Participants Burn Feet at Tony Robbins Seminar

San Jose Fire Dept treated 'several' people for injuries
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 20, 2012 2:40 PM CDT
Self-help guru Tony Robbins hosted the event in San Jose last night.   (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)
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(Newser) – Ouch—mind was overcome by matter at a self-help seminar last night when participants scorched their feet during a motivational walk across hot coals. The San Jose Fire Department swooped in and treated "several" people for burn injuries, reports the Mercury News. The event was hosted by feel-good guru Tony Robbins and held at the San Jose Convention Center. The injuries occurred during a portion called "The Firewalk Experience" which involves strolling over coals heated between 1,200 and 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

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