DNS: 2-Day "Exercise 1" Course
Beach Cities Orthopedics ( B.C.O. )
Saturday-Sunday, May 19th-20th, 2018
12 hour course
( Meeting Times to be Announced )
Location: Beach Cities Orthopedics
2990 Lomita Boulevard, Suite B
Torrance, CA 90505
Please read before beginning your
3 Step registration process
Course Valued at $500
Now discounted to $400 for Healthcare Professionals & $350 for Students
(19th Annual ACA Rehab Council Educational Symposium discounts,
student discounts &/or late fees - after March 15th, 2018 - may apply)
+ €80/registrant fee for
Prague School course certification & emailed Course Notes.
Who is eligible to attend DNS: "Exercise 1" Course?
This course is designed for both licensed healthcare professionals (MD, ATC, LAc, RN, DC, PT, OT, DO, Etc.) & allied health professionals (personal trainers, pilates instructors, message therapists, etc.) In Addition, Students currently matriculating in any of the above clinical programs are eligible to attend & to register at a discounted student rate.
If you have any questions about course eligibility or other general questions,
please contact Dr. Morris at or fill out the "registration/contact" form below in the section for Step 1.
Complete & submit the registration form below.
Select the appropriate payment option in the section below or
contact us to see if you qualify for Student Rates.
What are the current course payment options?
"Healthcare Professional Rate" @ $400.00 USD
or use our registration/contact us form to inquire about eligibility for the
"Student Rate (Clinical Student)" @ $350.00 USD
*Please note a late fee payment option will be available
if your payment is made after March 15, 2017*
Follow the link provided below to the Prague School Website to Register
& pay the €80/registrant fee for course certification to finalize your registration.
Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) is a leading rehabilitation approach that has evolved from the world famous Prague School of Rehabilitation at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
DNS has taken the rehab world by storm over the past decade!! DNS clinicians in all aspects of clinical and sports rehabilitation have taken courses all over the world and are applying DNS principles in every imaginable venue.
Dr. Craig Morris has studied at the Prague School for almost 25 years and is one of three original DNS international instructors since 2008. At the turn of the century, he would travel to Prague to study independently study with the Professors’ (the late) Karel Lewit, (The late) Vladimir Janda and Pavel Kolar. His 2004 Los Angeles area course introducing leading rehab clinicians to Professor Pavel Kolar provided a key boost for what would later be called “The DNS Movement”. He has utilized the brilliant work of Kolar on a daily basis for more than a decade, both in his clinic, in his DNS courses, and on professional athletes around the world.
At the completion of the course, the attendee will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles of developmental kinesiology. Development during the first year of life: stabilization of the spine in the sagittal plane, development of the phasic movements coupled with trunk rotation. Spontaneous motor patterns during first year of life.
Describe the relationship between development during the first year of life and pathology of the locomotor system in adulthood. Posture will be discussed from a developmental point of view.
Evaluate and correct poor respiratory patterns
New terminology such as functional joint ‘centration’ and ‘decentration’, stabilization, punctum fixum, punctum mobile and the integrated stabilizing system of the spine.
Demonstrate an understanding of the most important principles of developmental kinesiology: locomotor patterns - stepping and support function and stimulation zones
Assess the deep spinal stabilizing system and utilize the most important techniques used in the treatment of the deep stabilizing system of the spine based on the principles of developmental kinesiology.
Craig E. Morris, D.C., DACRB studied extensively with the late Professor’s Karel Lewit and Vladimir Janda of the Department of Rehabilitation and Manual Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
In addition, Dr. Morris studied with Professor Pavel Kolar individually and in organized courses in Europe and North America for over a decade and utilize these approaches in their clinical practices.
Dr. Morris is one of the original five clinicians from around the world, and the first Doctor of Chiropractic in North America, to become a certified instructor in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Kolar.
In addition to several peer-reviewed journal publications, Dr. Morris is the editor of the text, “Low Back Syndromes, Integrated Clinical Management” (McGraw-Hill Publishers), a leading multidisciplinary text for the management of low back disorders.