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Frequently Asked Questions & Answers on Stage Hypnotism & Hypnosis!
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Are hypnotized people in a trance?

A: No. There is really no such thing as "trance." The word trance is a misnomer and misleading since people are neither asleep nor unconscious. Hypnotized people are simply and deeply relaxed both mentally and physically. They experience a heightened sense of awareness and a singular, focused concentration... on BLAZE's voice and suggestions.

Therefore, all there is really is the combination of profound, deep mind and body relaxation and suggestion that are commonly known as hypnosis.

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What is hypnosis anyway?

A: Yes. Say the word "hypnosis" and many people think of stage shows and people doing silly things. Other people think of pocket watches, or spirals twirling. But it is now common for hypnotists just to ask a willing person to stare at a small, stationary object, such as a colored thumbtack on the wall or to simply close their eyes during the "induction patter," which consists usually of soothing words about relaxation and suggestions to focus and concentrate… to the point of distraction and surrender into hypnosis. The net affect is the over-whelming of and the eventual bypass of one's critical, conscious faculties.

Hypnosis has been given a clear and easy to understand definition by the U.S. Dept. of Education, Human Services Division, as follows:

‘Hypnosis is the bypass of the critical factor and
the establishment of acceptable selective thinking.’

In other words, through the establishment of acceptable selective thinking the hypnotist is able to bypass the willing subject’s critical, conscious-mind faculties.

That’s why during hypnosis, it is as if the brain temporarily suspends its efforts to validate critically incoming sensory information, allowing suggested behaviors and thoughts to happen.

Hypnosis is a "non-deceptive mega-placebo" says Irving Kirsch, Professor of Psychology at Plymouth University and a leading researcher and theorist on hypnosis.

"The World's Most Experienced Hypnotist," Andrew Newton, in the latest, revised edition of his e-book, All In The Mind: Hypnosis, Suggestion and The New Mesmerists, March 2008, aptly summarized the processes of hypnosis in this formula: "Ritual + Relaxation + Focus of Attention + Peak Experience + Common Sense + Positive Response to Suggestion + Attitude Change + Behavior Modification = C.U.R.E. or Change Underlying Recovery Experience! You see… now even I’m at it - it’s irresistible once you start! Maybe there is an even simpler equation. Possibly it could be this; when Belief in an idea outweighs Skepticism of the same idea, the result has to be Acceptance of that idea. Catchy, eh?" We concur.

Consumer Guide to HypnotismHypnosis is phenomenon like placebo, and yet it's not what most people think it is. To learn more go and get this NGH offered basic booklet — Official Consumer Guide to Hypnosis.

Hypnos, Greek god of sleepHypnosis is a natural state of mind of which there are many levels or states. The hypnotic experience is that of an altered consciousness. The very word hypnosis is derived from the Greek word (and Greek god of sleep) Hypnos, meaning sleep. It was coined and applied to mesmerism by the prominent Scottish surgeon, James Braid (1795-1869).

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Are hypnotized people "asleep" on stage?

A: No. Despite the Greek derivation of the word "hypnosis" is from the mythological god of sleep, hypnos, a hypnotized person isn't sleep. Hypnosis is not a state of deep sleep, but one of altered consciousness. WHen you are hypnotized, you are awake and conscious. Whereas, when you are asleep you arefully unconscious.

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Again, a hypnotized person isn’t asleep. Hypnosis only resembles sleep. This common misconception came about because of the meaning of hypnosis, namely—that hypnosis is sleep. In fact, the word “hypnosis” comes from the ancient Greek god “hypnosis” their god of sleep. Many people think incorrectly that when they are hypnotized they are asleep and unaware of anything happening around them. Not true.

The word “SLEEP!” is said for dramatic affect and because people know what to do when they hear it—close their eyes and relax deeply… profoundly… and often in funny, slumped-together positions on stage.

Everyone every night passes through a hypnotic experience in the process of going to sleep. Hypnosis is a natural state that feels rather like that very relaxed and contented feeling you get right before you fall asleep at night.

After experiencing hypnosis, a person awakens naturally, just as they do after sleeping. Put another way, when you awaken from say, one hour of hypnosis, you feel fully refreshed and revitalized as if you slept or napped for many hours.

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Does BLAZE put people under a magical “spell”?

Comedy Hypnotist BLAZE has a quick sense of humor, strong intuition, a powerful 'stage presence' and a soothing, rhythmic voice. Mix those artfully mastered skills with the amazing power already inside the minds of the volunteers. and that's magic enough, don't you agree.A: No. Not at all. Regardless of what persona or image some stage hypnotists project, no hypnotist has any mystical or magical powers over their volunteers. Hypnosis doesn't require any magic, hocus-pocus or special powers.

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE has a quick sense of humor, strong intuition, a powerful "stage presence" and a soothing, rhythmic voice. Mix those artfully mastered skills with the amazing power already inside the minds of the volunteers… and that's magic enough, don’t you agree.

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Hypnosis is relaxing and fun! Hypnotized people say they re-experience a wonderful feeling of child-like freedom. What does it feel like to be hypnotized?

A: Surprisingly familiar. The by-product of all hypnosis is relaxation where mind and body relax. Some describe it as either like floating weightless or heavy and leaden, and relaxed deeply. In a word hypnosis feels—good—a wonderful and profoundly relaxed state both physically and mentally. And that’s why you see people on stage slumped over—because their body is so deeply relaxed they don’t care about sitting upright.

Hypnosis is relaxing and fun! Hypnotized people say they re-experience a wonderful feeling of child-like freedom. That "freedom" is what allows them to enjoy doing silly, playful things on stage. People also know they can choose to stop cooperating at any time, but don't because they feel so good and are having great fun. In some ways being hypnotized on stage is like freeing the care-free, improv talents in each of us.

In fact, most people haven’t ever felt that loose, limp and deeply relaxed level of physical relaxation and mental calm and serenity like they do in hypnosis. There is a feeling of well-being, an ability to recall past events and the acceptance of new ideas not in conflict with personal values. There is also a higher threshold to pain.

Some people have described the hypnotic state as being like meditation where the body is relaxed but the mind has heightened awareness. The ability to vocalize can be limited, and the limbs feel leaden or light, tingly or somewhat numb. The perception of time is also distorted where an hour might seem like just a few minutes. A hypnotized person can be in hypnosis while daydreaming, running, dancing, driving, reading, or watching an engrossing television program or movie. On stage, hypnotized people are freer and more extroverted than they would be otherwise.

Another good example of what hypnosis feels like is this—have you ever driven down a long, dark, stretch of boring road when you're tired, and then later on you can't remember parts of the trip or you drive right past your exit—then, you've experienced hypnosis.

You've probably experienced this—like when you're really into watching TV or an engrossing movie and even reading an intriguing book and time seems to stand still and you're sort of oblivious to everything happening around you, although you hear it all, it's just that you're super-focused on the experience—that's hypnosis and what you see and others experience on stage.

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Why Do Some People Have Doubts About Hypnosis?

