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

DNS Foot, Ankle & Gait Course

June 3 - 4, 2023

2 - Day Course for students who have taken DNS Exercise I or Clinical Course A


Total Body Health
#103 - 5118 Cordova Bay Rd
Victoria, BC, V8Y 2K5


Robert Lardner, PT

Course Payment and Organization

DNS Canada

Course Objectives (Foot  & Ankle)

Developmental aspects & foot formation, influence of the CNS function on foot structural maturation

Foot biomechanics from the developmental perspective; stepping forward, supporting function, foot function during gait cycle

Foot and ankle functional evaluation from developmental perspective

Functional foot centration from the developmental perspective

DNS active exercise positions to centrate the foot and to coordinate muscles in foot region

Mobilization, relaxation and soft tissue techniques according to Lewit to normalize foot function

Foot awareness assessment and treatment (foot cortical representation training)

Typical chain reactions and types of musculoskeletal dysfunction resulting from foot dysfunction

Self treatment techniques for foot dysfunction


Course Objectives (Gait)

Improve attendee’s acumen for gait analysis.

Review the different phases of the gait cycle.

Review pertinent developmental kinesiology to the gait cycle.

Provide a detailed explanation of muscle kinematics of the foot and how it relates to stability, function and centration.

Learn to utilize gait analysis as the doorway into the overall function of the patient. Attendees of this course should expect to be able to identify proper functional tests to verify observational findings in the gait cycle.

Specific developmental exercises to address common functional and structural pathology affecting the gait cycle.

Review postural stabilization and the roll the diaphragm and respiration play in this essential attribute of function.

Overview of common pathology associated with the gait cycle.

Prague School Registration Fee

Targeted audience: Physical therapists, chiropractors, athletic trainers, coaches, body work therapists, exercise physiologists & kinesiologists who have taken DNS Exercise I or Clinical Course A.
Please contact the local organizer, if you are part of a group that is not listed above.
In your paypal registration, can you add PROFESSIONAL TITLE (DC, PT, MD etc)

Card payment

PS Registration Fee: 80 EUR

Prague School registration fee helps

to support DNS scientific activities,

to collect new video/photo material,

to develop the DNS handouts and publishing activities,

to present the DNS system at the scientific congresses, and

to present the DNS concept online.

It is not a payment for the course. Please contact the local organizer to secure your enrollment in the course and make sure that the course is not full, prior to paying Prague School registration fee. Once your PS fee is completed, your registration will automatically be sent to the course organizer. After that, payment of course fees can be made with the organizer. The organizer reserves the right to request proof of licensure.

The Prague School registration fee is non-refundable.

Without your online registration and PS fee payment you will not be permitted to attend any DNS course nor will you receive the Prague School Certificate of Attendance; thus you cannot take the DNS test and you will not be allowed to register for later advanced courses.

Thank you for your understanding

DNS Prague School Team

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