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Topic: Stage Hypnosis Training in N.Y.C.
Message: Posted by: cloneman (May 11, 2004 08:13PM)
I'm looking for stage hypnosis training and resources in the New York / New Jersey area. I've read most of Ormond McGill's works and practiced on friends, but would like to get some hands on training from experienced teachers. Any suggestions?
Message: Posted by: procyonrising (May 12, 2004 01:25AM)
George Bien, who designed the master-level trainings for the NGH, is a good friend of mine and a great instructor. Check out http://www.GeorgeBien.com.

He doesn't teach straight stage hypnosis per se, mostly therapeutic techniques, but he does teach a lot of fundamentals, rapid inductions, and group hypnosis (alot of his students went on to do stage hypnosis).

And, he doesn't keep secrets. He's an open book; he'll teach you whatever you need to know.

(Note: once you complete the training, you are eligible for membership in the NGH. When you become a member, rent out some videos by Ormond and the like from their video library. This is a much better way to learn from Ormond, since you get to review what he does over and over.)
Message: Posted by: mOzerian (May 12, 2004 02:28AM)
Where can the Ormond mcgill books be purchased...
Message: Posted by: procyonrising (May 12, 2004 06:15AM)
Dude, go to a magic store.

Or, try amazon.com (do a search for "Ormond McGill")
Message: Posted by: Mark Rough (May 12, 2004 12:45PM)
Actually, I recently saw a full page add somewhere for an Ormand McGill hypnotism workshop (maybe in Genii or Magic, I can't remember). I think it's in Florida though. Probably too far for you to commute.