A: Fear and other common misconceptions. Simply put - because hypnosis looks different than it feels, it is often misunderstood. Once you feel it, the apprehension goes away. And you can re-enter the beautiful state faster and more easily than the time before.

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BLAZE is a Master Hypnotist. He knows who makes a good hypnosis volunteer and who doesn't. And, he'll keep the good ones on stage (the ones who are most likely to react entertainingly) and send the rest back to their seats. Are the volunteers really hypnotized or pretending?

A: Hypnotized. Pretenders, jokers, fakers and self-conscious types are dismissed by BLAZE from the stage or typically they leave the stage eventually. Keeping up the pretense of "trance" is a whole lot of work than going with the suggestion flow when hypnotized. Hypnotized people are not pretending.

People like you love stage hypnosis entertainment more than ever before. The fact is many volunteers have either seen a stage hypnosis show before, know someone who volunteered or they have been hypnotized before, and because they enjoyed it so much they volunteer again. Such volunteers usually run up on stage to be hypnotized knowing full well what type of fun behaviors will be expected of them while they are up experiencing hypnosis.

BLAZE is a Master Stage Hypnotist. He knows who on stage is 'hypnotized' and are good for hypnosis entertainment. And, he'll keep the good ones on stage (the ones who are most likely to react entertainingly) and send the rest back to their seats. Thus, everyone in both the audience and who volunteers to participate in BLAZE Comedy Hypnosis Show has a good, relaxing, fun time!

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Can a person be hypnotized against their will?

A: No. A person cannot be hypnotized against their will. If a person resists, hypnosis will not work. Hypnosis requires consent and cooperation—known in the trade as the “hypnotic contract”—between the willing participant and hypnotist.

no hypnotic controlCovert hypnosis (as seen all over YouTube) is a mind-control myth, a fraud; so, too, is it a Hollywood movie myth a' la Dracula; frankly, it's a false urban legend. There is a common idea that those with 'a strong will’ cannot be hypnotized. However, it has been shown that intelligent people can be hypnotized faster and deeper because they have greater access to their imagination, and can follow instructions better. The biggest prerequisite to someone being able to be hypnotized is their willingness, their expectation hypnosis will happen.

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If I can hear BLAZE, then I’m not hypnotized, right?

A: Wrong. All hypnotized persons can hear the hypnotist and sounds around them acutely because their senses become enhanced. Hypnotized people are really hyper- or super-aware... of how good they feel and are tuned-in to the hypnotist’s voice.

Think about it this way: If the hypnotized person lost all connection with the hypnotist, how can they follow the hypnotist’s instructions (suggestions)? Well, they wouldn’t / couldn’t then act on the suggestion unless the hypnotized person was really awake, conscious, and not asleep. The fact that stage hypnotists typically say, "SLEEP!" doesn’t serve to dispel this misconception.

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Can anyone be hypnotized?

A: No. Only people who want to be hypnotized, expect to be hypnotized and can and do follow simple instructions can usually be hypnotized. That said, then yes, most ready, willing and able people can be hypnotized when they want to experience it. Different people go into hypnosis in different ways. Part of the hypnotist's job is to identify what approach will work best for each person.

high school teens hypnotizedPeople are fascinated with hypnosis. Everyone can be hypnotized when they are willing. That’s because all hypnosis is really guided self-hypnosis. Anyone wanting to experience hypnosis can and will be hypnotized. Hypnosis is not something one does to another person. Rather hypnosis is something people do together. Co-operation isn't optional. Co-operation is how you are hypnotized.

Sometimes hypnosis is distrusted because often the view of the subject surrendering their will is part of the affects presented for entertainment by stage hypnotists. It is helpful to remember stage hypnotists design their shows for entertainment purposes, which include participants doing seemingly strange things they might not do otherwise.

What most people don't realize is the stage hypnotist chooses only those volunteers who are tested and shown to be highly suggestible, and may have a desire to have a "different" or less inhibited experience of themselves. In a hypnotic state, people can give themselves permission to do many things that they may not otherwise be able to do.

Generally, anyone of average intelligence can be hypnotized. From about 6 to 14 (at about puberty), the human mind changes and develops rapidly. The period from 14 to middle-aged is by far the best age group both for ease of induction and for depth of hypnosis. From adulthood (about age 22) on upward, there is a very slow, gradual decline in hypnotizability. In fact, the smarter and the more imaginative you are the more likely you are to be hypnotized. Regardless, the person must first be willing to be hypnotized. That's why as Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE begins the hypnotizing process, he asks every volunteer:

"Are you ready to be hypnotized?!"

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How does BLAZE guide people into hypnosis?

Tebbets Demonstrates Rapid InductionA: Skillfully. ASAP. Actually, BLAZE uses the power of words, his soothing and commanding voice, mental imagery and various exercises (such as, deep breathing) to bring about a pleasant, comfortable and relaxed state quickly and deeply.

Everyone experiences hypnosis individually. Yet, there are similar, common reasons why people become hypnotized.

The imitativeness of the human animal or as BLAZE refers to it - "the sheeple affect" is a significant factor in people's hypnotizability in group settings. All hypnoses have in common is the one condition of exaggerated suggestibility—the peculiar state of mind favorable to the acceptance of suggestion. Susceptibility or suggestion is a normal characteristic of the mind the hypnotist uses for entertainment on stage.

In a SNAP, the fun begins as Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE suggests that the volunteer(s) experience changes in sensations, perceptions, thoughts, or behaviors for entertainment purposes.

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Can a person be made to do anything against their will that’s suggested to them while hypnotized?

A: No. A person in a state of hypnosis will not allow themselves to do anything they wouldn't do in a conscious state. In fact, your subconscious mind won't allow you to do or say anything you would normally feel is against your moral or ethical beliefs. In fact, a few hypnotized people on stage have chosen not to respond to a suggestion, such as the man who wouldn't put on lip balm (lipstick) as super male-model Rico Suave.

spiral hypnotic blaze headYour subconscious mind is literal. It doesn't have a sense of humor. And it doesn't know true from false, fact from fantasy, right from wrong. All your conscious mind knows is what you tell it (as in self-talk) and on stage what the hypnotist tells it (you) is reality, which on stage is made humorous.

Hypnosis can remove some of a person's inhibitions (much the same way that alcohol can lower inhibitions)—meaning, that unless you would, say, take some of your clothes off or go wild when drinking a lot of alcohol, then you wouldn't do that under hypnosis unless you were likely to do that anyway.

Contrary to some depictions of hypnosis in books, movies and television, the hypnotized person doesn't lose control over their mind or body.Contrary to some depictions of hypnosis in books, movies and television, the hypnotized person doesn't lose control over their mind or body. The hypnotized person stays fully aware typically of who they are and where they are, and they generally remember what transpired during hypnosis. Hypnosis simply makes it easier for people to experience suggestions, but it does not force them to have the suggested experiences.

