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Dr. Jon's Comedy Hypnosis 2009 Last Modified: Sunday, May 17, 2009
The Pocket Theatre

PRESENTS
Dr. Jon's Comedy Hypnosis
Featuring Dr. Jon M. Taylor
May 2009

Program Description:

Dr. Jon Taylor entertains audiences from 30 to 30,000 people or more with a clean and fun hypnosis show that is high energy and upscale. Volunteers from the audience become the stars of the show and everyone ends up rolling in the aisles with laughter!

A certified hypnotist, hypnotherapist, and minister, Dr. Jon makes people laugh without compromising anyone's dignity. In fact, the volunteers leave feeling refreshed and ready to face the world. Everyone laughs and everyone has a great time.

Comedy Hypnosis is one of Dr. Jon M. Taylor's greatest passions, but it came after a journey of amazing achievements that has made him not only a compassionate speaker and teacher, but also someone who can create a fun, safe atmosphere where everyone feels valued.

"I love entertaining and love to laugh. Just good, clean fun ... laughing till your bones hurt and everyone leaves with a lifetime of sidesplitting memories. To me 'humor' is an action word and has proven to be the greatest medicine on the planet."

Jon caught the entertainment bug early, and jumped at the chance to be on stage. He was cast as "Zidel" in Fiddler on the Roof at Clifton Community Theater; "Old Judd" in Oklahoma at West Texas State University; "Nicholas" in Princes Alice at Texas Wesleyan University and as a horseman and flag rider in the musical Texas in Palo Dura Canyon, Texas.

Dr. Jon served 24 years as an ordained Christian minister and served thousands of people in large and small congregations. Through his ministry he gained a significant amount of pastoral care and counseling experience. Part of his journey led him to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa, with medical missionaries, where he is currently an adjunct president of North Katanga University.

Dr. Jon's desire to help people of all walks of life release themselves from "habits, hurts, and hang-ups" brought him to the field of hypnotherapy, and he now practices as a certified hypnotherapist at Taylor Hypnosis. His joy as seeing people laugh and embrace the amazing power of the human mind led him to create Dr. Jon's Comedy Hypnosis.

Dr. Jon's professional and personal affiliations include: The National Guild of Hypnotists, Stage Hypnotists Center, National Speakers Association, Better Business Bureau, the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, and First United Methodist Church in Bryant, Arkansas.

Dr. Jon is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Central Arkansas' Graduate School of Nursing, sharing his knowledge on "Hypnosis as Adjunt Therapy." He also appears on numerous media programs in Little Rock, Arkansas, including Good Morning, Arkansas and Daybreak on ABC affiliate Channel 7 and radio stations B-98.5 and Tom FM. He regularly appears on radio station 94.1 "The Point", where he performs a comedy Drive Time Hypnosis.

Dr. Jon's other credentials and achievements include:

Certified Hypnotist, National Guild of Hypnotist, 2007
Graduate of Arkansas School of Hypnotherapy, 2007
Doctorate of Ministry, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1991
Post-Internship Certification, Cambridge University, United Kingdom, 1986-1988
Masters of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas 1984
Bachelor of Arts, West Texas State University, Canyon, TX 1980

"Dr. Jon was extremely entertaining and performed with the utmost professionalism. It is my pleasure to offer the highest recommendation to Dr. Jon Taylor." - Greg Herning, General Manager, Peabody Hotel, Little Rock AR

"You will laugh out loud while the impossible happens before your eyes! This is the real deal" - Jim Marlow, Principal, Marlow High School, New Mexico

"Dr. Jon is an amazing entertainer and I have never heard so much laughter from an audience." - Kathy Muller, RxPlus Pharmacies, Colorado

"Dr. Jon is a very kind man who is always very professional, thorough and adaptable ... His shows are clean and his humor was never degrading or offending ..." - Matt Maples, Director of Student Services, West Texas A&M University