• Welcome to the International Stage Hypnotists’ Association

    Honoring the Past. Building the Future.





Purpose and Mission

The International Stage Hypnotists Association is dedicated to promoting the art and profession of hypnotism for entertainment, elevating its members through education, collaboration, and ethical practice.

Our mission is to foster a vibrant community of hypnotist entertainers who are committed to delivering captivating, engaging, and transformative experiences for audiences worldwide while upholding the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.

Core Values:





Community and Collaboration

At the heart of our organization lies the unwavering belief in the power of community and collaboration. We recognize that by fostering a sense of unity among our members, we create an environment where collaboration, mutual support, and the sharing of knowledge and resources are not only encouraged but celebrated.

This strong network of professionals, committed to each other’s success and the advancement of our profession is what sets us apart. By working together, we can overcome challenges, innovate, and reach new heights in our art form.

Education and Professional Development

We understand that the mesmerizing art of hypnotism for entertainment is ever-evolving, and as professionals in this fascinating field, we are dedicated to staying ahead of the curve. Our commitment to continuous learning and growth ensures that our members are equipped with the most up-to-date techniques, industry insights, and best practices.

Through our comprehensive workshops, seminars, and networking events, we provide a platform for our members to expand their knowledge, hone their skills, and connect with like-minded professionals who share a passion for entertainment hypnotism.

By fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration, we strive to elevate the standards of our profession, ensuring that our members consistently deliver unforgettable, captivating performances that leave audiences spellbound. Together, let’s raise the bar and create mesmerizing experiences that stand the test of time.

Code of Ethics and Professional Standards for Entertainment Hypnotists

As entertainment hypnotists, we are committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards in our practice. We pledge to adhere to the following principles:

  1. Safety First: Ensure the safety and well-being of all participants and audience members at all times during a performance. Take necessary precautions to prevent any physical or psychological harm.
  2. Respect and Dignity: Treat all participants, audience members, and fellow professionals with respect and dignity, regardless of their background, beliefs, or personal circumstances.
  3. Informed Consent: Obtain informed consent from all participants before initiating any hypnotic procedures, clearly explaining the process and addressing any concerns they may have.
  4. Honesty and Integrity: Conduct all professional activities with honesty and integrity, avoiding deceptive practices, false claims, or misrepresentation of qualifications and experience.
  5. Professional Conduct: Abide by all applicable laws, regulations, and venue policies while maintaining a high standard of professionalism and decorum during performances and interactions with clients, participants, and the public.
  6. Non-defamation: Members shall treat hypnotist colleagues without public defamation.
  7. Ethical Marketing: Promote and market services in an ethical manner, ensuring all advertising and promotional materials accurately represent the nature and scope of services provided. Members will not use credentials or titles that are misleading.
  8. Social Responsibility: Use the platform and influence as an entertainment hypnotist responsibly, promoting positive values and contributing to the betterment of society and the profession as a whole.

By adhering to this code of ethics and professional standards, we strive to elevate the practice of entertainment hypnotism and create an environment of trust, excellence, and mutual respect within our community.

Advocacy and Representation

The International Stage Hypnotists’ Association is steadfastly committed to advocating for the interests of our profession and its members, both within the industry and in the broader society. We recognize that our collective strength lies in our ability to champion the value of hypnotism for entertainment, while ensuring that our members are supported and empowered to excel in their craft.

Advocacy efforts could encompass a range of initiatives, including lobbying for favorable policies that promote growth and sustainability within our profession, raising public awareness and understanding of the art of entertainment hypnotism, and working to ensure fair treatment and opportunities for all members.

We believe that by amplifying the voice of our community and forging strategic partnerships with key stakeholders, we can shape the future of our industry in a way that benefits all members and celebrates the mesmerizing power of stage hypnotism. Join us in our pursuit to elevate and protect the interests of the ISHA and its members, as we strive to create a lasting legacy for our profession.

Adaptability and Innovation

In the ever-evolving world of entertainment, it is crucial for us as members of the International Stage Hypnotists’ Association to cultivate a culture of adaptability and openness to change. We recognize that industries and professions are in a constant state of flux, and our ability to embrace innovation and new ideas will be the driving force behind our continued relevance and competitiveness.

We encourage our members to approach change with curiosity and a growth mindset, recognizing the potential for improvement and new opportunities that arise from challenging the status quo. By staying informed about emerging trends, technologies, and techniques, we can proactively adapt and evolve our practices to meet the changing needs of our audiences and clients.

As a collective, let us foster an environment where experimentation, creativity, and risk-taking are celebrated, inspiring one another to push boundaries and redefine the limits of entertainment hypnotism. Together, we can shape the future of our profession, ensuring its vibrancy and longevity in an ever-changing landscape.

Inclusivity and Diversity

At the International Stage Hypnotists’ Association, we believe that diversity and inclusivity are integral to the richness and vibrancy of our profession. We are committed to fostering an environment where members from various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives feel welcomed, valued, and empowered to contribute their unique insights and talents.

We recognize that it is through the celebration of our differences that we can truly unlock the potential of our collective creativity and innovation. By embracing diversity and cultivating a culture of inclusivity, we not only enrich our performances but also broaden our understanding and appreciation of the world around us.

Want to Learn More?

We’ve shared our mission, our values, and other information that we think communicates what we’re all about, but maybe you’re still unsure about whether joining the ISHA is the right thing for you. We get it.

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