Enneagram 101 Ten-week Series


Dates: TBA


A solid foundation is crucial to realizing the full potential of Enneagram work in our personal lives. I'm passionate about presenting students with an enjoyable and comprehensive orientation to the system according to the Riso-Hudson Insight Approach®. The Enneagram 101 Series is taught over ten evenings or three weekends.

Ten evening classes, taught by Gayle Scott, Director of the Enneagram Institute of Colorado, Senior Teacher and Faculty Member of the world-renowned Riso-Hudson Enneagram Institute, providing fascinating, in-depth coverage of the Enneagram System of Personality Types in accordance with the internationally acclaimed Riso-Hudson Insight Approach™.

This series is suitable for beginners and deeply enriching for more advanced students of the Enneagram.

This series is for people who want to:

  • Discover and appreciate the gifts, tools, challenges and potential of your own – and others' – dominant personality style;
  • Improve communication and deepen relations with friends, family, and associates;
  • Enhance your therapeutic skills and greatly accelerate your process work with clients;
  • Enhance your parenting skills by acquiring a meaningful understanding of your child's inborn temperament and path of unfoldment;
  • Increase your understanding and compassion for others;
  • Encounter and work with the profound and transformative psychospiritual dimensions of this model.

Evening Format:

  • The introduction will provide an orientation to the Enneagram system, including:
  • A thumbnail sketch of each of the nine personality types.
  • The psychodynamics of the Enneagram, including the Healthy, Average and Unhealthy Levels of Development.
  • The Three Centers of Intelligence (Body/Instinctual, Heart/Emotional, and Head/Thinking).
  • The creation and evolution of Ego /Personality in Childhood
  • Development and the question of Nature vs. Nurture.

The series will be devoted to an enjoyable and comprehensive presentation and discussion of each of the nine personality types, including:

  • Parental Orientation and Childhood Patterns of Development for each type;
  • Healthy, Average, and Unhealthy Traits, Attitudes and Behaviors;
  • The Basic Fear, Basic Desire, Core Beliefs, Life Script, and World View of each type;
  • Practices that help each type develop and guidelines for constructive interaction with each type;
  • Experiential exercises and inquiry to deepen our understanding of how we hold each typewithin us, and...
  • Extensive, entertaining film clips to illustrate each of the nine character types in action.

Watch this space for upcoming series dates.

Want to know your type? Go to "Enneagram Institute Online Tests" to take the online RHETI Personality Test to discover your Enneagram type.

"Unconsciousness of one's true self is the seedbed of sin." – Carl Jung