Stage hypnotist performer Scott Lewis dies in fall

A Las Vegas, world renowned stage hypnotist and performer has died in a fall from an apartment balcony in Australia.

Hypnotist Scott Lewis dies in Sydney balcony fall.

U.S. stage hypnotist Scott Lewis has plunged to his death from the balcony of a Sydney apartment, Australian police said on Sunday.

Lewis was in Sydney performing his hypnosis act along with six other performers in the show “The illusionists 2.0,” which opened at the Sydney Opera House on Thursday last week.

A police spokeswoman said officers were called to an apartment building in downtown Pyrmont at 9:40 a.m. Saturday to find his body lying on a balcony.

Media reports said Lewis had fallen from an 11th floor balcony to the fourth floor.

No foul play is suspected.

Dr. Scott Lewis was well known as a performer and has written books and many appearances on television. He was on tour with The Illusionists 2.0, a Vegas style magic show.

His website says he advocated clinical hypnosis for weight loss, smoking cessation, pain control, insomnia and other health issues. He also used hypnosis to enhance creativity, imagination and confidence building.
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hypnosis – The Skeptic’s Dictionary – Skepdic.com.

Key Concepts in Hypnosis.

Hypnotherapy For Pain and Other Conditions « Science-Based Medicine.

Can Hypnosis Be Used as a Medical Treatment? | LiveScience.

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