People hypnotized on a stage won’t do anything not already built into their own mental and moral mechanisms. Stage hypnotists do not create anything new—we're only using and building upon what's in the volunteers' imaginations and what they already know and can do. In other words, a 50-year old knows enough about Elvis to act like him when given the suggestion. An 18-year old might not. But that same young person knows enough about Brittney Spears to act like her when given the suggestion to do so.

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE knows what can and can't be done with hypnosis and programs his suggestions accordingly. Rest assured that he always gives clean and appropriate suggestions.

Oh, I know exactly what you were thinking. And the answer is NO; you cannot be made to go out and rob a bank or kill someone.

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Can a person get stuck and/or be left in hypnosis indefinitely?

A: No. and No. The human mind’s protective sense of self simply won’t let either of those happen. In the unlikely event a hypnotist failed to return a hypnotized person to full conscious awareness the person would drift off to sleep and would soon wake up (if you will) and out of the hypnosis.

During the show, if there were an emergency or the volunteer no longer wanted to participate, s/he could awaken at any time and leave the stage or show area, which happens in most shows when you see a person get up and leave the stage. You see, generally speaking, without the external stimuli of BLAZE's voice upon which they are focused, the stage-show volunteer would either fall asleep or become fully alert and awake soon without harm.

If BLAZE were (God forbid) to drop dead or leave the building before counting the volunteers up to full conscious awareness, they would realize sooner than later they no longer hear his voice. They'd then conclude the show had ended and would awaken on their own in a few minutes... like from a wakeful nap.

At the show's end, BLAZE awakens and removes all suggestions except one—that the volunteers feel refreshed, relaxed in every way and that they had a good time!

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Is stage hypnosis safe?

Hypnosis is as safe as daydreaming in a chair at home.A: Yes. Hypnosis is as safe as daydreaming in a chair at home… lying on a picnic blanket watching clouds pass by, or the feeling of losing yourself in a great book or good movie. Hypnosis is no more dangerous than natural slumber. However, on stage, BLAZE does his best to protect the volunteers from harming themselves. When they stand up and move around the stage, they do so with their eyes open.

You are conscious, but you tune out most of the other stimuli around you. Just as you focus intently on the book’s plot or the movie’s action, on stage the hypnotist is the focus of the hypnotized people to the near exclusion of most other thoughts—except generally the sensation of physical relaxation and mental focus on the suggestion. An that is why hypnotized people do silly things on stage. Hypnotized people are capable of saying no, or terminating hypnosis, all by themselves. And there is research available to show that is in fact the way it is, as well.

Hypnosis is as safe on stage as most other interactive or audience participation entertainment when it is practiced by a professionally trained, skilled and certified hypnotist like BLAZE.

Remember—the state of hypnosis is a natural but altered state of mind and body consciousness, similar to daydreaming where your mind is focused and not distracted. This heightened, focused concentration combined with comic suggestions allows each volunteer to tap into their inner talents and imaginations… and entertain others. That is the fun of stage hypnotism.

BLAZE's number-one concern on stage is always for the physical safety and psychological well-being of his volunteers, even given the misconceptions about the safety of hypnosis. He explains what hypnosis isn't and is to the audience. That's one of the many reasons why BLAZE's show is so special—safety first.

high school teen girls like Britney Spears"Would I mind being seen doing that suggestion?" BLAZE filters every routine through that simple, self-auditing question. Usually the answer comes back "No." And so each show routine’s acceptability goes off without an embarrassing hitch.

Except at his adults-only , R-rated show and by request of the client, no one on stage, male or female, is ever asked to remove any clothing, bite into soap, eat lemons or onions. Neither are they asked to reveal anything about their personal life. Also, BLAZE does not have people to do anything physically challenging (meaning: no dangerous, stupid stunts like standing on a stiff and rigid person known as "body catalepsy" or passing a flame across one’s skin in a “can’t-feel-the-flame” demonstration).

Listen. All that being said, there's no truly and fully safe interactive / audience participation entertainment. You can get hurt on a ferris wheel or roller coaster or ice skating. Frankly, it's only a matter of time and circumstances before someone on stage will hurt themselves on stage like bumping their head or twisting an ankle. When a person volunteers to lend a hypnotist their imagination in hypnosis, they assume responsibility for the possibility of getting hurt.

Accidents happen. Or as the phrase goes, 'Shit Happens.'

Potential Dangers
Hypnosis is an often-misunderstood phenomenon that is basically an exercise in deep meditation. Once in a deeply relaxed state, one's mind develops a natural, heightened focus. The safety of hypnosis (and hypnotherapy) is (are) not well studied.

Hypnosis-therapy may worsen symptoms in people with psychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia, manic depression, multiple personality disorder or dissociate disorders. Because limited data are available, hypnosis-therapy is sometimes discouraged in people at risk of seizures. Upsetting memories may surface in people with post-traumatic stress disorder. It has been suggested that some types of hypnosis-therapy lead to false memories (confabulation), although scientific research on this topic is limited. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee anyone experiencing stage hypnosis will not have an abreaction. An abreaction is defined as a physical movement or an emotional outburst as a reaction to a suggestion while in the state of hypnosis. Some hypnotic abreactions are spontaneous and others are created by the hypnotist. Hypnotic abreaction can be used to acquire greater depth, cause a revivification, or remove repressed emotions. In short, it is generally true that people do not typically accept, or act upon, suggestions that are inconsistent with their desires.

Disclaimer. While hypnosis has many beneficial effects, hypnosis is not a substitute for appropriate medical attention. Statements and products offered on this web site are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. When dealing with physical and/or mental illness or disease, always consult a qualified physician or therapist. Hypnosis recordings are not recommended for people suffering from mental disorders or illness.

The services Hypnotist BLAZE provides are held out to the public as non-therapeutic hypnotism, defined herein as the use of hypnosis to entertain. We do not represent our services as any form of medical, behavior or mental health care, and despite research to the contrary, by law, we make no health benefit claims.

BLAZE is not a licensed physician or licensed mental health professional or psychologist. He does not hold himself out to provide any form of health care or psychotherapy.

You should NOT rely solely upon the information or opinions you read or hear of. Rather, you should use what you read as a starting point for doing independent research. Then judge for yourself the merits of the material that has been shared here.

All information contained herein should be independently verified and confirmed. Comments or suggestions to this site's editor.

The User of this site and clients agree to indemnify and hold harmless www.hypnoticblaze.com, BLAZE LLC, Karen S. Fine and James F. Blais, Jr. from and against any and all damages, costs and expenses, including any legal fees, potentially resulting from the application of any of the information provided by this web site and the heretofore named people and entity. This disclaimer applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

We accept no responsibility whatsoever. Hypnosis entertainment is no more or less safe than a day at the beach or amusement park or a ride in a plane, train or automobile.

Nonetheless, and that said, it's important to remember BLAZE does his best to entertain his audience. During each show he humorously blows away the common myths and misconceptions people have about hypnosis. The audience leaves thoroughly enlightened and entertained. When asked he’ll quip with a smile -

"There’s no need at all to worry about the on-stage
volunteers. All will enjoy the show a ton more than
the audience because they have the best
hot-and-cold running or ticklish or itchy
seats in the house—my choice!"

