Come and experience the “real McCoy” of down-to-earth, accessible and transformative mindfulness courses with Openground.

We offer foundational training to get you started, ongoing practice groups and advanced graduate courses to help sustain and develop your skills.

Foundational Courses

Distance mindfulness training

A distance course with a difference.

We offer Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction by Distance Education and we think you will find it quite different to other online options. We believe that mindfulness training is not well-served by a "one size fits all" online model and is best done through a relationship with a teacher.
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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Break cycles of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction brings the principles of mindfulness meditation into everyday life by teaching specific skills and practices that can be incorporated into daily life to help break cycles of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion.
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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Getting unstuck from depression and anxiety

MBCT is an adaptation of MBSR and focuses on specific patterns of negative thinking that people with depression and anxiety are vulnerable to. With help from the teacher, the group and the mindfulness training, you will develop proactive ways of getting unstuck from old patterns of relating to yourself, your energy, work and other people.
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Positive Neuroplasticity Training

Building healthier, stronger, wiser minds

We are delighted to again host the renowned neuro-psychologist and long-time Buddhist practitioner Dr Rick Hanson to Australia in 2018. He will be offering his accessible and engaging experiential trainings for the general public, as well as presenting a the inaugural Australian Meditation conference.
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Graduate Courses

Living with Wisdom and Compassion

An eight-week program for deepening your mindfulness journey

This program will revitalise your mindfulness practice, stimulate your curiosity about your inner life and build skills and practices which can be transformative within yourself and in relationships with others.
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Mindfulness Practice Groups

Rest and renew in good company

It can be hard to keep up a regular mindfulness practice by yourself! There are different options available in different states.
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