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.
“The average adult has 90,000 thoughts every single day, with each one generating a response of some kind in the body. If you combine that with our coffee-chugging, scrolling-frenzied daily grind, it’s no wonder we humans are lacking the chill-factor.”
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…
The uber cool Free + Native blog, a Modern Guide for Holistic Living based in LA featured The Broad Place’s adventure in California in their April Journal post.
“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…”
“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….”
“It’s important to be careful about our language – we all love to use words like ‘busy’ and ‘under the pump’; but using this sort of language creates stress-related hormones that impact on the body”.
“Creative thinking is hindered by lots of adrenaline, cortisol and stress in our systems, so once we clear that out, creativity naturally increases.”
“Long gone are the days where kids used to kick around on BMXs all weekend and come home scratched and dirty for meal times. Now many children have mobile phones, are doing homework on their MacBook Airs and communicating with friends over text. We live in different times, and more than ever kids need relevant, easy tools in which to cope. Which is where meditation comes in.”
“I believe the key is to keep the wonder, to keep the awe; to keep open and broad and expansive. To take nothing for granted in day-to-day living. I don’t mean in a ‘wow, isn’t life beautiful?’ fake happy way. That doesn’t last. I mean in a deep resonation with every little thing at home and at work. “
Gritty explored the beauty benefits of meditation in this article with 5 steps to meditation