—BLAZE, Hypnotist

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What does it take to be hypnotized?

A: Average intelligence, the willingness and ability to concentrate, relax, let yourself go and be hypnotized. Becoming Hypnotized is easy when you allow it with an attitude of willingness and cooperation. All you need to do is relax, listen to the hypnotist and do what he suggests.

And you will become hypnotized! But, if you make being hypnotized a contest of wills or if you resist doing what the hypnotist says and suggests, then you will not be hypnotized. When you volunteer to come on stage, the important thing is to relax and to follow the hypnotist's instructions. There's little point in volunteering if you have resistance, and won't even bother because dealing with resistance makes for either a boring show or no show at all.

Average intelligence and ability to concentrate, relax, let yourself go and thus be willing to be hypnotized; it’s really that easy for you and your guests to have a grand time enjoying the relaxed state of hypnosis.

In other words, if you think you can be hypnotized, you are right, you will be; if you think you cannot, you are also correct and you won’t be.

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What is the BLAZE Hypno-is-Fun Show™ rated? Is it family friendly?

General Audiences: Fun For All AgesA: The BLAZE Hypno-is-Fun Show™ is PG-rated (“PG-13” for general audiences and is “fun for all audiences.”) Yes, the show is very family-members friendly.

The BLAZE Comedy Hypno-is-Fun Show™ is entertainment for all ages. It is clean and classy. Generally, BLAZE does not allow minors under the age of 18 on stage at public shows, when the volunteers are to be of mixed ages and older. That's because adults can become rather self-conscious being goofy and acting silly around kids, and because of the size differences between, say, a forty-year old man and a 16 year old female. The style of show is about being silly in a safe and fun way, entertaining for all.

The BLAZE Comedy Hypno-is-Fun Show™ is not designed for the most discriminating and sensitive PG-rated audiences. However, his hypnosis routines are supported by age-appropriate, props and contemporary music which gets everyone involved in the antics. It’s performed in good taste and is appropriate for most people aged 13 and older. There is no offensive material in this show.

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE performs basically three types of shows: one is PG-13 rated, the second is PG-NC-17+, and the third is R-to-X-rated for mature adults only... typically age 21 years old and over. Talent buyers click here for a brief, general description of our shows' "ratings guidelines."

Also, parents of teenagers who think they ought to protect their children from stage hypnotism entertainment, please watch this FYI video clip. And, afterwards, if you aren't offended by our message, then you are invited and welcomed to contact BLAZE, LLC to book Hypnotist BLAZE. If you are taken aback, then go away now because we aren't compatible.

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We don't want the volunteers embarrassed. Why do they seem like they aren’t fazed by the suggestions?

A: No one is really embarrassed… at least not permanently (LOL). Embarrassment is a subjective feeling. And just because YOU feel embarrassed for a hypnotized person acting goofy does not mean s/he feels as you do. Such feelings are relative. So, please DO NOT IMPOSE YOUR feelings of embarrassment or appropriateness on the volunteers hypnotic antics. That said,

"All my hypnotized guests on stage are treated the way I would want to be treatedwith care and respect,"

—BLAZE, Hypnotist

Listen, stage hypnosis is neither mystical nor magical. Rather, it is entertainment that’s about laughing with and at other people doing silly and always harmless things. Why else hire a hypnotist to entertain?

Even though people do some silly things on stage, the hypnotized participants aren't self conscious, which is why they seem unfazed by anything they're told to do. Each show is presented using clean, good-natured hypnotic suggestions. so everyone has fun.Even though people do some silly things on stage, the hypnotized participants aren’t self conscious, which is why they seem unfazed by anything they’re told to do. And that's why they don't seem embarrassed as some in the audience might feel. Each show is appropriate for the age and sensibilities of the audience. And is typically presented using clean, good-natured hypnotic suggestions… so everyone has fun. This approach allows you to rest easy knowing your audience will be thoroughly entertained.

To that end, Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE will ask often about the age and comfort level of each audience and in turn tailors his show’s material accordingly. Whether doctors, lawyers, farmers, managers, engineers, teachers, sales people, college students, company presidents and plain ol’ everyday country folks, people of every walk and tune have either seen or experienced the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show... and so shall you!

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Virginia Comedy Hypnotist BLAZE
Hypnotist BLAZE        

Personal Note from BLAZE About Hypnosis Entertainment

“I used to think no adult group was ever too sophisticated or so conservative to have a good time. That is until one show in 2006.

Let me share what I learned from that experience, specifically this—even when the adult audience howls with laughter and enjoyment, if you (the president or manager of the company, association or event) are a nervous-nelly type with a hyper-active, unreasonable sense of political correctness, who thinks how you feel is everyone else feels, you embarrass easily, fear (unrealistically) lawsuits and/or there’s some ancient Victorian-era throwback in attendance, and/or you describe your group as “so very conservative” meaning so very uptight written permission is needed to laugh and have a good time, or you and your group wait to see if the head table’s big-wigs laugh before you do, then do us both a favor and don’t bother booking a hypnotist. Watch this short FYI video clip for more.

In my humble opinion you and yours are humorless and dead; just not yet buried. I am as many other stage hypnotist are... a marvelous and fun entertainer with an agile, PG-17 and more witty mind, but I cannot raise the dead to make you and they laugh and let loose and have fun, nor will I dumb-down my show to conform to your outdated Victorian or, worse still, Puritan or individualistic / religious code. Sorry. You do understand, don’t you? If not, please sod off!.”

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What is the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show like? I mean, what happens during a stage hypnosis show?

A: In a word—FUN! BLAZE reveals the fun and wonder hidden in the recesses of his volunteers’ minds.

The BLAZE Comedy Hypnosis Show is the envy and emulated by other hypnotists and audiences return to time and again because part theatrical, always energetic and most importantly, upbeat, positive, and never degrading or humiliating to his audience or participants.The BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show is the envy and emulated by other hypnotists and audiences return to time and again because part theatrical, always energetic and most importantly, upbeat, positive, and never degrading or humiliating to his audience or participants.

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE’s professionalism, creativity and charisma, combined with his exceptional timing, and endearing, positive and empowering approach to stage hypnotism, assures an enjoyable, memorable time for one and all.

Everyone present leaves the show feeling like they have been truly entertained. The hypnotized volunteers leave feeling better about themselves and life in general. They were the stars… who enjoyed their “fifteen minutes of fame.” All will tell their friends and some will return for more... time and again.

Basic Flow of the Show

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE’s stage hypnosis show features a completely open and observable process during which the audience becomes witness to a remarkable transformation; that of the participant's journey from a conscious to a subconscious state of mind.

Imagine now you are entering the room to find a buzz of anticipation and electric expectation. Picture yourself there and imagine this—

Beginning—The “Pre-talk” to Hypnotic Oath

BLAZE is introduced to your applause. He uses one from dozens of 30-second musical tracks with a voice-over introduction so no one is put on the spot or flubs the intro.

