This is a partial listing of offerings by Sandra Smith.
Please contact Sandra if you would like to host a workshop or training in your area.

2020 Workshops and
Organization Trainings

January 10-12

Growing Ourselves in Healthy Relationships: The Enneagram and Couples Dynamics

Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, NC  THIS RETREAT IS FULL!
A retreat with co-facilitators Sandra Smith and Pam White
Download Enneagram and Couples Dynamics (PDF)

January 15

Enneagram Resources for Developing Empathy in the Workplace

Biltmore Company Marketing Department, Asheville, NC

January 16

Workplace Communication and Relationship Dynamics: The Enneagram as Guide

Treasury Services, Biltmore Company, Asheville

January 30

The Enneagram for Spiritual Directors, Therapist & Clergy

This mini workshop requires a working knowledge of the Ennegram System.
Location: Church Health, Memphis, TN, 9 am-noon. Call Church Health to register:  901-701-2350.

January 31-February 1

An Introduction to the Enneagram System with Nine Panels of the Types

2-5:30 pm, Friday; 9:30-4:00 Saturday
Church Health, Memphis, TN. Contact Church Health to register.
901-701-2350 or

February 15

The Enneagram Map of the Nine Ego Structures: A Writer’s Guide to Developing Story Characters

Flatiron Writers Group, Asheville, NC

February 23-25

The Spiritual Dimensions of the Enneagram

The Episcopal Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania

February 27 & 28

Understanding the Enneagram System as People of Faith

Memphis Theological Seminary and The Center for Faith and Imagination

March 4

Exploring Staff Dynamics through the Enneagram Lens

Chapelwood United Methodist Church Worship Leaders, Houston TX

March 6 & 7

The Instinctual Subtypes of the Enneagram: A Deeper Dive

The Center for Christian Contemplation, Chapelwood UMC Houston TX
Workshop open to the Public.  Friday, 6:30-8:30 pm, Saturday, 8:30 am-3:30 pm

March 13 & 14

An In-depth Exploration of the Nine Enneagram Types

Christ Episcopal Church, Covington, LA

April 14

Exploring the Enneagram Map: a mini workshop for Coaches, Therapists, Spiritual Directors, and Managers
1:30-3:30 eastern time

We’ll focus on the components of the nine ego sturctures or Enneagram types that create the “why” beneath behaviors.  Cost is $65.  Email Sandra for registration details:

April 18

The Enneagram as Support in Honoring Authentic Relationships

sponsored by the IEA Chapter of MN, Carondelet Center, 1890 Randolph Ave. St. Paul, MN  POSTPONED UNTIL 2121
8:30 am-4:30 pm. Go to

April 23

The Enneagram and Spiritual Companionship

Spiritual Directors International Conference, a pre-conference day workshop led by Sandra Smith and Chris Copeland, co-hosts of Heart of the Enneagram Podcast
Santa Fe, New Mexico  POSTPONED UNTIL APRIL 2121

April 29

An Introduction to the Enneagram System–ONLINE

Tuesday, 9:30 am-12:00 pm Eastern time. Cost is $65 before April 25.
Email Sandra to register: Upon registering, participants
will receive more details about this event, including the zoom link.

April 30 & May 7

Exploring Type Eight: Strengths, Challenges and the Defense Mechanism–ONLINE

1:00-2:20 pm Eastern time both days.  Cost is $85.  This Eight group will explore some of the complexities of this type such as the defense mechanism of “denial” as well as our holy virtue of Innocence and all things in between. It will be intensely fun! And, this work isn’t to approve or condone our patterns but to move through them to greater self compassion. Email Sandra to register:

May 13

Strengths, Challenges and Practices for the Enneagram Types in Pandemic Times–Online

1:00-2:30 with Sandra Smith & Chris Copeland. Sponsored by Heart of the Enneagram.  To register for this workshop go to

May 21

An Introduction to the Enneagram System: Exploring the Nine Ego Structures–Online

1:00-3:30 Sponsored by the Resource Center for Women in Ministry in the South.  Register at

June 2

Weavers of What Might Be: Leadership in Uncertain Times

9:00-12:30 facilitated by Sandra Smith and Guy Sayles
Download Flyer    |    Register Now

June 4 & 11

Exploring Type Six: Vice, Virtue, Defense Mechanism and Strengths–Online

3:00-4:30 pm eastern time. We’ll explore such questions as “Are you seeking tasks to do as a form of keeping anxiety at bay?” “What is your capacity to return to presence when you notice yourself future tripping?” “How is your courage showing up?”
Cost is $85. Email Sandra to register:

July 8

The Enlightened Spiritual Perspectives and Virtues of the Nine Enneagram Types

This online workshop will explore the spiritual dimensions of the Enneagram and include presence practices and type-specific practices that work to loosen the grip of our Enneagram type structure.  9:30-12:30 Eastern Time.  Cost is $60.

July 23 & 30

Enneagram Type One Group

We’ll explore online the complexities of this ego structure, focusing on the defense mechanism of reaction formation.  This group will meet from 4:00-5:30 Eastern Time.  Cost is $85.

July 27, 28, 29, 30    8:00-10:00 am Eastern Time

The Enneagram and Accompaniment

On The Third Day Renewal and Spiritual Formation Center, Manila, Philippines
This online four part webinar is for spiritual directors who want to learn more about the Enneagram as a tool in Spiritual Direction.  The information would be pertinent to coaches and therapists as well.
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August 18 & 19

The Nine Enneagram Types in Leadership-an online course

Tuesday: 10-1:00 eastern time; Wednesday: 10-12 eastern time. Sponsored by the Center for Faith & Imagination, Memphis Theological Seminary,    Memphis, TN

August 22–this event has been postponed. Stay tuned!

The Enneagram as Guide in Relationships

This one day focus on relationships will offer greater understanding of the nine types’ relational patterns. During this workshop, we’ll explore the ways that the Enneagram system can be applied to heal and to strengthen our primary relationships.  9:00 am-4:30 pm, Land of Sky Church, Overbrook Place, Asheville, 28805.  Cost: $125 includes materials and a vegetarian lunch. Email Sandra for more information and for registration details.

September 18 & 19

Exploring the Enneagram

Anchor House, Chapewood UMC, Houston, TX  More details to come.

September 27-29

The Enneagram System, An In Depth Introduction with Nine Panels

The Western NY Episcopal Diocese, Buffalo NY