We use the word “trance” to describe the hypnotic state, yet what exactly is a trance, how deep does the rabbit hole really go, how do we induce this state, and how do we know when clients are actually in this state? Understanding this one keyword can truly help us to know what hypnosis is all about. To begin, we can define hypnosis as a natural, yet altered state of mind, where we have communication and responsiveness with the subconscious mind. Trance is therefore just another way of referring to the altered state of hypnosis, and there are different ways to measure this. Read more here as we explore the details of the trance state, known as hypnosis.