Celebrity Hypnosis

Oprah Winfrey and Hypnosis to Cope with Financial Stress

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A recent issue of Oprah Winfrey's spirit articles on her webpages has a series of ways to cope with financial stress.  One highly recommended approach is hypnosis. "Get hypnotized. For years people have turned to hypnosis for help quitting smoking and losing weight, but the technique is also becoming popular among business types desperate to…

Whoopi Goldberg’s Fear of Flying Session (Cured in Moments)

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Whoopi Goldberg has had a fear of flying and had not been on an airplane for well over a decade because of it.  However, she had to go to London for work and so the folks at The View had Virgin Atlantic's fear of flying course folks come into the studio and work with her. …

Hypnotizing Miss India

While I was in India during my last hypnotrip, I presented a talk demonstrational lecture on Trance Acting (using hypnosis and trancework to enhance actor training and skillsets) to students, teachers, and guests at Kishore Namit Kapoor's Acting Institute (one of the premiere actor training institutes in Bollywood). One of the guests at the talk…

Walkabout Trance Beach Resort Getaway
RAPID IMPROVISATIONAL RECREATIONAL HYPNOSIS
August 15-16, 2009, Los Angeles, USA

Walkabout Trance Beach Resort Getaway IIhttp://www.walkabouttrance.com/ Walkabout Trance Beach Resort GetawayRAPID IMPROVISATIONALRECREATIONAL HYPNOSIShttp://www.walkabouttrance.com August 15 – 16, 2009, Redondo Beach, CA, USA A Course inCreative Speed Hypnosis Techniques forRecreation and Light Entertainment Instant and Rapid Hypnosis Inductionsfor Anyplace, Anytime, and Anytrance(Clinic, Classroom, Club, Stage, Street, Walkabout, Anywhere)Secrets of Fast, Faster, Fastest Hypnotic Techniques Brian David…

The Next Hoorah . . .
. . . party in Tucheng
. . . see me onstage this weekend!

This Saturday evening enjoy music and fun.  I will be appearing at THE NEXT HOORAH (http://taipeimotion.com) presenting hypnotic comedy fun in the 8:45-9:25pm slot right between a couple great music acts. The Next Hoorah is a musical extravaganza with a few comedy and variety style acts to keep things fresh (that’s me, freshener).  It’s going…

Kreskin . . . Genuine Hypnosis in Horror Movie

When the Amazing Kreskin was asked to play an evil hypnotist in Dante Tomaselli’s film Horror, he decided he wanted to honor a conversation he had with Orson Welles years before . . . all the suggestion effects in the film are genuine. BEHIND THE SCENES See clip on youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6z6t1ApSz0. SCENE FROM FILM…

Hypnotic Fun at CTS

I was invited to be the special guest for a performance segment in an episode focusing on hypnosis of Michael Cheng’s English language television program.  My segment is to be selected clips from a mini-hypnosis show I performed in the studio.  The piece was filmed in the CTS studios (中華電視公司) in Taipei on Oct. 17,…

Fairy Dragon . . .
. . . Raiya Sinha hypnotized by Brian David Phillips

Raiya Sinha, actress, attended the Speed Hypnosis Techniques workshop taught by myself (Brian David Phillips (羅狼仁)), hypnotist (催眠), in Mumbai and volunteered to be trance partner for the demonstration of the Fairy Dragon trance technique. Sorry for the poor lighting. This video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fv3OspAjsLw – is part of a series of highlights filmed during various…

Desired Intention Memory Box . . .
. . . Navin Prabhakar hypnotized by Brian David Phillips

Navin Prabhakar (yes that Navin Prabhakar [http://www.navinprabhakar.com], the famous comedian, actor, and singer) attended the Speed Hypnosis Techniques workshop I taught in Mumbai, India, and volunteered to be trance partner for the demonstration of the Desired Intention Memory Box creative trance process. Those of you familiar with my improvisational hypnosis approaches know that I like…

Hypnosis Calms the Ol’ Nerves for Adam Harvey

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Country music star Adam Harvey recently performed in Melbourne and revealed that he wasn’t always so comfortable in front of an audience. In a recent interview, Harvey said that ten years ago, he underwent a severe case of nerves.  According to Harvey, “I ended up having hypnotherapy and ever since then, I’ve never felt nervous” …

When Artistic Trance Becomes Art . . .

Sometimes hypnosis helps artists to create art . . . http://briandavidphillips.net/2008/06/coldplay-goes-h.html . . . and sometimes hypnosis is the art, or at least a major part of it. On 22 April 2008, Raimundas Malasauskas once again ventured into the world of the paranormal . . . well, supposed paranormal . . . to date, his…

Ewan McGregor Quits Smoking with Hypnosis

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Ewan McGregor, movie star and international heart throb, says he is having a generally better life after quitting smoking because of the peace of just relaxing and not having to hunt for cigarettes, ashtrays and lighters. A number of news sites reports that he quit a little more than a year ago through hypnotherapy and…

Mind Games, the Zone, Tiger Woods, and Self-Hypnosis

Kevin Manahan has written an interesting piece that explores Tiger Woods and self-hypnosis . . . Mind games? Tiger wins those, too . . . Woods learned self-hypnosis when he was young and now routinely uses it to go into the Zone, that special place where an athlete is able to create peak performances via…

American Idol Hypnosis?
. . . trance-acting, peformance enhancement and hypnosis

In yet another round of Beatles song coverage, contestants on American Idol all sang songs from the celebrated Beatles songbook.  This time around Kristy Lee Cook sang You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away in a not very rousing rendition.  While the other judges called Cook’s performance "playing it safe" Simon suggested that Kristy seek…

Fergie positive about Hypnosis

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I’ve posted about Fergie (the singer from The Black-Eyed Peas) and her success with beating a meth addiction through hypnotherapy.  She’s still very positive about her use of hypnosis and it’s effects upon her life: "I do hypnotherapy, which is a really big thing in my life. It works well with me because you go…

Frosty the Snowman . . .
. . . like you’ve never seen him before

What internationally famoust Canadian XXX stage hypnotist took time away from his stage to put on a goalie’s outfit to faceoff a snowman?  Yes, that really is Tony Lee . . . serving a good cause for some great music. FROSTY THE SNOWMANThe Sleddogs It’s a wonderfully fun music video with some very strong and…