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Instructor: Robert Lardner, PT


Dates: Nov.18-20, 2023



Location: Evolve Massage College

5th Floor - Clarion Hotel

1445 Portage Ave,

Winnipeg, MB

R3G 3P4


For more about Robert Lardner, click here

Pre-requistes for this course are: MD, DO, D.O.M.P, PT, DC, OT, AT, RN, RMT

This Course is great for any rehabilitation setting.  It gives you tools for assessment, treatment, rehabilitation tools for patients/clients and understanding the body in a different way.  Great compliment to any manual therapy practice.

Course Objectives

  • Improve understanding of the basic principles of developmental kinesiology with an emphasis on development during the first year of life

  • Identify and describe key milestones in human development

  • Introduce the three level of sensorimotor control in functional assessment and treatment

  • Demonstrate the relationship between development during the first year of life and pathology of the locomotor system in adulthood

  • Introduce new terminology pertinent to rehabilitation such as functional joint centration, punctum fixum, punctum mobile and the integrated stabilizing system of the spine

  • Define ideal postural stabilization from a developmental perspective: intra-abdominal pressure regulation, dual role of the diaphragm in stabilization and respiration, stabilization via co-contraction

  • Identify common stereotypes of faulty postural stabilization (“open scissors syndrome”, forward drown posture, backward drown posture, “hour glass syndrome”)

  • Explain and demonstrate biomechanics of undifferentiated, ipsilateral and contralateral postural-locomotion patterns; closed and opened kinematic chains, stepping forward and supporting function

  • Evaluate and correct poor respiratory patterns

  • Demonstrate the correlation between poor respiration patterns and functional pathology of the locomotor system

  • Assess the integrated stabilizing system of the spine both visually and utilizing dynamic functional tests

  • Integrate corrective exercises based on the DNS functional tests and developmental positions: exercise in undifferentiated static positions; position transfer during locomotor function; exercise progression using unstable surfaces; increased difficulty of the exercises utilizing resistance, dual tasking and other challenges

  • Clarify how DNS corrective exercises can integrate with other exercise strategies

  • Cover the basics of application of DNS concept in sport training

  • Provide basic clinical management explanation for clinicians to better integrate the DNS approach in their regular practice, including patient education

  • Optimally prepare students for the next level of training (Course “B”)


For the course details please click here

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

100% refund will be provided up to 30 days before the 1st day of the course (less a $50 non-refundable registration fee)

75% refund will be provided up to 15 days before the 1st day of the course (less a $50 non-refundable registration fee)

50% refund will be provided up to 7 days before the 1st day of the course (less a $50 non-refundable registration fee)

No refunds will be provided within 6 days prior to the 1st day of the course.

Any refunds provided will be paid in the same method of the original payment.

**The Prague school registration is non-refundable**

Regular Price: $995 (plus GST)

Early Bird Price: $895(plus GST)  Until May 1, 2023

If not enough participants are registered then the course will unfortunately have to be cancelled due to lack of participation.  If we have to cancel there will be full refunds minus the $50 non-refundable registration fee.

Three Step Process for registration and payment

Step 1 Register 














Step 2  - Pay for the course (PayPal Transactions will show up as Doniri Investments)


Step 3: Prague School Registration fee $80 Euro (non-refundable)

Register for DNS A


Thanks for registering for DNS A. See you there!

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