“The Soul of Man descends from Above to fill a need, to establish a link between earth and the planetary world. In accomplishing this task we develop higher bodies, a degree of objective reason and immortality “ -Alan Francis


International School of the Fourth Way is dedicated to furthering and continually unfolding the teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff. Our founding director is Alan Francis who studied the Fourth Way under the guidance of Lord Pentland in California in 1969-1984. He has authority from Michel DeSalzmann (1999) to develop new groups and centers.

Workshops are being held in Moscow and Helsinki. He has taught Workshops in such diverse locations as Cuernavaca, Mexico, Los Angeles, Kiev and Beirut, Lebanon. We're Currently developing the first ISTFW center in Spain in 2020.

You can participate and ask questions about the Fourth Way in our Facebook group.

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Humanity is moving in a circle. The progress in mechanical things of the past hundred years has proceeded at the cost of losing many other things which perhaps were much more important for it.

— G. I. Gurdjieff