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Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Exercise/Sport Course Part 1

March 24-25, 2018

San Diego, California 

3 spots left!!! Please contact the organizer [email protected] If you would like to attend. 

This course is designed to introduce DNS principles as it relates to exercise and fitness training. It will also cover DNS assessment and active exercises in the clinical setting. Thus, helping the clinician and movement specialist work together to attain optimal results for their patients and clients. 

Target audience: Chiropractors, Osteopaths, PT's, ATC's, Acupuncturist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist, coaches, body work therapists, exercise physiologists & kinesiologists, Movement specialist (Dance,Yoga, Pilates, Gyrotonics instructors).

Course Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of developmental kinesiology. 

  2. Describe the relationship between development during the first year of life and dysfunction of the locomotor system in adulthood.

  3. Discuss and demonstrate the basis of human movement: support, stepping forward, the biomechanics of motor function, the verticalization process & functional joint centration in postural development.

  4. Evaluate and correct poor respiratory patterns.

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

  6. Integrate corrective exercises based on the DNS functional tests and developmental positions in supine, prone, low kneeling, oblique sit, and quadruped global movements.

  7. Demonstrate how DNS corrective exercises can be integrated with other exercise strategies.


Broadway Athletic and Swim Club

501 West Broadway, Rooftop Deck

San Diego, CA 92101

Validating Parking Included in Course

Course Hours:

Saturday 9am-5pm

Sunday 9am-5pm


Michael Rintala, D.C.

Contact Organizers:

Michael Rintala, D.C.:  http://[email protected]

Course Fee's and Registration Instructions:  

The course fee is: $525

Student course fee is $425

Audit price availability ($265) for those that have taken DNS Exercise 1 before. Please contact the course organizer

DNS Course Payment

*In addition, there is a fee of 80 Euros (~85 US dollars) for the Prague School, which goes towards research. You MUST sign-up on the Prague School website first. Follow the link below:


*Payment in full is required to reserve a space.

Hotel/Housing Recommendations:

Downtown San Diego has a plethora of hotel and restaurant choices that are walking distance from the course facility. 

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