‘You do not lose consciousness when ‘in trance.’ At all times you are fully aware of where you are and what you are doing.
The hypnotic trance itself is similar to what you experience when you are in a daydream, when you are wonderfully absorbed in your own thoughts and ideas,” wrote Steven and Joy Gurgevich in their 2009 book The Self Hypnosis Diet.
After years exploring various paths in and out of trances, choreographer David Wampach’s beliefs have come to mirror the above quote. The celebrated French artist’s infatuation with physiological responses goes way back. Upon finishing high school, Wampach enrolled in medical school, where he spent a year studying the body up close.