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Online Event: Calming Practices by Type

Join us for a Facebook Live event –

Enneagram Practices to Help You Find Calm in Stressful Times.

Facilitated by Jaye Andres, AEA Executive Director/Certified Enneagram Professional

Friday, March 27 at 1:00 PM Pacific Time.

We are, at the global level, experiencing unprecedented challenging times as we face the realities of the covid 19 virus. It is normal to be feeling anxious. And it’s important to do what we can to maintain our own balance.

The AEA is offering this Facebook live event to come together in virtual community and to share some practices that are beneficial to all Enneagram types. These practices help us stay in the present moment and find ways to soothe our anxieties in a healthy way.

Instructions:

Live-streaming from the AEA Facebook page – www.facebook.com/ArizonaEnneagram/

Friday, March 27 at 1:00 PM Pacific Time

Cancellations

Dear Enneagram Enthusiast,

In light of recent health safety concerns, we must cancel our Enneagram meeting, scheduled for March 18.

Additionally, Sandy Hogan’s Celebration of Life is cancelled, which had been scheduled April 1.

How are you? I imagine our Type 6’s and our Self-Preservation members in particular are struggling now with feelings of anxiety. And possibly everyone else, too!

I want to remind you that the strength of your immune system is the combined health of your thoughts/feelings, and your food. There is much you can be doing to support your health—you are not powerless!

The main focus is to keep your inflammation down. Eat fruits and vegetables with the deepest colors–they have the most vitamins and minerals. Avoid sugars, which weaken immunity and disrupt cell function. Embrace this spare time to prepare healthy meals for yourself.

Remind yourself that you are healthy and strong, and you have purpose and love in your life, and all will be well. Take this unexpected down time as a gift, and use it to reconnect with your loved ones and with yourself. Try a guided meditation (there are apps) or an online yoga class (I adore Julia Marie on Amazon Prime). These will help both your body and mind feel centered and powerful.

I look forward to reconnecting with you soon.

Sending love,

Candice Thomas

Enneagram Meeting: Mudras of the 9 Passions

THIS MONTH’S MEETING TOPIC:  

Mudras of the 9 Passions: Uranio Paes has done interesting work bringing his intuitive insights to the study of the Enneagram. (see www.mundoeneagrama.com). In this class we will revisit his identification of the Mudras of the 9 Passions. Mudras are different body postures which circulate a specific energy through the body. The Passions, he says, are our vices, and holding these different postures will allow you to feel for yourself what it is like to be in these various states. Furthermore, he identifies how to balance your own energy by using the mudras of your arrows. Wear comfy shoes because we will all be trying these ourselves! Join us and experience the Enneagram in a whole new way!

DATE: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
TIME: 
 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION: St. Frances Cabrini Church, Education Bldg Room 5, 3201 E. Presidio Rd., Tucson, AZ

COST: A $10.00 donation is requested, or any amount that meets your means.

About the Presenter Candice Thomas is the founder of LightWorks Acupuncture and My Self | My Health, and an Accredited Enneagram Professional through the IEA. Booked nationally as a speaker on the deeper drives behind the dynamics in our health, she will present at the Science of Consciousness Conference 2020 along with Deepak Chopra. As an award-winning Acupuncturist, Educator and Holistic Health Advocate, Candice is committed to helping health-seekers discover the fundamental tools necessary for creating true vitality. Visit her at LightWorksAcupuncture.com.

 

Enneagram Meeting: Enneagram Transformations

WHEN: Feb. 26, 2020; 6:30 – 8:30 pm

WHERE:

New Location: St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church

Education Bldg Room 5 

3201 E. Presidio Road, Tucson, AZ 85716

COST: Requested donation $10

MEETING TOPIC: ENNEAGRAM TRANSFORMATIONS

Continuing on with our topic from last month, we will complete our review of behaviors you may choose to release or affirm, by Type. We will then move into a deeper dive on the subject of Setting Intentions, breaking up into groups by Type to identify the key thoughts and feelings you seek to experience this year. Please bring your handout from last meeting, if possible.

 

About the Presenter:  Candice Thomas is the founder of LightWorks Acupuncture and My Self | My Health, and an Accredited Enneagram Professional through the IEA. Booked nationally as a speaker on the deeper drives behind the dynamics in our health, she will present at the Science of Consciousness Conference 2020 along with Deepak Chopra. As an award-winning Acupuncturist, Educator and Holistic Health Advocate, Candice is committed to helping health-seekers discover the fundamental tools necessary for creating true vitality. Visit her at LightWorksAcupuncture.com.