Then the entire audience is involved. The BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show begins his show with a quick explanation (not lecture) of what hypnosis is and what it is not. Who can typically be hypnotized and who won't. Also, who is welcomed on stage to volunteer to be in the show. This brief introduction on the subject of hypnosis de-mystifies the most common misconceptions and addresses what stage hypnosis entertainment is all about.

BLAZE then tell to the audience the criteria to be a volunteer and what one should expect when they decide to join him on stage.

This pre-talk part also breaks the ice, if you will, and sets the mood for fun… and encourages many of your audience members to volunteer to be part of the show. As BLAZE says,

"Explore with me the creativity and imagination within the subconscious minds of people, and you’ll either
SEE the show or BE the show!"

Suggestibility Testing Before the Invite

Picture and experience this-depending on the size of the audience, either all wishing to experience hypnosis are invited to come on stage or an audience participation experiment ('suggestibility test') is given and those who's hands remain locked and stuck together, for instance, are then told to come up on stage. in order to get them unstuck; or, with smaller audiences, Comedy Hypnotist BLAZE invites all willing volunteers to come on stage and lend him the use of their imaginations!Picture and experience this—depending on the size of the audience, either all wishing to experience hypnosis are invited to come on stage or an audience participation experiment (“suggestibility test”) is given and those who’s hands remain locked and stuck together, for instance, are then told to come up on stage… in order to get them unstuck; or, with smaller audiences, Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE invites all willing volunteers to come on stage and lend him the use of their imaginations!

Audience members will experience relaxation and the power of suggestion. Fun suggestibility exercises will give each person the knowledge as to what hypnosis is and whether they would be a good volunteer... this time.

Either way, the highly suggestible people usually become the show’s hypnotized volunteers—the stars of the show and go on to become hypnotized on stage.

When the audience is comfortable with the truth about hypnosis, everyone is given the opportunity to volunteer for the show. As BLAZE says,

"I am going to give each and everyone of you the opportunity to discover the power of your
imagination. All I ask is that you lend me
and the audience the use of your
imaginations in return!"

By the way, the hypnotized volunteers are in a natural state of conscious relaxation, aware of everything around them, and able to return to the audience anytime they choose. They have full control over everything they do and at no time are they unaware of what is happening.

Volunteers Rush the Stage

After BLAZE addresses some questions about hypnosis, he has 20-30-40 audience volunteers run up to the stage to be hypnotized. You will notice right away how Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE has to step aside as the stage is rushed with eager and excited volunteers! The chairs on stage are filled and the show is on. You hold on for the ride - your best friend is on the stage.

adults taking hypnotic oath“Raise Your Right Hand & Repeat Loudly After Me…”

Then BLAZE leads them in reciting his funny “Hypnotic Oath” and then all are guided down into a deep, relaxed state of hypnosis.

The Induction into Hypnosis

The Hypnotic Eye movie posterWatch closely and follow along as Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE masterfully guides those on stage through his proven effective hypnotic induction… gently, quickly, deeply into the wonderful relaxed state of “selective thinking” known as hypnosis. Notice how they try to open their eyes, but cannot… that is until he tells them to.

In no time, as the audience follows along with amazement and maybe skepticism, each volunteer, one by one, drops their chin to their chest or rests their head on the shoulder next to them—HYPNOTIZED!

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE gives every audience a unique "show" not a canned act. His show’s routines depend on the number and gender of the hypnotized volunteers. All females—the show goes on way; all males, it goes another… and so, too, with all kids or older adults. No two shows are ever completely alike. Says BLAZE—

“My stage hypnosis show is the only entertainment that is as much fun for the audience as it is for the participants.”

...the trance usually lasts for 90 minutes on a saturday afternoonNow it’s Show time!

Now the fun and excitement begins. The body of the show is made up of fun, age- and ever-appropriate suggestions. Watch as your friends fall asleep at the snap of BLAZE’s fingers, and upon awakening they will forget their names, go on an imaginary adventure to Mars, and maybe voyage to the bottom of the sea, or turn into old and young celebrities or versions of themselves… and enjoy many other extremely funny mind-over-matter hallucinations.

Each participant will react differently to the suggestions offered, so no two shows are ever alike. Volunteers are hypnotized to open their imaginations as BLAZE orchestrates a visual release of hidden talents and surprises. Everyone is encouraged to participate because with Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE—anyone can be a STAR!

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE builds his enormously entertaining performance, enjoining participants and audience members alike together with his fast-paced comedic wit in a superb, unforgettable one-of-a-kind performance.

BLAZE tells his volunteers before he induces the hypnosis trance this—

"My dear friends, I do this for you now because
you are working for me for FREE!"

Suggestions are given to volunteers both individually and as a group. BLAZE takes his group of volunteers willingly on a series of imagined events. He might alter their senses, or take them on imaginary trips on roller coasters, hot-air balloons, even around the universe to alien worlds. Imagine as you watch them in both group and individual routines - see things that aren’t there and see things that are there differently. And always your audience laughs in surprise and amazement.

Picture these Silly Shenanigans

Here are just some of the fun suggestions BLAZE might use—watch as the volunteers forget their names, greet dead ancestors in the audience... listen as aliens converse through a gangster translator, be spellbound as you watch the strange goings on in a haunted house, laugh uncontrollably as mimes fly kites, sing songs imitating celebrities, see flying saucers, watch adults act like second graders, or teens acting like 90 year olds, and much, much more... such as, water and snow surf in Hawaii, world’s greatest rock musicians, moon walk and talk, Asian ear-wax and elbow inspectors, bouncers as ballet dancers, deaf-mute opera stars, winners and losers of one-billion dollars, cowboys riding kangaroos, stuck to hot and cold seats, forgetting names or numbers... and the list goes on... all the way to the wild-card audience suggestion time of the show—where anything (tasteful) goes and happens!

Too Soon, the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show Ends

The show ends with everyone on stage responding to “post-hypnotic suggestions” at the same time. This makes for a funny, fast-paced ending that has the volunteers reacting spontaneously to words, props and music cued to specific suggestions.

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE’s participants are then given suggestions of well-being so they awaken from their hypnotic experience feeling fully refreshed, totally relaxed, wide awake and alert, and with less stress, sleep better, have more energy (and in the adults-only show—an energized libido)… so everyone leaves with pleasant and lasting memories of your event, especially the stars of the show.

After the finale, each volunteer is removed from their state of hypnosis and receives tremendous, heart-felt applause. All volunteers always come out of the hypnosis state and remember everything that has happened to them and around them. And the volunteers will awaken feeling relaxed and refreshed, and told to remember everything fun that has happened during the show.

Of course, each of the comic suggestions that were given will no longer affect them.

Unique Parting Gift for Volunteers from BLAZE!

An autographed, suitable for framing Certificate of Hypnotizability is given FREE to each volunteer as our way of saying thank you! Autographed pictures of Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE are also available.

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What sort of people are the ideal volunteers and participants in your show?

