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Marie-Louise Roy : l'art de vivre en harmonie avec soi-même

Marie-Louise Roy: In Tune with the Inner Self

Case 9 99 2005 001
Languages : 
  • French,
  • English
  • Compétences,
  • Travail autonome et création d'entreprise,
  • Environnement,
  • Valeurs personnelles
  • Skills,
  • Self-employment and business creation,
  • Environment,
  • Values
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Depuis son plus jeune âge, Marie-Louise Roy déborde d'énergie et de créativité. Elle apprend à canaliser son énergie en participant à des ateliers de rebirth et elle creuse son arbre généalogique, non pas pour connaître ses ancêtres, mais pour découvrir les secrets de famille et comprendre qui elle "est vraiment". Sa créativité s'exprime aussi bien à travers la couture que l'architecture; c'est vers l'architecture qu'elle se tourne. Devenue architecte, elle travaille dans plusieurs bureaux. Ses projets l'intéressent; par contre, son environnement professionnel ne la satisfait toujours (l'architecture est essentiellement une profession dominée par des hommes). Lassée par certaines attitudes, elle se lance dans le travail autonome, crée sa pratique où architecture et urbanisme se marient avec environnement et aménagement. Mettant à profit son expérience dans le domaine de la thérapie psycho-corporelle, elle organise des ateliers où les participants apprennent à connaître leur être le plus profond. Au cours des dernières années, Marie-Louise Roy est parvenue à faire la synthèse entre sa créativité, sa spiritualité et sa profession. Ele publie (Paroles Angéliques) et elle compose car la musique s'est aussi installée dans sa vie.

Since childhood, Marie-Louise Roy has been known for her energy and creativity. Over the years, she learned to channel her energy by attending rebirthing workshops – she also researched her family tree, not to find out who her ancestors were, but to uncover what she describes as the “family secrets” and understand who she “really is.” As a student, she expressed her creativity through dressmaking, but it was to architecture, her long-standing passion, that she was drawn when selecting a career. After graduating, she worked for some well-known architectural firms, but despite interesting projects, found the workplace mentality in a male-dominated profession difficult to cope with. Weary of some of the attitudes she encountered, she launched her own practice based on an unusual combination of architecture, urban planning, environment, and development. She also decided to make use of her years of psycho-corporal therapeutic training and began offering workshops where participants could learn about their inner selves. Over the years, Marie-Louise has combined creativity, spirituality, and professional expertise. She is a published writer (Paroles Angéliques) and an accomplished musician with several CDs to her name.

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HEC Montréal
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Self-employed worker