Life Phases – Online Course

Enrolments are now closed for 2022.

Holistic Biography Work

Led by Biography Work experts, Karl-Heinz Finke and Laura Summerfield, this self-paced short course invites students to explore their individual life stories; to learn about life phases, archetypes, and the development of the human journey, with an introduction to Anthroposophy.

Life Phases runs from 17 May to 11 October 2022 and includes 3 live online tutorial sessions, with a certificate upon completion.


Course Fee: $198 (incl. GST)

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

A short course for anyone interested in exploring their own individual life story through Holistic Biography Work. No prior experience or qualification is needed.

Self-Paced Study from 17 May – 11 Oct 2022



Course Overview

Explore your individual life story using the excellent resources developed by Holistic Biography Work.

Learn about the life phases of the archetypal human journey from both earthly and spiritual perspectives.

Understand critical life years, turning points, mirroring, physical/soul/spiritual development, and use of Septennial & Panorama Charts to summarise life data.

Experience a practical introduction to Anthroposophy (Human Wisdom), and a guided Plant Observation process.


Tutorials: 3 online tutorial sessions support your learning.

Receive: Certificate after completing course.



Course Details

The course runs from 17 May to 11 October, starting with a live online session.

The dates for all three live sessions are as follows, with the rest of the course work completed at the student’s own pace, concluding on 11 October for the final live online session:

17 May – 7pm – 8.30pm (AET)

26 July – 7pm – 8.30pm (AET)

11 October – 7pm – 8.30pm (AET)



What our Students Say

“Very thought-provoking and interesting questions in all part of the Log Book. A transformative process that has brought me immeasurable gifts of recollection, processing and completion. I have never encountered such life-changing work before. Completely satisfied.” EC


It was really lovely to feel so proud of my work and truly celebrate the entire landscape of my life and see greater vision of how everything has contributed to who I am today and path I walk.” GD


I really enjoyed the format of the Study Guide and how we were really guided through a clear journey. It’s a lovely experience to know yourself and purpose on a deeper level.” BB



The Tutors

Karl-Heinz Finke

Experienced Teacher of Biography Work, with additional studies in Adult Education, Anthroposophy and Social Sciences. Completed 22 three-year Trainings in Biography Work globally. Trainings ongoing in India, Germany, Taiwan, & Online. Supports initiatives in the Asia-Pacific region.


Laura Summerfield

Was a Psychologist in Australia for 15 years, counseling all ages. Now provides student support and creates learning resources in Holistic Biography Work. Additional qualifications in Education, with Masters in Steiner Education (UNE, 1998). Completed Biography Work Training 2007.


Course Fee: $198 (incl. GST)