evening through Sunday 6/13/97-6/15/97
Insight in Action
A workshop with Anthony Blake,
author of the Intelligent Enneagram
G. E. Blake, author of The Intelligent Enneagram, is a leading proponent of the
enneagram as process. He conveys the accumulated insights of people working in
such diverse fields as science, theatre, music, business, social change and biospherics
(global ecology) and invites people to participate in the ongoing exploration.
The enneagram enables us to understand what we know and to act more intelligently.
will explain the interweaving of three processes to be found in all achievements.
The first concerns the organisation of the outer world; the second, the 'inner
life activity' or soul; and the third, the informing spirit, or will. These three
are woven together in the enneagram to create a lasting meaning.
are encouraged to write their own 'story' and find what these three are in their
lives. Exercises are given to highlight the different natures of the three, including
aspects of the 'movements' deriving from Gurdjieff, who was the first to speak
of the enneagram.
During the course of the workshop,
participants will choose topics to investigate together and share insights about,
subject to the interests of the group. These topics might include personal transformation,
story telling, running an enterprise, group process, social change, and parenting.
feedback and dialogue will be encouraged, while Anthony will offer to answer any
questions and provide tutorial guidance. Understanding the enneagram requires
a synergy between people with different backgrounds and points of view.
more comprehensive Briefing Document will be sent to applicants, so that we may
all be best prepared and 'tuned' for the event. This will include a comprehensive
timetable and guidance on 'writing my story.' It will also ask about areas of
This workshop is part of a series
Anthony Blake is presenting in different locations within the US, such as Seattle,
WA, Phoenix, AZ, Santa Fe, NM, New York City, NY, Boston, MA, and Nashville, TN.
The Intelligent Enneagram, is now
available through Shambala and local bookstores. It will aslo be available for
sale at the workshops.