Enneagram Class: The Value of Values

DATE: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
TIME: 
 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
COST: A $10.00 donation is requested, or any amount that meets your means.
LOCATION: The Conference Center at Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Building
3182 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ  85712

This Month’s Topic: The Value of Values.  Values are the guiding principles by which we live or, at least, they are aspirations that help us align our actions with our principles. Without values, we would be living in an immoral or amoral world of interpersonal confusion and existential chaos. At the same time, too strong an adherence to our values can create a counter-effect of personal and interpersonal difficulties. And too strong an identification with these values rigidly retains our type structures in place, thus inhibiting our growth potential. Please join us for a very interactive session, including a “panel of Type experts” from whom you’ll learn even more about the cherished values of each Enneagram style.

This Month’s Teacher: Sandy Hogan, PCC. Accredited Enneagram Professional through the IEA, Certified Enneagram in Business Coach, and Co-founder of the Enneagram Enthusiasts group that’s been active since 2011. Sandy is a Professional Certified Coach and Certified Integral Coach in private practice since 2000. She works with individuals, teams and organizations, using the wisdom of the Enneagram with each client as the basis for successful outcomes in their customized coaching programs. Visit her at LightWorksAcupuncture.com and MySelf-MyHealth.com.

Enneagram Meeting: The Idealized Self-Image

DATE: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
TIME: 
 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
COST: A $10.00 donation is requested (or any amount that meets your means), to cover room rent and materials,
LOCATION: The Conference Center at Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Building
3182 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ  85712. Near the corner of Swan and Camp Lowell, in the SE Corner of Village Offices entrance.

This Month’s Topic:

We begin life with a pretty solid sense of what we value – even if not in so many words. Then, life happens… and we learn to avoid things that hurt, defend ourselves against unpleasant circumstances (and people!), and we settle for a version of ourselves which is more like a smudged mimeograph copy than an original.

In this session, we will identify our Idealized self-images, explore the impact that staying there has on our life and relationships, restricting and compromising our healthy self. How we tend to use these as our “mission statement” urging others to “see the light” and be more like us. This awareness is crucial to relaxing these concepts and returning to our healthier self.

See you there!

Presenter: We are happy to have Kathryn Grant join us again as a guest instructor. She is a former board member of the Arizona Enneagram Association. She holds the credentials of Certified Enneagram Instructor, and Accredited Professional with the International Enneagram Association. Kathryn is also an Associate of Jerry Wagner, Ph.D. and co-facilitates his important work called The Enneagram Spectrum. Having studied and taught the Enneagram since 1994, Kathryn brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her teaching and consulting. She enjoys incorporating story and myth to help illuminate the Enneagram’s profound wisdom.

Enneagram Meeting: Spiritual Jump Starts

DATE: Wednesday evening, April 24, 2019
TIME: 
 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Conference Center at Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Building
3182 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ  85712
COST: 
A $10.00 donation is requested, or any amount that meets your means.

THIS MONTH’S MEETING TOPIC:  Spiritual Jump Starts – Connecting to Ourselves, Others, and God and the Universe 

What spiritual methods work best for you? There are many ways to cultivate our spiritual awareness and learn to work with our inner observer. But what would be most effective for you? We all get caught up in our type-specific problems and certain practices may be more helpful than others, depending on our type. Spotting our blind spots is the first action, but then what are ways in which we can let go and begin to create a new habit or option to how we respond to life’s difficulties? Come explore ways to travel your spiritual path.

PRESENTER: This month’s guest presenter is Rev. Andrea Andress, a Founding Member of the Arizona Enneagram Association. Rev. Andrea Andress is a retired deacon of the United Methodist Church at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church. She is a Spiritual Director certified by the Shalem Institute, and a certified Enneagram teacher and member of the Enneagram Association in the Narrative Tradition (EANT), Andrea does individual Spiritual Direction and Enneagram Interviews. She also leads small groups with adult and children’s groups in prayer, the Enneagram and Spiritual Formation.

Enneagram Meeting: Enneagram Jeopardy!

DATE: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (Every 4th Tuesday of the month)
TIME: 
 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
COST: FREE. A $10.00 donation is requested, or any amount that meets your means.
LOCATION: The Conference Center at Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Building
3182 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ  85712

This Month’s Topic: Enneagram Jeopardy!

