LOUNGING ON A BED OF NAILS IN STYLE.
A good set of historical photos can be accessed here on how it does not have to be scary, just use physics and you’ll be fine. You can learn just like any circus stuntman..
With the performer’s body weight distributed across hundreds of nails, no single nail receives enough pressure to puncture the skin.
And in case you want to try it at home, here are some instructions for the brave.