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ONLINE: Narrative Enneagram Learning Community
Feb 12 - 14
Instinctual Energies and Relationship to Self: Personalizing the Map

Registration is now closed.

NOTE: In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, all of our 2021 winter programs will be offered online. 

Enneagram Narrative Learning Community Feb 2016

“How do you relax your type structure at the point of suffering instead of going on automatic? We have brought spiritual method to this human dilemma.” – Helen Palmer  

The Narrative Tradition Learning Community is for experienced students who want to continue their journey of self-development in an ongoing community of Enneagram practitioners. The Learning Community curriculum joins crucial elements of spiritual practice with psychological and somatic structure. This allows us to internally recognize and relax reactive type patterns as they arise instead of automatically acting them out.  This program brings the Enneagram to life by offering facilitation and support for integrating psychology, spirituality and “felt-sense” somatic awareness.

The Learning Community is neither a workshop nor a training, but rather an ongoing community of twice-yearly gatherings for learning and support. The community itself creates the transformational field that is critical to the personal and spiritual development that occurs within our gatherings. While there is no requirement for continued attendance, it is highly encouraged that you attend at least once a year, allowing the community to deepen in practice and relationship over time.

The topic for our Learning Community will be: Instinctual Energies and Relationship to Self: Personalizing the Map. As we each meet the challenges of these times, working with our instinctual energies is more important than ever.  Our usual relationship to our instinctual energy is highly conditioned and impacts our capacity to be receptive. In this gathering, our inquiry will focus on the potential that exists when our instincts become undistorted and arise from our deeper natures. We will focus on our personal relationship to our dominant instinctual energy and how we respond to the other two.  Panels will be organized by dominant instinct with a variety of types represented.

Through panel inquiry and inner practice, the Learning Community will build or develop the competencies of:

  • Capacity for the conversion process
    • Ability to relax toward the passion or contraction of type structure, allowing reconciliation in body, heart and mind to occur naturally, and the virtue or received experience of the Ground of Being to arise
  • Capacity for extended presence and witnessing consciousness

“I was present and feeling grateful for this opportunity to be in the Learning Community. Today, that same (an) inner voice, said, very slowly, “You… are…a…member…of…this….Magnificent… Learning Community, an open-minded, open-hearted group gathered to pursue the challenge of personal growth; fruit for the soul.” 

Fees and Registration

Tuition: $550

Early Bird: Save $50 if you register by January 15, 2021


Our guidelines for membership are completion of the Enneagram Intensive Part 1 and Part 2, Deepening Spiritual Awareness, and Instincts and Subtypes (or other study of the Enneagram and inner awareness practice, other Enneagram schools or Narrative teachers), which gives one familiarity in the following core competencies:            

  1. Capacity for self-reflection
  2. Understanding of type structure
  3. Familiarity with instincts, subtypes and the cognitive/emotional habit

Note: Your Enneagram background and inner awareness experience may allow you to waive certain course requirements. To request a waiver, contact Registrar at 866-241-6162, ext. 1 (toll-free) or +1 303-305-4362 (from outside the U.S.)


8 am – 4 pm Pacific


For more information contact Registrar at 866-241-6162, ext. 1 (toll-free) or +1 303-305-4362 outside the U.S.