A: Everyday people like me... you. The best hypnotic subjects have vivid imaginations, creative minds and are young mentally and physically. Generally speaking, the very young (under the age of 14 or pre-pubescent) and the very old (the retired+) aren’t good stage-show hypnotic subjects because their powers of concentration aren’t either fully developed or fading.

The best stage hypnosis subjects are young adults, intelligent, strong willed people with active imaginations.

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How are volunteers selected?

A: BLAZE wants only willing volunteers on stage. He never selects people to come up and be the show, and he won't force people to join in. If you just want to sit back and enjoy the show but not volunteer, then that's AOK. BLAZE will respect your wishes and knows you'll laugh and cheer your friends or colleagues on!

Audience members choose themselves; each person decides to be hypnotized during the show or not. Only audience members who are highly interested in participating will be invited to join BLAZE on stage and are most likely to be kept in the show. We do not force anyone on stage.

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What types of people aren’t the best volunteers?

A: Anyone who really does not want to be hypnotized.

Some people are very responsive to hypnosis suggestions and others are less responsive. There are five groups or types of people who usually are resistant to hypnosis on stage because of their lack of focus or limited or diminished powers of mental concentration due to age or illness. They include:

  1. Someone who doesn't want to be hypnotized or who is afraid of being hypnotized or has the attitude that "He can't Hypnotize ME!" Well, that person is correct about their ability to be hypnotized.
  2. Someone who is drunk. BLAZE often says to adult, comedy club audiences—

    "If you've had more than 3-4 stiff drinks, please stay in your seat and enjoy the show because you will
    go deep asleep on the floor and sucking
    your thumb, when I hypnotize you!"


  3. The seriously mentally challenged.
  4. Most children under the age of about ten years old are technically already hypnotized, but there's another story entirely.
  5. Very old people.

Again, the best stage hypnosis subjects are young adults, intelligent, strong willed people with active imaginations.

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Are children (15 years old and younger) invited on stage to be hypnotized?

A: No. Sorry. And here’s why: children tend to change the social dynamic of the show, and so we do not invite kids to participate on stage. High-school age teens (15-18 years old) are invited on stage only at high school shows.

In every instance, when underage volunteers’ are invited on stage each must either have a parent or legal guardian present or their signed written authorization when required by the school.

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Do the show’s hypnotized volunteers really have fun on stage?

A: You bet they do!

The truth is we often hear afterwards from some in the audience how they wished they had volunteered because of how much fun the volunteers seemed to enjoy. Always the audience laughs hysterically and the participants are invariably happy they volunteered. So, when Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE asks for volunteers, don’t hang back hesitantly… volunteer and be hypnotized!

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Will the show’s hypnotized participants remember everything?

A: Yes. Everything. Hypnosis doesn't cause people to lose their memory. Your senses are heightened while in a state of hypnosis. And, the hypnotized volunteer is always in control—s/he is conscious and aware of events as they happen.

stars of hypnotist blaze showThat’s because, first of all, stage-show suggestions are temporary. Second and more importantly, they will remember all they heard, saw, did, felt, etc. because BLAZE tells them via “suggestions” at the show’s end they will remember everything and feel really good about being a star of the show. And they do! Ask any of them afterwards.

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How do the hypnotized participants feel after the show?

A: Marvelous! Like they've slept for hours and had amazing dreams about which they remember and feel good about..

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Does Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE hang around after the show to talk with people who have questions about hypnosis?

A: Yes. BLAZE loves his fans' questions and adulation!

Stage Hypnotist BLAZE makes it a point to visit and talk with his volunteers and curious audience members about the show. He and his show assistant are available to stay after the show to meet-and-greet, give autographs, picture taking, and answer your many questions. By the way, plan on sticking around because BLAZE will often perform additional hypnosis acts on his hypno-fans!

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What about the size of the audience?

A: The larger the audience, the better the show. Therefore, a minimum of 100+ people in attendance for the show is required.

All ages generally, but volunteers are welcomed in most venues like at high schools, fairs and festivals if over 15 years old (PG-rated shows only).

The best shows are made up of an equal mix of men and women, but unisex shows can be performed.

By the way, in adults-only shows, minimal drinking before the show makes for the best show.

The audience should be seated close enough to feel comfortable but not so close as to talk to or distract the volunteers on stage.

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About how long is the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show?

A: The show can be made to order without losing a single teary-eyed laugh!

The length of the show can range on average from 45- to 90-minutes of pure and enlightening fun—and it works well within most event’s or function’s timetable—you decide how long you want the fun to last. You decide - where to set the limits of your show—from mild to wacky and wild!

Our college, clubs, and high school show runs about 75 minutes.

Our corporate and association groups show runs about 60-75 minutes.

Fairs, festival, private party and other venues shows run about 55-60 minutes.

The show can often go longer depending on the schedule and the people on stage with Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE. In other words, when the show gets really rocking and rolling, he cranks outs 90 minutes of fun and laughter, which is what everyone wants, right. Sometimes, when everything is perfect, the show has been known to go for upwards of two hours with the just the right volunteers and audience!

Key Success Factor: Please allow about 90 minutes for the hypnosis show when it is scheduled between other of your event’s goings on… to accommodate the ongoing laughter and fun!

Note about Short Shows: We do not accept shows shorter than 45 minutes. Less than that is really unadvisable for good hypnotic entertainment. Get a clown, a comic or magician instead.

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Comedy Hypnotist BLAZE is a master at the art of stage hypnosis. He understands the dynamics of group psychology which helps him to gain the trust and be in rapport quickly with each audience he entertains and its volunteers.What if BLAZE doesn't get any volunteers?

A: This hasn't and isn't likely ever happen. Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE is a master at the art of stage hypnosis. He understands the dynamics of group psychology which helps him to gain the trust and be in rapport quickly with each audience he entertains and its volunteers.

BLAZE knows how to instantly create a safe and supportive environment in which audience members aren't embarrassed and thus very eager to participate.

BLAZE gets his volunteers right from the audience. Spontaneity is one of the fun ingredients that make the show fun and interesting.

BLAZE creates a positive environment in which volunteers and audience members feel safe, comfortable and willing to participate.

Typically, there are often many more willing volunteers than available space on stage!

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Can the stage hypnosis show be presented around our event theme or with a message to a high school assembly?

A: Yes. Stage hypnosis entertainment to almost any theme like a sweet-sixteen birthday or company message… where using one’s mind to create an amazing and happy life is key.

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Does Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE perform in the afternoon or only at night?

A: Mostly in the evening. However, both afternoon (such as at high school assembly and after-school shows) and night-time programs are available and performed regularly.

The BLAZE Comedy Stage  Hypnosis Show’s variety of show themes designed for young and old alike are perfect for multiple performances throughout the day, such as at state fairs.

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Do you offer any pre-show marketing and promotional support?

