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With Renowned Enneagram Teacher
Tom Condon
New Live 10-week Training Starts
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Discover how to unlock your higher capacities as you receive new perspectives on the Enneagram... opening you to greater freedom, choice, and possibility.

Do you remember when you first figured out your Enneagram type and what a powerful moment it was?

Understanding your core drives, challenges and motives through the lens of this multidimensional system is nothing short of a revelation for most of us.

If you’re a student of the Enneagram, you might have spent a long time exploring your type and its many unique expressions...

Yet, at a certain point, you may wonder, “What’s next?”

This moment is a turning point on your path of transformation...where you shift from being excited by the map of your personality to truly traversing the journey of liberation, the ultimate purpose of the Enneagram.

This journey leads you to the “high side” of your type — the qualities that most embody your essence. Together, they’re an expression of the integrated dimensions of your type (or what Thomas Condon likes to call your “style”).

They’re also the foundation for a fully actualized life...

The Enneagram pinpoints your higher capacities — what you’re like at your best and how you embody and express your unique talents, resources and innate abilities.

Experiencing true freedom, happens when you surpass the limits of your style or type.

Profound Inquiry Allows Your Gifts to Emerge

Ultimately, the Enneagram is a map for living into your full potential, which requires cultivation of the “high side” of your type, while becoming more self-aware and free of the “low side” of fixations.

In the early years of Enneagram teaching, the labels for types were quite pejorative; a six, for example, was forever doomed to be a “coward.”

Instead, your Enneagram style is a resource that empowers you with certain gifts and attributes IF you do the deeper work of integration, clearing, and aligning that are required to fully own the ways YOU are doing these things to yourself.

Instead of being a “fear type,” the question becomes, “How am I scaring myself?” and even more deeply, “What are the ways that fear might be serving me?”

Such profound inquires lie at the heart of the Enneagram of Freedom , a program designed to significantly expand your Enneagram knowledge and deepen your integrative practices.

Whether you’re fairly new in your exploration of the Enneagram or a practitioner who uses the Enneagram in your work as a therapist, healer, or coach, you’ll open up new horizons of understanding how advanced methods of healing can work in synergy with the Enneagram.

When the Enneagram is merged with effective methods of change, the results can be vivid, deep and meaningful.

The Enneagram of Freedom combines the diagnostic insights of the Enneagram with the change methods of NLP, Ericksonian hypnosis, shadow integration work, and other disciplines. This powerful combination blends a deep understanding of people with highly effective techniques that you can use to grow, change and find true freedom.

This program will help you apply the Enneagram’s insights, practices, and ideas that you can transcend limits, solve problems and enhance the natural potentials of your personality style.

You’ll learn how to focus the Enneagram’s insights to find movement, vitality and new choices around the ways you respond to the world through your personality style.

Whether you’re seeking change for yourself or for your clients, this course will be a safe way to make personal and professional breakthroughs.

In many ways, this will help you fully realize the potential of the Enneagram as a tool for personal evolution and transformation.

As you actualize the “high side” of your type, you become more capable of deeper intimacy, greater creativity, and unconditional love.

You become more self-aware of your patterns AND free to choose how you ultimately engage life.

A Holistic and Multidimensional Path

While you identify with a specific Enneagram style, the essential energies, and to some degree all 9 types, exist within everyone.

As one of the world’s leading Enneagram teachers, Thomas Condon focuses on the Enneagram as a holistic wisdom path.

Thomas has worked with the Enneagram since 1980 and with Ericksonian hypnosis and NLP since 1977. Through the years he has selected techniques from a number of therapies and modified them to address the needs and pitfalls of each Enneagram style.

The result is something like a "tool-set" for personal change — useful practices and ideas that you can adopt to transcend limits, solve problems and enhance the natural potentials of your personality style.

Whether you’re a therapist, coach, healer, health care professional, teacher, artist, spiritual director, politician or parent, you’ll emerge from his program with an expanded toolkit for transformation as well as greater levels of acceptance, love and compassion for yourself and others.

In this first-ever, virtual training with Tom, you’ll:

More about the Specific Methods

What is NLP?

Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) is a set of transformational tools that enable users to change and grow in often rapid ways. NLP identifies the structure of subjective experience — how we hear, feel and see the world — as a first step to changing it. It also offers a variety of techniques to help you grow and change that are especially effective when applied to the Enneagram.

Along with offering powerful tools for change, NLP reveals the secret structure of Enneagram styles. All subjective experience has a sensory structure, an “inner architecture,” and anything you do follows a sequence of internal sensory steps — a combination seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling and tasting.