How well do you know the Enneagram? Play Enneagram Jeopardy and find out! By offering questions that range from introductory to advanced material, players at all levels will be able to contribute to their team, and learn a lot along the way! Categories may include: Name that EnneaType; Basic Instincts; Fears & Desires; At All Levels; Money Matters; Winging It; Love Matches; Mistaken Identities…and more! Join us for a fun evening of games and personal growth!

About the Presenter:

Candice 2 2019Candice Thomas is the founder of My Self | My Health and LightWorks Acupuncture. Drawing on her dynamic education in molecular biology, eastern medicine, and the Enneagram, she creates revolutionary custom treatment plans for people who seek to be truly well. Booked nationally as a speaker on the deeper drives behind the dynamics in our health, Candice is committed to helping health-seekers discover the fundamental tools necessary for creating true vitality. Visit her at LightWorksAcupuncture.com.

Enneagram Meeting: The Enneagram & Intimacy, Part II

Have you been unhappy in your relationships or career? It may be that your personal intimacy style is not aligning with the people around you. Learn how to honor your needs while meeting others’, creating harmony and balance in your life.

DATE: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (Every 4th Tuesday of the month)
TIME: 
 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
COST: FREE. A $10.00 donation is requested, or any amount that meets your means.
LOCATION: The Conference Center at Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Building
3182 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ  85712

Near the corner of Swan and Camp Lowell, in the SE Corner of Village Offices entrance

THIS MONTH’S MEETING TOPIC: The Enneagram and Intimacy, Part II   

(Not to worry, you needn’t have attended Part I – they’re stand-alone topics) 

All forms of intimacy definitely play a part in the complicated mind-body connection that helps people cope better and improve their quality of life.  It is now well-accepted that people who have close, supportive relationships with others are generally healthier, both physically and emotionally, and cope better with stress. People who have low levels of intimacy are prone to higher levels of emotional disturbance, especially when they experience many negative life-changing events or few positive ones. It has been proven that life-affirming relationships and interactions undeniably have a positive effect on our overall health and happiness.

Please join us for a lively and interactive session in which we’ll explore how our Enneagram subtype/instinctual variant might be at play in establishing and maintaining healthy levels of intimacy in both personal and professional relationships in which we can feel emotionally safe and free, supported, valued, and respected.

Sandy HoganPRESENTER:  Sandy Hogan, Accredited Enneagram Professional, Professional Certified Coach, and Certified Integral Coach, is a co-founder of the Enneagram Enthusiasts, a vibrant and growing Enneagram study group since 2011. She has been studying the Enneagram in depth since 2002 and uses the wisdom inherent within it to support each of her clients. She also serves on the Arizona Enneagram Association board of directors and is committed to bringing the myriad gifts of the Enneagram to Life through coaching and teaching. Visit her at lightworksacupuncture.com/life-coaching/ and myself-myhealth.com/meet-sandy/.

Meeting: The Enneagram & Social Intimacy

Date: January 30, 2019

Time: 6:30 -8:30 pm

Location: Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation, 3182 N. Swan Rd. Tucson, AZn 85712

Cost: FREE. (Suggested Donation: $10)

Meeting Topic

The Enneagram and Social Intimacy:  Social intimacy definitely plays a part in the complicated mind-body connection that helps people cope better and improve their quality of life.  It is now well accepted that people who have close, supportive relationships with others are generally healthier, both physically and emotionally, and cope better with stress. People who have low levels of social intimacy are prone to higher levels of emotional disturbance, especially when they experience many negative life-changing events or few positive ones. It has been proven that life-affirming relationships and interactions undeniably have a positive effect on our overall health and happiness. Please join us for a lively and interactive session in which we’ll explore the five levels of intimacy (into-me-you-see) and discover how our Enneagram Type and subtype/instinctual variant might be at play in establishing and maintaining healthy levels of intimacy in both personal and professional relationships in which we can feel emotionally supported, valued, and respected.

About the Presenter: As a Certified Integral Coach, Sandy Hogan is one of the most respected integrative life coaches in the country. She helps clients revamp the stressful paradigms in their lives so that health and multi-dimensional wellness can take center stage. She has partnered and trained with some of the country’s most innovative leaders, such as Integrative Medicine guru, Dr. Andrew Weil, and the legendary Enneagram founders Don Riso & Russ Hudson. Known nationally for her work in community outreach and education, she is in demand as a coach, speaker and educator. A gentle sage, Sandy evokes of others the highest in themselves.