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Enneagram Intensive – Full Program, Menlo Park, CA
Aug 3 - 8
Sat check in 8:30am, session 9am - 6pm; Sun - Wed 9am - 6pm, Thurs 9am-5pm
Part 1: Peter O'Hanrahan and Chris Copeland Part 2: Terry Saracino and Peter O'Hanrahan

Please consider Enneagram Intensive – Part 1: Nashville, October 4-6 or Denver, October 25-27

This program is offered in two parts. You may register for Part 1: August 3-5 or Part 2: August 6-8 (if you have already completed Part 1), or for both sessions (using the registration form below) for a more in-depth experience, and/or if you wish to progress to the Practitioner or Teacher certification track.

enneagram-intensive-2.0-videoEnneagram Intensive is part of our Enneagram Narrative Core Program. This foundational course in the Narrative Tradition immerses participants in the most effective and dynamic map of personality available. Through the learning methods of lectures, type panels, dyads, body centering, breathing and self-awareness practices, you will experience: 

  • The integration of psychology, spirituality and somatics
  • The reduction of reactivity through awareness of your type structure, specific defenses and automatic response patterns
  • The connection to your inner self, feelings and actions
  • The gift of compassion toward self and others, as you break out of the box of your personality type and experience different points of view
Part 1 of the Enneagram Intensive offers an in-depth exploration and experience of the foundations of our type patterns, including refinements to the basic proposition (psychology), the basics of self-reflection (spirituality), and body awareness (somatics). At the end of this impactful 3-day training, participants often ask, “Now what? How do I use this powerful knowledge?”

Part 2 of the Enneagram Intensive addresses this question, offering an exquisite opportunity to explore your development using the map of the Enneagram as a transformational tool. In this three-day training, you will learn the defense systems for each Enneagram type and how to work with your patterns of reactivity. In addition, you will participate on a type panel focused on your next step of growth and what helps and hinders the process. The supportive field of compassion generated by the community holds each participant in their inquiry.

Parts 1 and 2 both include type panels in the Narrative Tradition, a powerful set of pre-recorded meditations by Helen Palmer illuminating the defense system and path of growth for each type, short didactics, self-observation and movement practices, and small-group exercises.

If you previously attended the Enneagram Intensive, you are welcome to attend again. It’s a great opportunity to refresh your knowledge and explore the next step on your Enneagram journey. Student, bring-a-friend and repeater discounts are available. (See below.) 

Vallombrosa Center, 250 Oak Grove Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025, 650-325-5614

Sat, 8/3: registration 8:30 am; session 9 am – 6 pm
Sun, 8/4 – Wed, 8/7: 9 am – 6 pm
Thurs, 8/8: 9 am-5 pm

Part 1: Peter O’Hanrahan and Chris Copeland, Adjunct Faculty
Part 2: Terry Saracino and Peter O’Hanrahan

The creator of Illuminating Paths, Rev. Dr. Christopher T. Copeland, is an ordained minister, spiritual director, certified teacher of the Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition, Veriditas-trained labyrinth facilitator, and InterPlay leader. A graduate of Wake Forest University, Chris earned his Master of Divinity and Juris Doctor degrees at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He also earned the Diploma in the Art of Spiritual Direction and the Doctor of Ministry degree at San Francisco Theological Seminary.

Chris currently serves as the Assistant Professor of the Practice of Spirituality at Wake Forest University School of Divinity in Winston-Salem, NC. In 2015, Chris was certified as an Enneagram teacher through the Narrative Enneagram and has been teaching the Enneagram in classes, workshops, and through his podcast, Heart of the Enneagram.

Fees, Discounts and Registration

This course is sold out. Please consider Enneagram Intensive – Part 1: Nashville, October 4-6 or Denver, October 25-27 . To be placed on a waiting list, please email the Registrar or call 866-241-6162, ext. 1 (toll-free) or +1 303-305-4362 (from outside the U.S.)

Download this form to reserve an extra night(s).

Completion of Parts 1 and 2 of this course qualifies for 26.5 Continuing Coach Education (CCE) hours for Core Competencies and 14.5 hours for Resource Development (RD) by the International Coach Federation

To learn more, email the Registrar or call 866-241-6162, ext. 1 (toll-free) or +1 303-305-4362 (from outside the U.S.)