Foundations of the Enneagram Subtypes

Self-preservation | Social Belonging | Intimate Relationships   This class provides an understanding of the twenty-seven subtypes of the Enneagram. Subtypes are patterns of attention and behavior in the areas of relationship to oneself(Self-preservation), to groups(Social) or in intimate relationships(One-to-One). Subtypes are driven by instinctual energies for survival, belonging and intimacy, and are formed in conjunction with the...

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AEA SERIES: Habits of Emotions and Defenses | February 8- March 15, 2017 |Wednesday Evenings

The defense system is made up of unconscious habits that serve to protect our view of ourselves, our relationships, and the world around us. The awareness and loosening of these defensive barriers leads to greater spiritual, psychological and emotional freedom. The objectives of this course are to deepen our understanding and awareness of the habits of emotion and how the defense mechanism, avoidance and projection of one’s worldview...

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AEA Meetup July 20, 2017

AEA Meetup You might wonder, “What is a “Meetup?” Wikipedia of course has an excellent definition: “Meetup is an online social networking portal that facilitates offline group meetings in various localities around the world. Meetup allows members to find and join groups unified by a common interest.” Each month a different topic will be explored. Join us for our next Meetup on July 20, 2017 with Sunil...

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The Development and Structure of the Enneagram of Personality Types | September 9, 2017

The Development and Structure of the Enneagram of Personality Types(formerly known as Foundations of the Enneagram of Personality Types) This class provides a thorough groundwork for understanding and utilizing the Enneagram of Personality model.  Following the path of human development from early childhood, we describe the formation of personality type as habits of attention and emotion and the strategies that hold them in place in...

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AEA SERIES: Type as False Identification | September 20- October 25, 2017 | Wednesday afternoons

Type as False Identification Personality is “who I think I am.” It is a self-concept that builds in childhood and, once formed, is so much “who we are” that we do not recognize it as a highly sophisticated construct built from imagination, imitation, and a need to be appreciated. Our identifications protect us from feelings of anxiety, discomfort and uncertainty about facing the unknown, yet limit our freedom to experience and act...

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Introductory Tour of the Types

Presented by Jaye Andres This introductory overview to the Enneagram system includes descriptions of the nine patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in relationships that define the Types. This class is typically offered as a 3-hour class. This class is $25 as a standalone class, or this class is included in the registration fee for our Fall Workshop with Beatrice Chestnut on November 4-5, 2017.     REGISTER TODAY...

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AEA 2017 Fall Workshop: Beatrice Chestnut this November 4-5, 2017

Beatrice Chestnut presents… The Way of the Arrows: Using the Enneagram Symbol as a Path For Growth Bea is back! Join us for this interactive, ALL NEW workshop November 4 and 5, 2017. As you know, the “work” in the Enneagram is to loosen the grip of our type structure – to move into a fuller, freer life. This starts with getting out of our fixated habits of attention. One of the ways to do that is to take advantage of our...

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Experiencing Spiritual Freedom | May 3-7, 2018 | Tucson, AZ

Part 2: Experiencing Spiritual Freedom | A Five-day Intensive Course in Tucson, Arizona The Spiritual Freedom Series and class courses lead you beyond a cognitive knowledge of type into a more profound experience of self. They were developed over the course of eight years by dedicated teachers in Arizona as follow-on classes to Helen Palmer’s workshop series on spiritual freedom, in order to internalize and embody those...

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Register Today for AEA Classes!

The Foundation of AEA’s Learning Process The objectives of the basic, recurring classes are to provide students with the chance to take the classes they need and want along the AEA CURRICULUM: DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESS, which is based on three stages of program offerings:  Stage 1, Stage 2, and Stage 3. The various options, taken as the student is able to and as are scheduled across the year, provides an understanding of his/her own...

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