Each Enneagram style also has specific sensory qualities that shape our reactions. Whenever you behave in a typical, fixated way from within your Enneagram style that drive your behavior. You’ll learn how these subjective qualities can be identified and altered, sometimes to dramatic effect.

What is Ericksonian Hypnosis?

Ericksonian Hypnosis, also called "the new hypnosis," is at once powerful and gentle. Based on the pioneering work of Milton Erickson, this style of hypnosis is open-ended, respectful and positive in its messages. Both its methods and insights apply powerfully to the Enneagram, helping you wake from the open-eyed trance of your personality style.

What You’ll Discover in These 10 Weeks

Course sessions are on Thursdays at 12:00pm Pacific.

In this 10-week transformational intensive, Tom Condon will guide you to discover a new perspective on the Enneagram that combines the diagnostic insights of the Enneagram with the change methods of NLP, Ericksonian hypnosis and other disciplines that will open you to greater freedom, choice and possibility.

Each weekly, LIVE contemplation and training session will build harmoniously upon the previous ones so you’ll develop a complete holistic understanding of the practices, tools and principles you’ll need to sustain a deep understanding of highly effective techniques that you can use to grow, change and find true freedom.

Module 1: The Enneagram of Freedom
Introduction & Course Overview (February 23)

In the first module, Tom will teach you a unique perspective on the Enneagram that opens it up as a framework for growing and changing.

You’ll discover how to approach your Enneagram style dynamically, not as something you are but as something you do. Each Enneagram style is a strategy for coping with reality that brings talents skills and resources as well as pitfalls, illusions and dilemmas.

You’ll discover the ways in which you unconsciously form your Enneagram experience through your senses — what you see, hear and feel when you “do” your Enneagram style.

In this module, you’ll also discover:

  • The unconscious attachments and motives that drive your Enneagram patterns
  • How you maintain the open-eyed hypnotic trance of your style
  • A model of change and how different techniques work for different Enneagram styles
  • How to evoke the strengths, talents and resources natural to your style

Module 2: Eights (March 2)

Enneagram style Eights are powerful, forthright and protective yet struggle with feeling vulnerable. They delete their deeper needs and sensitivities in favor of being strong and aggressive. You’ll discover how Eights create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the Eight style
  • Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • The sensory qualities of the Eight trance
  • Keys to growing, changing and breaking free
  • Best methods and themes to work with including finding strength in vulnerability, learning how to nurture ourselves, changing places with others, learning to apologize

Module 3: Nines (March 9)

Enneagram style Nines are loving, modest and trusting yet struggle with feeling seen. They delete themselves in favor of accommodating their environment. You’ll discover how Nines create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the Nine style
    Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • The sensory qualities of the Nine trance
  • Keys to growing, changing and breaking free
  • Best methods and themes to work with including: owning anger, admitting you are hiding, expressing preferences, seeing with your goals with clarity

Module 4: Ones (March 16)

Enneagram style Ones are highly moral, exceptionally effective and struggle with self-judgment. They delete themselves and look for what is wrong, missing or out of place. You’ll discover how Ones create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the One style
    Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • The sensory qualities of the One trance
  • Keys to growing, changing and breaking free
  • Best methods and themes to work with including: altering critical voices, loosening rigidities, cultivating forgiveness

Module 5: Twos (March 23)

Enneagram style Twos are deeply interpersonal, big-hearted and struggle with boundaries. They repress their deeper feelings in favor of being helpful to others. You’ll discover how Twos create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the Two style
  • How Twos, as well as Threes and Fours, are “self rejecting”
    Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • How to change the sensory qualities of the Two trance and evoke a Two’s strengths and resources
  • Tapping and intensifying conscious and unconscious motivations to change
  • Best methods and themes to work with including: developing boundaries, working with pride, overcoming codependency, learning how to be appropriately selfish

Module 6: Threes (March 30)

Enneagram style Threes are active, accomplished and exemplary and yet struggle with knowing how they truly feel. They suppress their genuine feelings in favor of identifying with images of success. You’ll discover how Threes create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the Three style
    Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • How to change the sensory qualities of the Three trance and evoke a Three’s strengths and resources
  • Keys to growing, changing and breaking free
  • Tapping and intensifying conscious and unconscious motivations to change
  • Best methods and themes to work with including learning to lose, redefining success, deepening your emotional life, developing intuition

Module 7: Fours (April 6)

