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 | September 19- October 24, 2018 |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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The Development and Structure of the Enneagram of Personality Types | February 3, 2018

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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AEA Meetup October 26, 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 October 26*, 2017 with Linda...

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Introductory Tour of the Types | November 3, 2017

Presented by Jaye Andres Have you ever wondered why others don’t see things the way you do? How we view the world and respond to it is based on the viewpoints of our personality types and the patterns formed by them, combined with our own unique “essential self”. What is the Enneagram (pronounced Any-a-gram)? It’s a powerful overview of 9 distinct personality types; each with its own strengths, challenges,...

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

Bea is back!!! You’re in for a treat! – join us for this interactive, NEW workshop on November 4th through 5th… Beatrice Chestnut with Special Guest Uranio Paes presents… The Way of the Arrows: Using the Enneagram Symbol as a Path For Growth “Bea’s and Uranio’s teaching together is increasingly seamless. Bea, a Type 2, offers an approach grounded in psychology and therapy, and Uranio, a Type 5,...

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AEA PANELS: Hear people speak their experience from Bea’s 2018 Workshop

  Add value to your attendance at Bea’s “Way of the Arrows” workshop by attending our follow-up classes. These classes help you review, process, personalize and deepen what you learn over the weekend. In the narrative tradition, we will hear panelists from each center speak about their experience in moving to their arrow points. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and also do process work of their own in dyads...

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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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