Instincts and Subtypes

Oct 13-15, 2023
Instincts and Subtypes

Instincts and Subtypes

Oct 13-15, 2023

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In Instincts & Subtypes, you’ll learn the three instinctual drives and 27 subtypes. Every person has three instinctual drives with one that tends to be more central in our daily lives and relationships.

Our primary instinct determines our Enneagram Subtype, which may impact our day-to-day life even more than our Type. The three instinctual drives include:

  • – Self preservation guides our relationships with home, food, security, family, and warmth in relationships
  • – One-to-one fuels our personal vitality, sexuality, intimate relationships, and our experience of spiritual union
  • – Social forms our friendships, our participation in groups and community, and our social identity

  • Students will: 
  • – Explore how the 27 instinctual subtypes operate in your life and choices
  • – How to balance work, home, relationships and intimacy
  • – Managing the emotional habit of your type
  • – How to live with authenticity while adapting to a rapidly changing culture
  • – Deepen your experience by serving on a type panel and reflecting on their type.
  • – Explore and understand healthy functioning in all three of the subtypes related to your type.

  • Includes:
  • Live online teachings and practices
  • 28-page workbook
  • Interactive cohort community

  • Schedule & Location:
  • Live online teaching and practices
  • Oct 13-15, 2023
  • 8:00 -AM – 4:00 PM Pacific (Check your local time)


  • Tuition:
  • Standard Registration: $650
  • Early Bird Registration: $590
  • Early Bird valid through: Sep 15, 2023


  • Things to Know:
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Attendance: If you have a scheduling issue please contact our Registrar. If you need to miss more than 2 hours, you will need to sign up for another training. 
  • Credits: There are no CCE credits available at this time.
  • Scholarships: Scholarships may be available. Please contact the Registrar.
  • Technical Requirements: You will need a computer with internet access to participate in this program. Headphones are optional, but may be necessary.

  • Transfers/Cancellations:
  • Final day to register: Oct 3, 2023
  • Final day to transfer: Sep 29, 2023
  • Final day to cancel and receive a partial refund: Sep 13, 2023
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Friday, October 13, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
Saturday, October 14, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm PST
Sunday, October 15, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm PST



All online events will take place on Zoom.


Early Bird Standard Registration $590
Standard Registration $650


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