Burnt soles rather than cleansed souls awaited attendees at motivational speaker Tony Robbins’s latest life coaching seminar, with 21 people needing treatment after a painful walk across coals.
During a four-day gathering in California entitled Unleash the Power Within, the famed lifestyle guru encouraged participants to take a leap of faith and test their luck on the red-hot surface.
Emergency services were called to deal with the fall-out, as many in the group suffered second- and third-degree burns. Three needed hospital treatment, the San Jose Mercury News reported.
“I heard wails of pain, screams of agony” one witness told the newspaper.
“First one person, then a couple minutes later another one, and there was just a line of people walking on that fire. It was just bizarre, man,” Jonathan Correll, 25, said.Continue Reading on www.guardian.co.uk