One day in Cozumel, Wanis decided to leave a few volunteers up on stage with the stooges/actors as an experiment and two of those volunteers became hypnotized during the hypnotic induction. in Pennsylvania with degrees in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Advanced Hypnotherapy.
Subsequently, he was regularly featured and interviewed on syndicated radio and TV shows including Mike and Juliet Morning show, Montel Williams show, In November 2011, Chaz Bono threatened to sue the National Enquirer over an article that cited Wanis and which claimed Bono's weight, stress, and the medications and issues associated with his gender reassignment, could increase the likelihood of an early death.
Wanis concluded that the spells and curses only had power over those people who believed in them, forming a basis for his later work and studies in hypnotherapy and the power of the mind and beliefs.
In 1993, Wanis directed and co-hosted (in English and Spanish) "Miss Verano" beauty pageant in Spain before a live audience of 5,000 people; produced and co-hosted the 1993 "Junior Miss" and "Junior Mister" for 2000 children in Spain and won awards by Thomson Tours 1991, 19 for "Best Entertainment - The Gambia, West Africa".
Wanis subsequently began working and traveling in Africa, England, Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the United States.
He performed hypnosis, dance, comedy, musicals, and murder mystery musicals in multiple languages.