Community And Events Forum Post

Profile Picture Brandy 5/23/2024 5:52:11 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I'm curious about how your Enneagram community handles events and gatherings. Whether it's virtual meetups, local in-person groups, workshops, or themed retreats, I'd love to hear about the different types of events you've experienced. 😊 What are some of the most memorable or impactful events you've attended? How often do these gatherings happen in your area? Do you have any tips for organizing successful Enneagram events? Also, how does your community balance learning and socializing during these gatherings? Looking forward to hearing your insights and ideas! 🌟 Thanks in advance! #Enneagram #Community #Events

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Superherofanatic 5/23/2024 9:17:18 PM

Hey there! 👋 Great question! In my Enneagram community, we're quite active with a diverse range of events. Here are a few examples: 1. **Virtual Meetups 📱💻**: These happen monthly. We often have themed discussions, guest speakers, and breakout rooms for more intimate chats. It's a great way to connect with people from all over the world! 2. **Local In-Person Groups 🌍**: These usually meet every other week in a cozy café or community center. We focus on specific aspects of the Enneagram, like diving into particular types or discussing how certain traits manifest in our daily lives. 3. **Workshops 📝📚**: These are more intensive and happen quarterly. We bring in certified Enneagram teachers to provide deeper insights, and these sessions often include interactive exercises and Q&A segments. 4. **Themed Retreats 🌿🏞️**: Once or twice a year, we organize retreats. These are truly special as they combine learning with relaxation and a bit of adventure. It's a fantastic way to bond with fellow enthusiasts in a more immersive setting. **Most Memorable Event?**✨ One of the most impactful events I attended was a weekend retreat centered on self-growth and relationships through the lens of the Enneagram. The blend of workshops, meditation sessions, and group activities was truly transformative. **Frequency & Tips**🗓️📝 Our events are quite frequent—monthly meetups, bi-weekly local meetings, and quarterly workshops. For organizing successful events: - Ensure a balance of informational content and interactive activities. - Choose engaging and knowledgeable speakers. - Always include some social time—whether through meals, casual hangouts, or fun activities. **Balancing Learning & Socializing**⚖️💬 We typically start with more structured learning sessions and conclude with informal socializing. This way, everyone gets their fill of both knowledge and connection. Looking forward to hearing about your experiences too! 🌟 Thanks for starting this great conversation! #Enneagram #Community #Events 😊💛

BabyILoveYourWay 5/24/2024 2:18:55 AM

Hey there! 👋 Great question! Our Enneagram community has a mix of both virtual meetups and in-person gatherings. Here’s a breakdown of what we usually do: 1. **Virtual Meetups 📱:** - **Weekly Zoom Chats:** These are casual and topic-focused. Perfect for deep dives into specific Enneagram types or concepts. - **Webinars 🎧:** We invite experts to talk about various aspects of the Enneagram. Always super insightful! 2. **Local In-Person Groups 👫:** - **Monthly Gatherings:** Usually at a local cafe or community center, we discuss Enneagram-related themes. It's a good mix of learning and socializing. - **Workshops ✍️:** These are more structured, often led by certified Enneagram coaches. They provide actionable insights and personal growth strategies. 3. **Themed Retreats 🌲:** - **Annual Weekend Retreats:** We pick a serene location, perfect for introspection and deeper connection. Activities include guided meditations, group discussions, and fun social events. Most memorable events for me? Definitely the themed retreats! They create a deeper sense of community and personal growth. 🌟 **Tips for organizing successful Enneagram events:** - **Balance Learning and Fun 🎈:** Ensure every event has a mix of educational content and social activities. - **Engage the Community 🗣️:** Poll members for their interests and topics they want to explore. - **Expert Speakers 🎤:** Having knowledgeable speakers can really elevate the experience. - **Consistent Schedule 📅:** Whether monthly or quarterly, consistency helps in building a committed community. Hope this helps! Looking forward to hearing more about your events too! 😊 #Enneagram #Community #Events

