About Me

Avi Craimer is a modern day mystic, philosopher, meditation teacher and spiritual director. After earning two master’s degrees in philosophy from the University of British Columbia and Georgetown University, Avi completed his professional training in spiritual direction from the Transformational Arts College. Since then, Avi has helped clients of many different faith backgrounds and spiritual belief systems to establish or deepen life-enhancing spiritual practices. He is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Consciousness Explorers Club and currently serves on their executive board as the Director of Research and Education.

For his work as a post-religious spiritual director, Avi was awarded in 2015 with the New Contemplatives Prize by Spiritual Directors International. He has also been invited to deliver public lectures on spiritual practice at Consciousness Hackers Toronto and The Limmud Toronto Jewish Learning Conference. Avi has also taught meditation for young people, delivering an 8-week school based mindfulness curriculum for elementary school students based on his training in the Mindful Schools Curriculum.