A: Yes—we’ve lots of FREE helpful resources. Some can be customized for your event and you can print them inexpensively at a Kinko’s near you. See our: Downloadable Promotional Materials Page Here & Helpful How-to Information Here

Key Success Factor: All hypnosis shows benefit from a lot of pre-show publicity; not for self-importance of the hypnotist, but rather for the psychological benefit of the expected audience. If you want a great show, you must promote and advertise the show so that the audience knows about the hypnotist and the show they are coming to see. And that’s why we are dedicated to helping you pack the house and make your event a smash success. To that end, we can provide you with whatever you need, such as - press releases, teaser appearances, print ads, posters, radio and television interviews, etc. Call us today at 804.901-7199 and let's brainstorm together win-win!

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What sort of audio or technical requirements do you need?

A: Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE show requires a standard sound system -- speakers of sufficient enough size and power for the room, set on tri-pods and with at least two channels—one for our wireless, handheld microphone and the other one for a mini-disk player with our music and SFX's that we bring and plug into the sound system. See our Technical Information.

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Do you provide a sound system for the show?

A: No. Infrequently. Only Locally. But, we can provide our PA for a modest rental (our schlepping) fee, but only shows local to the central, Richmond Virginia area.

Transporting our sound system is burdensome. If you don’t have one, rent one. An adequate sound system can be rented almost anywhere for much less than us bringing in our equipment across country.

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What type of performing location do you need?

A: Most performance locations work, really. No venue is too far. And it's best when your audience is comfortable, neither hot nor cold, and everyone can see and hear the stage. Cabaret or cafe-style seating (with tables) or theater-style layouts work well; large boardrooms, theaters, banquet halls, etc. are OK. Outdoor settings and areas with other noise and through traffic (public bars, people walking, passers by, etc.) aren't suitable. We would need to discuss your "stage" setting beforehand. Call us.

The show can be presented in a theater, gym, cafeteria, library, gym floor and even outdoors. Anywhere, frankly, there is enough room for the audience and participants to be and/or see the show.

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What stage requirements do you have?

A: As much room as possible. Let me explain: We both want to accommodate all who want to participate in our show. So one and all can see the shenanigans easily, we prefer a raised theater stage or stable riser platform 24' by 16' feet big — space allowing — is ideal, but not always mandatory. In addition, twelve to twenty straight-back armless chairs and a small two-top-size side table are needed. See our: Easy Stage Plot Information

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no video recording without prior permission Can we videotape record the show?

A: No; usually not. Sorry. That's because we videotape record most shows and make available DVD copies we often give away FREE to the hypnotized volunteers and which can be ordered after the show by others... so one and all can re-live the amazing shenanigans and belly laughs they and their friends had with BLAZE.

NEW! FREE DVD for Stars of The BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show! Stars of BLAZE Show Click Here for FREE DVD Copy!

Sometimes—YES. Yes, that is with prior written permission AND written agreement that you shall give BLAZE an un-edited copy of the recording AND that the recording is neither sold nor otherwise duplicated or distributed also without prior written approval. See our summary of show requirements here and the language on videotaping the show in our show paperwork here.

However, digital and flash photograph are welcomed before and after BLAZE hypnotizes the show's volunteers.

Copyright Notice: Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE retains and reserves all rights to his shows, including, but not limited to the right to videotape and audiotape his shows. Please respect this—ask for written approval to record the show.

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Do you ever perform for "free?"

A: No. Not any more. That's because this is how we earn our full-time living. However, when exceptions are made, we require a fair “honorarium” from charities, non-profits and school fundraiser's. We do perform inexpensively for an honorarium a few times each year… our schedule permitting. Call 804.901-7199 and ask us about it.

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Do you do fund raiser shows?

A: Yes. Gladly. Happily, several times a year. Please see our Fun-Fund-Raiser section.

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What is your show fee? What is the cost of the BLAZE Comedy Hypnosis Show?

A: The BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show is competitively priced. Pricing differs with the type of affair, travel time and other practical considerations.

Therefore, we need to know more about your event in order to quote you a fair fee.

While we do have published fee schedules, there are many variables such as, show length, location of performance, travel and related expenses, and other factors like block booking discounts, etc., such that posting our fee schedule here is not possible.

It’s best and preferred that you call our office today at 804.901-7199 and we'll quote you a price for your event’s entertainment with Stage Hypnotist BLAZE.

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Does your show fee include travel and expenses?

A: No. Expenses depend on time and distance. Generally we quote separately our show fee and estimated travel expenses (hotel, modest meals per diem, and either round trip airfare or round trip mileage when driving); and do so gladly when requested.

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Do you require a hotel room and meals?

A: Yes—usually for shows more than 200 miles away (or greater than about 4-5 hours drive ONE WAY) from either Richmond, VA or the last show location when BLAZE is routed to the next show. Driving distances will necessitate one night's room (he requires a king bed, non-smoking room) and a modest meals per diem. Of course, room and board are necessary for all shows gotten to by air.

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How far are you willing to travel?

A: We’ll travel to just about anywhere… anyplace that is when the client’s event budget permits. And, by the way, BLAZE has a valid US Passport for international travel, even on short notice.

PLEASE NOTE: We respectfully must decline all offers to perform which do not include reasonable travel and related expenses over and above our reasonable show fee. Thank you.

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What if our budget is small? How might we get Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE to WOW our students, employees or attendees?

A: We're flexible. Let's talk. We know finding high quality entertainment within some budgets is virtually impossible. But call us first at 804.901-7199 and let’s discuss your plans and your entertainment budget. You might be surprised to find our show is affordable, especially when you book us when we are touring through your area.

Some high schools and college departments and programmers will partner with local businesses and others to bring our show to campus. Still others find it reasonable to charge a modest admission fee to cover the costs. Also, you can visit our FREE Stuff! page where you can ask for and be e-mailed a Special FREE Report full of helpful ideas.

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Do you require a signed agreement and retainer fee?

A: Yes. Our simple paperwork is either faxed to you or e-mailed to you in PDF format. We require a reasonable twenty-five percent (25%) non-refundable deposit to lock in your show date.

Our easy paperwork cover these main points—

  • contacts information
  • date of your event
  • time the entertainer is to perform
  • length of performance
  • location where the even will take place
  • stage and production requirements
  • fee for the show and deposit requirements
  • travel and hotel fees, if applicable
  • cancellation policy

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Any special requests in your Performance Rider we should know about?

A: No. Nothing special or unreasonable. You and your guests get a funny and professional program of stage hypnosis entertainment BLAZE-style… not a prima-donna Vegas act or rock star.

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What else do I need to know before I call and book the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show for my event?

A: Nothing really more than this: a ready, willing, able enthusiastic audience of people there to see the show and lots of people willing to be the hypnosis show.

One important and cheeky thing you must know—all persons attending the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show are volunteering to appear in the show, which is presented for entertainment purposes only, and they are doing so entirely at their own risk of having a really and truly good time!

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Anything else?

A: Yes. Carpe Diem (“seize the day”) and this opportunity to see or be a "star" of the BLAZE Comedy Hypnosis Show.

Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE accepts only a limited number of engagements that fit in with his touring schedule around the country. Don’t miss out this year—contact us early with several possible dates. Just pick up your phone and call us right now at 804.901-7199, ask for Karen Fine or BLAZE, and let’s talk over your event plans.