Enneagram style Fours are creative, imaginative and original and struggle with feeling different. They confuse their deeper feelings with feelings derived from trying to be special. You’ll discover how Fours create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the Four style
    Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • The sensory qualities of the Four trance
  • Keys to growing, changing and breaking free
  • Best methods and themes to work with including working with sadness, finding art forms, giving your inner life outer expression, seeking, finding and affirming beauty

Module 8: Fives (April 13)

Enneagram style Fives are wise, farsighted and knowledgeable and struggle with participation. Fives scare themselves with social fears and expectations and withdraw to compensate. You’ll discover how Fives create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the Five style
  • How Fives, as well as Sixes and Sevens, are “self-opposing”
    Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • The sensory qualities of the Two trance
  • Keys to growing, changing and breaking free
  • Best methods and themes to work with including learning to become proactive, improving their boundaries, mastering their feelings, translating thinking into doing

Module 9: Sixes (April 20)

Enneagram style Sixes are courageous, loyal and effective yet struggle with owning their power. Sixes scare themselves with negative possibilities and compensate with worry and suspicion. You’ll discover how Sixes create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the Six style
    Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • The sensory qualities of the Six trance
  • Keys to growing, changing and breaking free
  • Best methods and themes to work with including reclaiming projections, stepping into their power, develop their inner guidance, taking control of fears

Module 10: Sevens (April 27)

Enneagram style Sevens are well-rounded, affirming and generous but struggle with feeling trapped and limited. Sevens unconsciously jail themselves and then compensate by seeking options and possibilities. You’ll discover how Sevens create and maintain their defenses and how to loosen these to open to the high-side potentials of their style.

In this module, you’ll discover:

  • The high and low side of the Seven style
    Childhood patterns and tensions
  • Shadows, defenses and forms of control
  • The sensory qualities of the Seven trance
  • Keys to growing, changing and breaking free
  • Best methods and themes to work with including working with self-jailing, learning to manage and integrate pain, investing deeply in fewer meaningful choices, facing facts both positive and negative

The Enneagram of Freedom Bonus Collection

In addition to the 10-week virtual course with Tom, you’ll receive these powerful training sessions with the world’s leading visionaries and teachers. These bonus sessions complement the course — and promise to take your understanding and practice to an even deeper level.

Therapeutic Metaphor & the Enneagram
10-hour Audio Workshop From Tom Condon

This workshop will be valuable to anyone interested in combining effective techniques for change with the diagnostic power of the Enneagram. Tom Condon demonstrates many useful ways to work with clients and offers dozens of metaphors and teaching stories. True to its content, this audio set offers powerful practical techniques in a highly entertaining way and help you make lasting positive changes.

The Enneagram & NLP
Video Program From Tom Condon

NLP identifies the structure of subjective experience — how we hear, feel and see the world-as a first step to changing it. In this video, Tom uses NLP to identify the sensory scaffolding that supports Enneagram styles. He demonstrates the famous NLP eye movements and other nonverbal cues that reveal internal states. This is followed by a lively discussion of the biases of different therapies and how they often minister to the problems of specific Enneagram styles.

What People Are Saying About Tom Condon...

...The [workshop] was rich beyond even the high expectations many of us brought to it, and we are enormously grateful to Tom for broadening and deepening our understanding of the Enneagram.
Connections, The Newsletter of the Southern California International Enneagram Association

Tom Condon enhances the Enneagram with techniques from NLP and Ericksonian hypnosis. The healing potential of the Enneagram unadorned is amazing; when it is set as the jewel in Condon’s multi-faceted approach, we begin to see how much more is possible.
— Courtney Behm, Nine Points, The Newsletter of the International Enneagram Association

Tom exhibits gentle yet firm skills in his therapeutic interventions. Watching him work with the participants was inspiring and his humor is magnificent. I really enjoyed his style and my learning.
— Murray Spalding, Author, The Enneagram and NLP

...Tom’s mastery of the Enneagram and NLP along with his deep respect for each individual made it an inviting and safe atmosphere for honesty and growth. Add to all this Tom’s sense of humor and creativity and you can see why I so highly recommend this program!
— Debbi Horton, Spiritual Director and Enneagram Educator

The combination of NLP, Ericksonian hypnosis and the Enneagram was well done and very helpful. I’ve been to many seminars — this ranks among the best.
— Dick McHugh, Co-director, Sadhana Institute

Tom Condon is a gifted teacher, perceptive and intuitive as he worked with each of us. His kindness, tact, and compassion were evident throughout the weekend, which built trust and rapport. It was a joy to watch him work with others and be a recipient of his insights and help.
— Beverly Sorensen, Enneagram Teacher

