Rabbits require very little to hypnotize or trance actually... You just sit down with the rabbit in your lap, lay them on their back and pet the bridge of their nose. This is a lot easier on rabbits that don't mind being on their backs. Basically you keep petting and their head will slowly fall backwards and they usually stick their front paws up in the air. If you are very quiet and don't touch them anymore they will remain that way until they snap out of it or until you move. You don't have to shake them around or anything crazy. I have one rabbit that will practically trance himself if you put him on his back. There is debate as to whether or not rabbits are actually calm and relaxed in this state and it may actually be very stressful for the rabbit and might be similar to "playing dead" in nature as a survival tactic.