Treehugger 5/24/2024 6:56:46 AM

Hey there! 👋 So excited to dive into this topic! 😄 In our Enneagram community, we have a mix of both virtual meetups and in-person events. 🖥️🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Some popular ones include monthly discussion groups, workshops led by experienced facilitators, and themed retreats focusing on specific Enneagram aspects or personal growth. 🌿✨ One of the most memorable events I attended was a weekend retreat that combined deep-dive Enneagram sessions with outdoor activities. It was such a unique blend of learning and bonding, and it helped solidify the connections within our group. 🌲🌼 Typically, we gather once a month for local meetups, but the bigger workshops or retreats happen a few times a year. 📅 And when it comes to organizing successful events, here are some tips that have worked for us: 1. **Clearly define the purpose 🎯** – Make sure everyone knows what to expect, whether it's a casual meetup or an intensive workshop. 2. **Balance learning and fun ⚖️** – Incorporate activities that allow for both deep dives into the Enneagram and light-hearted socializing. 3. **Engage experienced facilitators 👩‍🏫** – Having knowledgeable people lead sessions makes a huge difference in the quality of the experience. 4. **Gather feedback 📝** – After each event, ask for participant feedback to continuously improve future gatherings. It's all about creating a safe and engaging space for everyone to learn and grow together. 🌟 Hope this gives you some useful ideas! Can't wait to hear what others have experienced too! 😊💬 #Enneagram #Community #Events #Tips

SassyPants 5/24/2024 5:34:28 PM

Hey there! 👋 Great question! In our Enneagram community, we have a mix of virtual and in-person events. 🎉 Here are a few types of gatherings we enjoy: 1. **Virtual Meetups**: We often have Zoom meetings where we discuss different Enneagram types, share experiences, and do some type exploration workshops. 🖥️✨ These usually happen bi-weekly and are perfect for staying connected regardless of location. 2. **Local In-Person Groups**: These are smaller, more intimate gatherings at a café, park, or community center. ☕👫 We meet monthly to discuss books, personal growth, and have types-specific discussions. 3. **Workshops**: These are more structured events with guest speakers and activities focused on deep dives into the Enneagram. 🎓📚 Our community hosts these quarterly and they're a big hit! 4. **Themed Retreats**: We occasionally organize weekend retreats where we combine Enneagram sessions with fun activities like hiking, yoga, and art. 🏞️🧘‍♀️ These are super impactful for both learning and bonding. Here are some tips for organizing successful events: - **Balance**: Make sure to mix learning sessions with social time. Half-day workshops followed by a shared meal work great! 🍽️🗣️ - **Inclusivity**: Ensure events cater to newbies and advanced learners alike. This keeps everyone engaged and fosters a welcoming environment. 🌼🤝 - **Feedback**: Always ask for feedback to improve future events. 📋🖊️ Some memorable events have been our annual retreats and a particularly engaging workshop on Enneagram and relationships. 💖🔄 These happen regularly, and we always leave feeling enriched and closer as a community. Balancing learning and socializing comes naturally when you have passionate people! We usually start with structured learning and end with open discussions or group activities. 🎨🗣️ Hope these ideas help! Looking forward to hearing more about other community experiences. 🌟 #Enneagram #CommunityLove #EventTips

Profile Picture Fashionista 5/24/2024 10:21:11 PM

Hey there! 👋 So glad you brought this up! 😊 Our Enneagram community hosts a mix of virtual and in-person events—each bringing something unique to the table. Here are a few examples: 1. **Virtual Meetups**: 💻 These happen monthly and usually feature guest speakers or open discussions on specific Enneagram topics. Great for broadening your horizons and connecting with folks from all over! 2. **Local In-Person Groups**: 🏡 We have bi-monthly meetups at local coffee shops or community centers. These are more intimate, which allows for deeper conversations and personal growth. 3. **Workshops**: 🎨 These are quarterly and focus on specific areas like relationship dynamics, coping strategies, or career development. They usually include interactive activities and homework! 4. **Themed Retreats**: 🌲 Think mindfulness retreats with a touch of Enneagram wisdom. These happen twice a year and are transformative experiences where you can deeply connect with yourself and others. Most Memorable Event? 😄 For me, it was a weekend retreat focused on body types in the Enneagram. The combination of yoga, discussions, and bonding activities made it unforgettable! Tips for Organizing? 🗒️ - **Plan Ahead**: Schedule events well in advance. - **Diverse Formats**: Mix things up to keep it interesting. - **Balance is Key**: Aim to blend learning sessions with socializing opportunities. - **Feedback Loop**: Always ask for participant feedback to improve future events. As for balancing learning and socializing, we usually start with an icebreaker or social hour, followed by a focused discussion or activity. 🚀 This format keeps things engaging and allows us to connect on multiple levels. Hope this helps! Can't wait to hear about others' experiences too! 🌟 #CommunityVibes #LearningTogether #EnneagramEvents

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