automatisms and ideomotor effect

Yanis: Hypnotized – Dancers Hypnotized to Lose Control Video

Intriguing video . . . director Ludovic Zuili captures dancers under the influence of hypnosis for an electro-pop debut from Paris-based producer Yanis. Obviously, I find projects like this particularly fun as I’ve a strong interest in ecstatic trance and ecstatic dance (thus all the videos and sermonations and webinars I’ve done on this sort…

Ecstatic Hand Trance Webinar Audio Recording and Free Streaming Video

On 3 August 2014, Brian David Phillips conducted an online workshop on ECSTATIC HAND TRANCE: Build Your Own Ecstatic Hand Mudra (History, Context, and Improvisational Creation) via online webinar chat. The ECSTATIC HAND TRANCE online webinar session is an introduction to concepts and methods related to ECSTATIC HAND TRANCE, Build Your Own Ecstatic Hand Mudra…

Pendulum Autoquestioning and Ideomotor Effect

P E N D U L U M AUTOQUESTIONING Introspective Guidance Hypnotic Ideomotor Processes For those of you taking my courses in which I have introduced you to ideomotor effect and pendulum autoquestioning . . . here’s a bit of review on how to use the card and pendulum you received . . . A…

Pendulum Autoquestioning

I was recently asked about a technique that I taught in one of my US courses in February . . . the use of a Pendulum and Answer Card for ideomotor effect based autoquestioning.  As many know, I have special cards printed up that I use with clients or on the street and have a…

DVT37 Sigil Magick Trancework

On 24 February 2013, Brian David Phillips conducted an online workshop on SIGIL MAGICK TRANCEWORK: Magickal eXperiential Changework via online webinar chat. The SIGIL MAGICK TRANCEWORK online webinar session is an introduction to concepts related to sigilization and creating lasting personal change and reaching goals for oneself or within a trance partner. Essentially, the hypnotist…

Neuroscience of Deep Pleasure shows Similarity of Sex and Meditation

A new study suggests that your brain reacts the same way to meditation as it does to sex. Both dissolve our sense of self-awareness, separating ourselves from our ego. The lead researcher, Gemma O’Brien found that people meditating and having an orgasm both experience “diminution of self-awareness” and “alterations in bodily perception.” When you meditate,…

Troxler Effect and Monsters in the Mirror

I know you’ve seen ’em . . . in the bathroom at night, looking into the mirror and you notice the reflection looking back at you doesn’t seem right . . . there’s something off about that face, it’s staring at you . . . and the eyes aren’t your eyes, they’re the eyes of…

AUTOMATIC ART – 27 May 2012 – FREE Workshop in Taipei

FREE HYPNOSIS WORKSHOP AUTOMATICART Automatisms forCreative Expression of the Soul 27 May 2012 : Taipei free focused trance hypnosis workshop in AUTOMATIC ART Automatisms for Creative Expression of the Soul Rev. Dr. Brian David Phillips www.briandavidphillips.com brian@briandavidphillips.com 27 May 2012, 14:00-17:00Waking Dreams, Taipei AMAZING OPPORTUNITY A Few Hours of Focused Trance Hypnotic eXperience! Don’t miss…

eXperiential Channeling Webinar Audio Recording

On 4 March 2012, Brian David Phillips conducted an online workshop on EXPERIENTIAL CHANNELING: Connecting with the Higher Self within Oneself and beyond Oneself via online webinar chat. The EXPERIENTIAL CHANNELING online webinar session is an introduction to concepts related to ideomotor automatisms and channeling experiences as well as concepts related to channeling the unconscious…

Automatic Drawing: Spirituality

It’s been awhile since I’ve put a new automatic drawing into the gallery . . . not awhile since I’ve done any, either recreationally or therapeutically, just a very long while since I’ve added to the gallery here. I decided to sit down with pen in hand and let the ol’ unconscious do a quick…

Water Diviner Trance Dance

From the Pathe Collection: “Girl Water Diviner”, an original 1954 reel from British Pathe. Catherine Bent is a female water diviner whose body is highly sensitive to nature and physical elements. She identifies spots where water and underground streams can be tapped into, using a bizarre zombie-like walk which throws her body around so violently…

Creative Automatisms – 25 August 2011 – Hong Kong

ideomotor experiences C R E A T I V EAUTOMATISMS Automatisms and Freeing Unconscious Expression 25 August 2011 : Hong Kong focused trance hypnosis workshop in CREATIVE AUTOMATISMS introspective energization Automatisms and Freeing Unconscious Expression Rev. Dr. Brian David Phillips www.briandavidphillips.com brian@briandavidphillips.com 25 August 2011, 19:30-22:30New Age Shop, Hong Kong Information: http://www.briandavidphillips.com/training/hkautomatism.html FIRST TIME IN…

How to do Pendulum Autoquestioning

In this episode of the eXperiential Hypnocast, Brian David Phillips demonstrates the use of a pendulum to perform a method of ideomotor-based autoquestioning, a technique that allows a person to directly access and converse with the unconscious mind.  Go to http://podcast.briandavidphillips.net for this video episode and much more. All the best,Brian (If you are reading this…

Wilbert Alix and eXperiential Trance Dance 靈動之舞體驗工作坊

W i l b e r t      A l i x eXperiential Trance Dance 靈動之舞體驗工作坊 May 22-23, Taipei http://www.lovetranceformation.org 中文: http://www.lovetranceformation.org/love.html For those unfamiliar with his work, Wilbert Alix is the director of the Natale Institute International, an organization that does a lot of work with Trance Dance, following from the work of Frank…

Psychic Drawing Fail

Folks who have taken a few of my metaphysical oriented hypnosis or trance courses are familiar with the automatic drawing technique that I use either for therapy or just for fun. Well, sometimes when you allow your unconscious to guide your hand through an ideomotor process some very interesting things can come up. Some folks…

Of the Nature of eXperiential Trance Dance 靈動之舞體驗工作坊 and of Whirling, Just Spining Around and Around and Around . . .

What is it? eXperiential Trance Dance 靈動之舞體驗工作坊 May 22-23, Taipei http://www.lovetranceformation.org 中文: http://www.lovetranceformation.org/love.html What with my seminar in eXperiential Trance Dance 靈動之舞體驗工作坊 coming up in May (http://www.lovetranceformation.org), for obvious reasons of research and skulking and the like, I've been trolling the interweb waves noticing the amazing variety of material on various types of trance dance,…

靈動之舞體驗工作坊 eXperiential Trance Dance eXperience

eXperiential Trance Dance 靈動之舞體驗工作坊 May 22-23, Taipei http://www.lovetranceformation.org 中文: http://www.lovetranceformation.org/love.html As many of you know, we will be offering an eXperiential Trance Dance eXperience in Taipei coming up on May 22-23. This is the first time this material has been taught in Taiwan by me or anyone else so it's going to be a special…