Patrice Aubertin




Mr. Patrice Aubertin is Director of Research and Teacher Training Programs at the National Circus School (NCS) in Montréal, Canada, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Circus Arts. His innovation and research interests focus on the social and physical impacts of circus arts practice in youth, circus arts pedagogy as well as creative-research, dramaturgy and creativity. Prior to his work at NSC, Mr. Aubertin worked at Cirque du Soleil for 10 years as acrobatic coach, artists’ training senior coordinator and Director of Research and Development- New creation projects.

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Mar 1st 2017

Learn from leading global experts about the benefits of physical activity and how to prevent and treat injuries. This health course will show you why exercise is a fundamental component of a healthy lifestyle. Exercise is more than just an “art of converting big meals and fattening snacks into back strains and pulled muscles by lifting heavy things that don’t need to be moved, or running when no one is chasing you.” (Anonymous quote) Our bodies evolved to move over several millennia.

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Feb 25th 2015

This course examines the benefits of physical activity, how to prevent injuries, and what to do when injuries occur. The course will include content from leading international experts in multiple fields related to the science of exercise.

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