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Join the 21 day OMM challenge! Involving live morning guided meditations that go for 15 min. & cover x7 evidence-based techniques, in addition to the OMM practice & philosophy.

The Open Mind Meditation (OMM) 21-Day Challenge is for anyone who meditates consistently, right through to anyone who has never meditated before.


The guided meditations will include the following evidence based technique: Vipassana, Sahaja, Shamatha, Zen, Qigong, Transcendental and Mindfulness based meditation.


By the end of the challenge you can choose the techniques that most resonate with you and make them a part of your morning routine moving forward, to gain the long list of benefits that meditation has to offer!







To access the 21 day challenge, simply click on the buttons above/ below each morning at 8:30 am.


(If you experience any technical difficulties cut and paste the following link into your browser: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/638851408?pwd=bWo1cnlYMUpnRllTSlQrT2hRS0szZz09 )


Our founder and consistent meditator of 13+ years Paul Pitsaras, will be facilitating these guided sessions.

It's never been so important to give meditation a try and we invite you to embark on this 21 day challenge with us, so you can experience and gage the benefits of the OMM method for yourself!


Every Monday - 
7:40 am - 8:15 am
Start your week on the right foot with 'Monday Morning Rooftop Meditation' 
on Queen St. Mall.


Providing your mind, body and soul with a revitalised energy and perspective, the Open Mind Meditation (OMM) class is the perfect way to start your week!

This class has been designed for all meditation levels and backgrounds by our founder Paul, who has  been meditating consistently for thirteen years, has trained in Buddhist meditation techniques at the Chung Tian temple and has had articles published on mindfulness & meditation in Wellness Daily and other leading publications.



- What do I need to bring?

   Your body & an open mind. Yoga mats provided. Bottle of water is optional.

- What should I wear?

   Anything that allows you to sit and lie down comfortably.

- What if I haven't meditated before?

   The classes are designed for all levels and backgrounds, so not to worry.

- What does it cost?

   $10 per class.

- What if I'm running late?

The Capital Building (entry at 155, Queen St. Mall - the old Regents Theatre) doesn't open its doors until 9am, so Paul greets attendees at the door at 7:40am, before heading up to the rooftop together at 7:45am, after which, you won't be able to gain access to the building or the class.


“You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes every day – unless you're too busy; then you should sit for an hour.” 

– Zen Proverb.


3,155 Queen Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000​​

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The Open Mind Institute acknowledges the Jagera and Turrbul people as  the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which we now operate and pay our respects to their Elders; past, present,

and emerging. 


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