...Not only have I learned more about Enneagram styles and NLP, it was a lot of fun too. Also, I really enjoyed working with others and thus discovering new nuances about my style and those of others. I’m going home with a light heart and lots of ideas.
— Mila Gee, Writer and Performer

Such a skillful melding of the Enneagram with NLP. I’m grateful for actionable take-aways, for myself and in my work with clients. Thank you!
— Athena Pallis, Integral Coach

Tom provides a wealth of knowledge! This is an in-depth training that moved me forward both personally and professionally.
— Beth Haggerty, NLP Advantage Group

Tom’s in-depth knowledge, presence, timing, grace and humor are magical to experience. What a gift.
— Susan Nordyke, instructor, Vocational Counseling

Join the Global Community

The Enneagram of Freedom not only offers some of the most advanced online teachings currently available, it also offers a thriving global community of support.

Join your fellow students and practitioners from across the world in the live interactive conference calls or in our online community to support and learn from each other while you develop a balanced and sustainable life of ongoing spiritual awakening.

This international community is also at the leading edge of a global movement of people who are committed to manifesting a better world for all beings. This emerging planetary movement is rooted in an open heart and stands for the principles of mutual support, cooperation, harmony and reverence for all of life.

Here’s What You’ll Receive

Ten 90-minute Class Sessions With Tom Condon

Experience a rare opportunity to be mentored and learn with renowned Enneagram teacher Tom Condon — from the comfort of your own home. Each class session helps you create the specific skills and abilities to discover the higher dimensions of your true nature through the empowering lens of the Enneagram. Course sessions are on Thursdays at 12:00pm Pacific.

Ten Audio Recordings of Class Sessions

After each class, the audio will be available for you to download in high-quality MP3 format. You’ll never have to worry about missing a session, and you can listen anytime and anywhere — on any connected device and at your convenience.

Ten PDF Transcripts of Class Sessions

In addition to the high quality MP3 audios, you’ll also receive the entire class transcription in PDF format after each session is completed. You can then review, print and highlight the most important insights and practices you were given.

Ten 30-minute Interactive Group Practice Sessions

With live class attendance, there will be a 30-minute optional interactive practice session directly following each class. You’ll be placed in an intimate group with several other participants on the conference call to interact, share and do additional practices to help further integrate the weekly lessons. If you’re unable to attend the calls live, the Online Community group allows you to connect with each other to find alternative times to interact.

Interactive Exercises and Questions for Each Lesson

After each lesson, you’ll have the option of completing related exercises, practice new tools and answer questions in order to accelerate your learning and integrate each week’s lesson.

Online Community

Our exclusive Facebook online community is the perfect place to continue your discovery process after each class. Here, you can ask additional questions, interact with your fellow students and get access to additional resources to take your exploration to an even deeper level.

The Enneagram of Freedom Bonus Collection

  • Therapeutic Metaphor & the Enneagram
    10-hour Audio Workshop From Tom Condon
  • The Enneagram & NLP
    Video Program From Tom Condon

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Join The Enneagram of Freedom Virtual Intensive

We feel honored that Tom Condon has chosen to partner with The Shift Network to offer this exclusive LIVE online training. This is a rare opportunity to interact directly with a renowned Enneagram teacher known for his pioneering work with the Enneagram, Ericksonian hypnosis and NLP.

Through this powerful online format, you’ll not only save time and money on workshop costs (plus travel, accommodations and meals — which would cost thousands of dollars), you’ll also be able to benefit from Tom’s incredible teachings and exercises from the comfort of your home — at your own pace!

If you are serious about understanding yourself, your personality and even your soul, then you owe it to yourself, your loved ones — and our world — to take this one-of-a-kind training.

If you’re ready to take the next step in evolving yourself, click the register button below to reserve your space now.

More Praise for Tom Condon...

Lots of process, lots of great practical ideas.
— Deborah Lyman, LCSW

Gentle illumination of how NLP and the Enneagram can work together towards transformation and positive, tangible shifts.
— Stephanie Foster

Tom is a master teacher of non-verbal therapeutic techniques. His combining of Ericksonian hypnosis, NLP and the Enneagram is highly imaginative and entrancing. He skillfully shifts energies with subtlety and humor and has a wonderful cache of stories that illustrate and shift our experience.
— James Trantham, Life Coach

It is a very rich, challenging and productive workshop. The practical tools were easy to understand and use for many types of people. Tom’s humor, wisdom and mastery were a great way to learn. I am so glad I went.
— Naomi Wolff, Life Coach and Mentor

