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Enneagram Saturday Workshop fo Body Types

May 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT


Together with other Body Types, we will explore how all three Body Types experience anger as a primary emotion, often unconsciously. Each Type in the Body Triad – the Eights, Nines, and Ones – has a unique way of coping with this anger in their attempt to find the autonomy and control they crave.

We will explore the benefits and liabilities of living with an emphasis on sensing through a kinesthetic or physical intelligence or “gut instinct”. We will learn how each Type within the Body Triad discerns and monitors the energy needed for action, and how much power to use in any given situation. We will see how all three Body Types supply a sense of groundedness in the world, and use their energy to minimize discomfort and assure their place in the world.

This workshop is for people in the Body Triad – the Eights, Nines, and Ones – who wish to explore the fixated habits of body, heart, and mind, and learn how to access a deeper wisdom that includes the gifts of the higher body intelligences, as well as higher heart and head intelligences. Through panels formed by the participants, experiential exercises, and Socratic practices, we will see how the body contracts to protect us in predictable ways when we are experiencing anger, often with fear close behind. We will use our curiosity to playfully explore on Barbara’s Enneagram floor symbol how this contracted energy can be loosened through movement and walking the Enneagram symbol to integrate with the other Centers of Intelligence – that is, the Heart and Head Centers. From here, we can begin to see the Higher Body Intelligence, the Wisdom, and the deeper “knowing” that transcends and includes the gut’s knowing.

Prerequisite: Having a basic understanding of all Nine types. Having identified as a Head Type – a Five, Six, or Seven. Also good to have a sense of your Instinctual Subtype, but not mandatory.

DATE: Saturday, May 9th, 2020

TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

COST: $160* (includes breakfast, handouts. Please bring your own lunch.)

LOCATION: Barbara’s home – 635 Nevada Ave., San Mateo, CA 94402

REGISTRATION: Check can be made out to Barbara Whiteside and sent to address above, or you can use PayPal to Barbara’s email: barbara@whitesideworkshops.com.

“There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it.” ~ Elizabeth A. Behnke

“It is amazing how many hints and guides and intuitions for living come to the sensitive person who has ears to hear what his body is saying.” ~ Rollo May

“In our bodies, in this moment, there live the seed impulses of the change and spiritual growth we seek, and to awaken them we must bring our awareness into the body, into the here and now.” ~ Pat Ogden

“Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.” ~ Carl G. Jung


May 9, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
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