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When might BLAZE be performing in our area?

A: Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE is by far the hottest name in stage hypnosis entertainment touring America today! He performs nationally. So, it's only a matter of time before he comes to a club near you. Of course, you can earn yourself a bunch of FREE TICKETS to his show when you recommend BLAZE to venues near you and he is booked there.

Most of his shows are for private party events like for companies and colleges and individuals—meaning: such shows aren’t open to the public.

The rest of his bookings are at comedy clubs and the like and are open to the public and hypno-fans like you.

Contact BLAZETo learn where Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE is performing next, either just call me at 804.901-7199 or e-mail me, Karen Fine, Your Comedic Stage Hypnotist BLAZE Events Manager today.

Perhaps your event’s entertainment budget can benefit from a reduced fee because BLAZE can be routed through your area saving you some money on travel and related expenses? It’s worth calling us, isn’t it?

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Here’s my dilemma: We've already booked a band or DJ for after dinner. So, we don't need a stage hypnosis show; or do we? But we’ve heard of Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE and… what now?

A: People can, you know, enjoy hypnosis entertainment and a band or DJ. If you've already booked a DJ or musical act, maybe a comic or magician, you'll want to book the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis show. Let me explain-

People of all ages are dancing less and less. Yes, that’s right. The fact is recent independent entertainment research involving thousands of event and meeting planners has revealed that ever-increasing downward trend. After the first few songs, people leave the ballroom. You end up spending big bucks for a band or video-DJ setup that only a small percentage of your guests stay around to enjoy.

But with a stage hypnosis show right after dinner everyone gets a chance to enjoy it. Even when people skip the band, or don’t hang around after the show for the DJ, with Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE you've given them an interactive, entertaining and unique program to start their evening’s fun.

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Do you sell stuff at the back of the room like "stop smoking" tapes or CDs?

A: No. Here's why—Hypnotherapy is in my opinion the very best and most helpful way to stop smoking; NOT listening to a CD or cassette you bought off the Internet or at the back of the room from a moonlighting hypnotherapist at their stage hypnotism show.

My best advice is seek out a local, professional, certified, FULL TIME hypnotherapist for direct help and DO NOT BUY your help from questionable hypnosis CDs or cassettes from stage hypnotists or off the web. To that end, call for a referral in your area by first contacting the National Guild of Hypnotists by clicking here.

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OK. I'm convinced! Now how do I get them to buy in to a decision I've made already?

A: Do this now — show whomever will make the hiring decision Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE's web site and online videos. And, maybe this—if you're having a committee review and approval meeting then arrange an appointment so he can address your group by speakerphone. The rest is easy. One call to 804.901-7199 really does it all… and gets the good-time ball rolling.

Here’s all you do to get the powers-that-be to be as excited as you are about booking the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show.

Contact BLAZESimply take out your calendar and pick a date for your event. Call 804-270-2913 for availability and all event-planning details. We have many show dates booked months in advance, so call early and let's get our dates and times together and be assured of the perfect event for you.

Booking Inquiry
Thank you.   

Karen Fine
Your Comedic Stage Hypnotist BLAZE Events Manager

P. S. As this page nears the bottom, and before you go on to the next page, let me add this—no doubt about it: when you choose to hire BLAZE now... you made a smart decision!

You will be much amused, a little amazed, perhaps titillated or maybe outraged... but always highly entertained by the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show.

WARNING NOTICE : It’s not the hypnotist’s fault or problem if your sides split open or your face aches from laughter and you are rushed to hospital, or you wet yourself... in joyous tears... or your hair turns white from fright or delight... whatever happens, the sole responsibility and risks are yours to enjoy and you will—GUARANTEED!

P. P. S. Here are our top three key success reminders for a guaranteed successful show with Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE:

(1) Tell everyone Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE will perform. Stage hypnotism entertainment replies on ready, willing and intelligent people to lend the hypnotist the use of their imaginations. The higher the attendance, the larger the number of people likely to volunteer to be in the show, which means that the # 1 key success factor and difference between a good show and a great, memorable show is a large and enthusiastic audience there to see the show and most important of all, plenty of people to participate in the show.

The excitement starts long before the show. You hear questions circulating. Questions like, “Who’s going to be hypnotized?” “What will they do?” “Can I be hypnotized?" Well, this is part of the “pre-talk” necessary for building trust and over-coming common fears and misconceptions about hypnosis. So, tell your guests about the hypnosis show because it builds excitement and expectation. In other words, increased expectation = increased probability of successful hypnosis induction and the difference between a good and a great show.

(2) Promote the show a lot and often. Simply put, you will have a better show if you advertise the event. You must talk up and promote the show early and frequently… to ensure that you get a large and excited turnout because that is what makes all the difference in the perceived success of the show.

(3) Let yourself go and have a ton of laughs and fun!

"You will enjoy and always remember BLAZE!"

Remember - the use of audience participation, music, props, situational comedy and always amazing hypnosis make for an unforgettable show. And, since no two shows are exactly alike, and the volunteers are as different as their reactions are wildly unpredictable, this makes the BLAZE Comedy Stage Hypnosis Show truly entertaining and unforgettable for years to come!

P. P. P. S. Still Hungry for More Information about Stage Hypnosis?
Good for you! You can read more about the history of hypnosis and its colorful characters here:
History of Hypnosis

Enjoy!

“Hypnotic talent, polished showmanship, lots of audience participation and a distinctive sense of humor guarantee you a successful show wherever Comedy Hypnotist BLAZE performs.”

—Gregory Miller, Richmond, VA


Contact BLAZEYou cannot resist watching and enjoying my promo video clips now can you? Try and you will discover for yourself all the reasons why so many people just like you get really excited and call 804.901-7199 to book me, Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE, today!

Richmond, Virginia based Professional Stage Hypnotist BLAZE is a Certified Hypnotherapist and Consulting Master Hypnotist.

Hilarious Hypnotic Fun For All Ages! A Dazzling Voyage Through Imagination...and Beyond!
Certified Member: National Guild of Hypnotists, NGH
General Audiences: Fun For All Ages

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Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, performs comedy stage hypnosis shows serving Alexandria, Arlington, Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Richmond, Roanoke, Virginia Beach, and Williamsburg areas. Corporate Stage Hypnotist Entertainment, College Stage Hypnotist, University Stage Hypnotist, Schools Activities Stage Hypnotist, Comedy Clubs Stage Hypnotist, High Schools Stage Hypnotist, Fairs Stage Hypnotist, Festivals Stage Hypnotist, Convention Stage Hypnotist, Associations Stage Hypnotist, Virginia Stage Hypnotist. Richmond Comedy Stage Hypnotist BLAZE: In this stage hypnosis entertainment website you will find information for event planners, entertainment agencies, corporate events & association events, college activities & university activities, comedy club performances, high school entertainment, high school fundraiser, all other venues. Stage Hypnotist BLAZE is a professional comedic stage hypnotist. Stage hypnosis shows with BLAZE are hilarious hypnotic fun, non-stop comedy, high-energy, professional, and clean.

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