I am fresh from five full days here in Portland with author Tom Condon. We had folks from Portland, Newport, Eugene, Arizona, Iowa, New York and even New Zealand. Tom Condon works in easy collaboration with the local existing Enneagram community and he is a master teacher of techniques that support change and growth. I am glad to sponsor and endorse him.
— Dale Rhodes
, Founder, Enneagram Portland

People gather. Tom talks. Things happen. At first it’s hard to see the relationship between the talk and the happenings, but by the fifth day, it is clear that this talk is eclectically informed and idiosyncratically brilliant, thus producing unexpected changes in people open to change.
— Mary Nelson, Spiritual Director

Tom’s adroit integration of NLP and Ericksonian hypnosis has been invaluable to my own understanding and application of the Enneagram. As has been my past experience and is true once again, Tom’s knowledge, skill and manner added new dimensions to a richly complex subject. Anyone who has the opportunity to work with Tom, either one-on-one or in a workshop format will be greatly enriched by the experience. I cannot recommend him highly enough.
— Ed Morler, MBA, PhD, Executive/Organizational Consultant/Trainer/Coach

An invaluable clinical perspective from someone who knows the Enneagram cold. Tom is a teacher’s teacher.
— Rita Heller, MSW

The workshop was dynamite! Tom’s skill combined with his caring and humor makes his workshops easy to recommend to anyone who wants to change and grow.
— Hal Harber, Retired Banker

This was a rich, informative and enjoyable program. I can find uses for the tools in all aspects of my life.
— Wayne Gerber, Consultant

About Tom Condon

Tom Condon has worked with the Enneagram since 1980 and with Ericksonian hypnosis and NLP since 1977. These three models are combined in his trainings to offer a powerful blend of therapeutic tools.

His workshops concentrate on how to see and use the Enneagram dynamically, as a springboard to positive change. Most participants report personal and professional breakthroughs as well as a deeper sense of freedom and choice.

Tom has taught over 800 workshops in the US, Europe and Asia and is the author of 50 books, CDs and DVDs on the Enneagram, NLP and Ericksonian methods. He is a certified coach and Practitioner of NLP and director of The Changeworks in Bend, Oregon. He is accredited with honor by the International Enneagram Association (IEA).

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a virtual course?
A: It’s a great way to engage live teachings and each other from the comfort of your home! All you need is a phone line (or an equivalent voice service). If there is more than one person in your household taking the course, you will each need your own line. We use MaestroConference to make it just like an in-person event, where you can ask questions, participate in groups, and deepen your exploration of the course themes.

Please note that dialing MaestroConference from your phone is a regular toll call to California; your telephone service provider will charge you according to your existing long-distance calling plan. Other options include calling cards and discount long-distance carriers. You can also use Skype to connect to MaestroConference at no charge, and we offer a webcast which is free to use from anywhere in the world.

I have never participated before in an online course. The packaging, presentation, inclusion and Facebook postings created a wonderful, safe cocoon to participate. I haven’t seen a course so well put together ever — not in all the years of taking college classes — and I had my doubts about doing an online course. The wealth of organization and ease of learning materials and support made this fun as well.
– Claudia F., Medford, MA

Q: Can I get benefit from the course if I miss the live classes?
A: Absolutely! You can download the recordings and transcripts of all course sessions from our online media archive, so you never need to worry about missing live calls. You can also engage the full community and leaders on our private community website.

Q: Can you tell me about the Private Course Group?
A: We will have a private community group for all course participants on Facebook that will support you in making connections with others, sharing insights, engaging in discussions, completing homework assignments and exchanging information about events and other activities that can supplement your transformational journey. You’ll have the ability to share your experiences, projects and growth throughout the Course.

Q: Are there scholarships available for this Training?
A: Yes, we always make a certain percentage of spaces available for partial scholarships, giving preference to those in developing countries or doing important but underpaid work to which they can apply the training material immediately. If you would like to apply for a scholarship, please review our guidelines, which include a link to our online application form.

Q: What is your refund policy?
A: Your satisfaction with The Shift Network and this course is our highest priority! We offer a satisfaction guarantee so that you can sample the course risk-free. The deadline to receive a full refund is March 9th, 2017. To request a refund, please click on this refund request form and submit your request. Your refund will be processed within five business days and we’ll send you an email confirming your refund. However, we’d love to have a chance to address and resolve your concerns first. If there is something we can assist you with, please email us at support@theshiftnetwork.com and we’ll be happy to help! (No refund requests accepted after the above date or with scholarship awards.)

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A: Please visit our Customer Support Center, where you should be able to find the answer to your question or the solution to a problem. And if you can’t, you can submit an online request form and we’ll get right back to you.