Ava MacLean

Ava is a dedicated meditator, nature enthusiast and overall lover of life. As a student of renown Dharma teachers, Qapel and Catherine Sensei, Ava is dedicated to improving the health of our planet and all who inhabit it.

After several years of working directly with Qapel and Sensei on her own shadow integration, Ava is able to meet people in their areas of biggest vulnerability, hurt and shame with a grounded sense of compassion, understanding and playfulness.

This journey beckons to each of us, and within the journey lie all of our dreams, dreams of freedom, to become all we are meant to be. And then some."

-Qapel & Sensei, Wasteland to Pureland: Reflections on the Path to Awakening


Certified Somatic Sex Educator – Institute for the Study of Somatic Sex Education

B.A. Professional Communications – Royal Roads University*

B.A. Psychology – Trinity Western University

*Recipient of the Chancellor’s Award & President’s Scholar Award for outstanding academic achievement.


Your most consistent sex will be your love affair with yourself."

-Betty Dodson


Since 2016, Ava has lived and studied at Clear Sky Meditation Center, spending over one-month in retreat each year.

Located in the B.C. Rocky Mountains, Clear Sky is home to an international group of meditation practitioners who have dedicated their lives to benefitting all beings.

Clear Sky is available for personal and group meditation retreats and operates on a quadruple bottom line of spiritual, environmental, social and financial generativity.