Faculty & Staff


Astrid Heidenreich

Academic Title: Contract Instructor 

M.Ed. Lakehead University
B.Ed., Brock University
BPHE., University of Ottawa

Contact Information 
Office: EL 3423 A
Phone: 403.440.6691
Email: aheidenreich@mtroyal.ca

Astrid earned her Bachelor of Physical and Health Education degree in Kinesiology from the University of Ottawa in 1989. She then pursued her Bachelor of Education from Brock University with a major in teaching Physical Education and a minor in French. After teaching for a couple of years in Ontario, Astrid pursued her Master's Degree in Education with a focus on curriculum studies.

Currently Astrid is teaching in the Department of Health and Physical Education, as well as in the Department of Education at Mount Royal University. Since graduating from Brock University in 1990, Astrid has been teaching Physical Education, French, and ESL at all levels however the majority of her career has been at the secondary school level. She taught in Ontario at a private day school for 2 years, before moving to Canmore, Alberta, where she has been teaching for the past 20 years.
Her pedagogical approach to instructing is grounded in her past experiences and ongoing commitment to professional development.

Community Service/Personal Interests: Astrid has been involved in the community as a volleyball coach, girls' rugby coach and as a JackRabbit Leader at the Canmore Nordic Centre. She is also currently a board member of the Canmore Illusions Gymnastics Club. She enjoys most athletic activities including triathlons. She has also run 2 marathons, but she is most avid about watching her son grow and being involved in his academic and athletic pursuits.