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The Narrative Enneagram - Joyce Plaza

2019: Building on Our Connections for a Sustainable Future

Joyce Plaza |Aug 16, 2019

In November 2018, key stakeholders (Board of Directors, Core Faculty and staff) began laying the foundational work to create a strategic road map for The Narrative Enneagram (TNE). The process began with interviews with all members of the board, faculty and staff, planning by members of the board’s Executive Committee, and six work groups that included representatives from each stakeholder category.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Terry Saracino
Introducing our new Enneagram Narrative Curriculum
Terry Saracino |Mar 1, 2014

We are thrilled to announce the next generation of Enneagram programs in the Narrative Tradition. This is the first stage of a living, growing and changing body of work that will continue to evolve as we gain newer insights and enhance our teaching methods.

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The Narrative Enneagram - Marion Gilbert
Somatic Intelligence: What Our Bodies Know
Marion Gilbert |Dec 17, 2013

The mind has neural pathways that sort for familiar patterns from past experiences to make sense of current experiences. If we are out of touch with our bodies, unconscious of past traumas and adaptive patterning, current reality becomes a filtered experience and we are unable to perceive the environment as it is. Many of …

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The Narrative Enneagram - Renée Rosario
Reminded of Excellence
Renée Rosario |Nov 21, 2013

Thirteen years later, I’m on my way to assist Peter O’Hanrahan with the Typing Process. The class was a faint memory and I was inspired again by what an excellent class it is!  Skilled teachers and well thought out classes build from the foundation up.  This is true of the Typing Process class where content …

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The Gifts of the Narrative Tradition
Terry Saracino |Apr 15, 2013

By Terry Saracino, President
, Enneagram Studies in the Narrative Tradition

“The human voice is the organ of the soul.”
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

On May 8, 1989 in Santa Fe, NM, I found myself sitting in a circle with 25 others from around the country in a beautiful room with windows all around for a week-long course on the …

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The Narrative Enneagram - Peter O'Hanrahan
Conscious Breathing Practices of the Nine Types
Peter O'Hanrahan |Feb 5, 2012

 These practices create more space on the inside, which allows us to manage our personal reactivity and emotions. They provide a way to become centered, particularly when we are in stressful situations or communicating with people whom we find difficult.Breathing deeply helps us experience both our physical sensations and our emotions, while holding the breath …

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The Narrative Enneagram - Helen Palmer
The Narrative Tradition
Helen Palmer |Feb 12, 2011

The Enneagram of types is part of an oral teaching tradition. The material is best transmitted by seeing and hearing groups of people of the same type speak about their lives. Seeing and hearing a group of articulate and willing people express a similar point of view  transmits far more of the power of the system then can possibly …

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The Narrative Enneagram - David Daniels
So, Why the Enneagram?
David Daniels |Jul 12, 2010

The Enneagram is all about understanding ourselves and others; all about appreciating differences; all about reclaiming a separate self from which we can truly join in union with others; all about opening our hearts to ourselves and others in nonjudgment; and all about reclaiming and integrating in our higher qualities – all representing the work of transformation.

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