Start date
18 November, 2017
End date
19 November, 2017

DNS: Exercise Part 1 – Vancouver 2017

With Brett Winchester, DC

About the Presenter

Brett Winchester received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan College of Chiropractic.

Brett is currently a member of the Logan College of Chiropractic faculty, developing and instructing Logan’s advanced biomechanics course. He also lectures across the globe on various manual medicine topics, including manipulation, mobilization and rehabilitation.  Brett’s lectures have been well received by chiropractors, physical therapists and osteopaths.  His instruction centers on integrating manual treatment with active self-care.

Brett’s private practice, Winchester-Hilgefort Spine and Joint Center located outside St. Louis, Missouri, established its reputation on evidence-based care for diverse patient populations including professional athletes, occupational athletes, pediatrics and geriatrics.

DNS has played an integral role in Dr. Winchester’s practice and treatment approach.

DNS Exercise Course for Health Care & Exercise Professionals

This course is designed to introduce DNS principles as it relates to exercise and fitness training.

Target audience: Clinicians,  trainers, coaches, body work therapists, exercise physiologists & kinesiologists. Please contact the local organizer if you are part of a group that is not listed.

Professor Pavel Kolar, PhD

Postural and Anatomical Premises for Performance and Prevention of Movement Dysfunctions

Prague, May 25, 2015

About DNS

The “Prague School” of Rehabilitation and Manual Medicine was established by key neurologists/physiatrists, all of whom were giants in the 20th Century rehabilitation movement: Professors’ Vaclav Vojta, Karel Lewit, Vladimir Janda, and Frantisek Vele.

Based upon the groundbreaking neurodevelopmental and rehabilitation principles described by these mentors, Pavel Kolar has organized the next generation of clinical protocols that are designed to restore and stabilize locomotor function. This new rehabilitation approach is called Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS).

The nervous system establishes programs that control human posture, movement and gait. This ‘motor control’ is largely established during the first critical years of life. Therefore, the “Prague School” emphasizes neurodevelopmental aspects of motor control in order to assess and restore dysfunction of the locomotor system and associated syndromes.

Course Objectives

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

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

·       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.

·       Evaluate and correct poor respiratory patterns.

·       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 in supine, prone, low kneeling, oblique sit, and quadruped global movements.

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


November 18-19, 2017

Saturday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday: 8:00am - 5:00pm


Vancouver, British Columbia




(Greater Vancouver Area)

Additional Information

Notes will be distributed electronically 1 week prior to the course.

A Certificate of ATTENDANCE will be awarded by local instructor

Registration price includes Prague School Fee, a value of $80 Euro.


Early Bird Pricing Prior to October 18th, 2017


Event Cost
Registration price includes Prague School Fee, a value of $80 Euro.  $595.00 Early Bird Pricing Prior to October 18th, 2017
In person

Vancouver CA-BC

This course is not provided through PABC. If you have any questions, please contact the private organizer.