Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Kolar (DNS)
A Developmental Kinesiology Approach

DNS Yoga Specific Rehabilitation Course Parts 1 and 2

October 6 - 9, 2018

4 - Day Course

Pre-requisite: DNS A or DNS Exercise 1 

Victoria, BC
Exact location TBA


Martina Jezkova, MPT


Michael Maxwell, DC

Course objectives:

Demonstrate the foundations of the basic principles of physiological movement through functional joint centration and their applications in asana practice.

Explore feet and hand support relationships, principles of skeletal symmetry, muscle balance/imbalance.

Demonstrate functional joint centration during static and dynamic loading.

Demonstrate working in open and closed kinetic chains.

Correcting dysfunctional patterns with coordinated co-contraction of antagonists. 

Demonstrate an understanding of indications, contraindications, and modifications for patients.

Practicing variations of Pranayama.

Foot mobilisations in supportiing function.

Isolated movement patterns of the hip in unloaded positions.

Flow Class.

Isolated movement patterns of the hip in loaded positions.

Rehabilitation Applications.

Transitions  in yoga asanas, linking developmental ontogenisis for hip mobility and stability.

Pranayama-Role of the lower abdominal wall.

Movement patterns of hip joint in differentiated and undifferentiated seated positions.

Muscle pulls relating to actions of the hip.

Isolated Hip Extension in yoga asanas.

Flow Class – review of movement patterns of the hip for mobility and stability.

Rehabilitative perspective of Pranayama.