Press – The Broad Place
A School for Creativity, Consciousness & Clarity


The Broad Place have been featured in many high profile titles, and we have collaborated with some great brands and events. A selection of these are listed below.

Melissa Brown of More Money For Shoes

Uncensored Money Podcast 

To Be Magnetic with Lacy Phillips

Expanded Podcast 

Harpers Bazaar – 80 + Things to Do in Sydney

#22- The Broad Place is a school for creativity, clarity and consciousness, specializing in teaching ancient knowledge for modern living. Led by the most energetic, warm, and passionate leader, Jac, you can immerse yourself in one of her intensive meditation courses in the beautiful Broad Place Meditation space in Paddington, for daily independent meditation to achieve greater clarity of mind, increased creativity, better health and rest…

The Collective Hub – July 2017

“The Broad Place’s clients range from businessmen on their lunch breaks to creatives and visiting celebrities. “I’m
at times criticised for our incredibly enthusiastic approach to digital, but social media has been pivotal to growing our community,” says Jacqui…”

Designed By Life – May 2017

The Broad Place. Even the name resonates on a different frequency. I’ve been a long time reader of their blog and newsletters and it wasn’t a surprise when I found myself writing an email to Jacqui Lewis, the founder of the school. You can tell that Jacqui is passionate about what she does – I have watched her create a studio, events, retreats and regular meditation courses around Australia and the US with such dedication and tenacity that it would amaze even the biggest sceptic. Naturally, I wanted to come closer…

ENDPAIN – 2017

Jacqui Lewis and her partner Arran Russell are building an empire. Borne of their shared love for high design and an aim to educate around creativity, consciousness, and clarity, their school, The Broad Place, is helping modern professionals achieve greater balance in their lives. We spoke with Jacqui recently to learn more about The Broad Place and get her take on meditation, motherhood, and high-grade living…

Peppermint Magazine – 2017

“Jacqui Lewis and Arran Russell want people to think differently about meditation. After years of fast paced living, they set up Sydney based Vedic Meditation school. The Broad Place, giving students from all walks of life the tool and Ancient Knowledge for High Grade Living in a modern world.”

Our Newport – Summer Edition, 2017

“Palm Beach couple Jacqui Lewis and Arran Russell are a creative force to be reckoned with. Together they co-direct The Broad Place, a school for creativity and consciousness that also encompasses a range of lifestyle products based on Ayurvedic philosophy….”

Nourished Journal – Edition Four, 2017

“Grounding,” for me, is about being connected within to the earth and to nature. Grounding is about taking our heads out of the status quo of anxiety and frenetic overthinking, and being int he present moment…”

Gritty Pretty – November, 2015

Gritty explored the beauty benefits of meditation in this article with 5 steps to meditation