21-treated-for-burns-in-firewalk-during-robbins-motivational-seminar Robbins coaches people to get up, move, jump, all kinds of things. Motivational indeed, hot coals make people jump with or without tony, and are 600 dollars cheaper.
"I heard wails of pain, screams of agony," one of the attendees, Jonathan Correll, 25, told the Mercury News.
One woman seemed to be in so much pain "it was horrific," he added.
"It was people seriously hurting, like they were being tortured," the newspaper quoted Correll as saying. "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."
Robbins could not be reached on Saturday through his media contacts.
In a written statement reported in the Mercury News, Robbins Research International defended the "firewalk," a regular part of the Unleash seminar.
Another precaution one might take is to try it at the end of a summer going barefoot, callouses are more protective then faith.