty of professionals get on just fine without it. 25. But what about the other sort of stage hypnosis? Whats goingon here is more complex. When a person volunteers to be thesubject of a stage hypnotist, heor she probably knows the sortof thing that theyll be asked todo 26. It is highly likely that thevolunteer actually wants to dothese crazy things in public. Yes even the staid, boring types. The hypnotist gives the subject an excuse to act like an idiot inpublic and get away with it afterall they cant help it because Iwas under the power of the hypnotist. 27. In the case of the dull accountantdescribed above, probably he/she has been itching to break out of that professional role and get out of the rut but withoutendangering their business image. Humans are funnycreatures 28. </p>