Diane Gower, has been working with many settings for over a quarter of Century. From being a International Child and Family Therapist, Play Therapist, Social Work Practitioner, Clinical Consultant, International Speaker in Mental Health, Holistic Health Practitioner, Shamanic Practitioner and undertook many roles within Education, Social Care, Health, Local, National and International Charities.
Diane delivers purification and healing Inipi (Sweat Lodges) and during the summer of 2017 she was a guest of USA Fire Chief at the International Sun Dance where she learnt many teachings and ceremonies from the Native American Chief Elders.
Diane also walks barefoot over bed of hot embers, as she recognized this has been practiced by 1000s of people and cultures in all parts of the world; with the earliest known reference dating is back to Iron Age India – c. 1200 BC . As with Native American teachings it was another way of using a rite of passage, as a test of an individual’s strength and courage, or in religion as a test of one’s faith.
On returning to the UK Diane embarked on becoming a Firewalker Instructor and quickly recognized within the Lakota tribe teachings and Firewalk Instructors Training (FIT) that people can reclaim their full potential, dynamics of groups/ communities can work effectively together and make changes in their desired goals in a short period of time.
Diane, has completed over 160 Firewalks herself and facilitates empowering events with glass walking, arrow and board breaking, bar bending and so much more. She is fully insured to deliver her training and events, holds personally advance police CRB checks and works closely with fire departments when delivering her Firewalking.