Core Stability of the Lower Back Course

Core Stability of the Lower Back

When you stand, walk, lift or do any other activity, your core is working. Your core is a group of muscles that helps stabilize your body. Stronger core muscles can also help you recover faster after training or an injury by reducing your risk of re-injury. Challenging your core with exercises is an excellent way to improve strength and stability. A strong and stable core will also help you prevent injury in many sports and in everyday life.

Course Description:

lowerbackThe number one complaint that fitness & rehabilitation professionals hear during their first meeting with a client is back pain. In this four-hour course you will learn how to design an effective exercise program to help your client build a strong, healthy lower back. In this practical and hands-on course, you will learn the functional anatomy of the lower back, stretching exercises that, decrease stress on the back and strengthening exercises to improve back health. Exercises will be demonstrated and practiced during this session, providing you with material to assist your clients in improving their lower back fitness, balance, movement, strength, and core stability.

Course Objectives:

  • Functional anatomy of the lower back
  • Cardiovascular exercises and their effect on the back
  • Quick, simple stretching programs that decrease stress on the back
  • Equipment-free exercises that challenge the musculature of the lower back while decreasing stress on the spine
  • Gym exercises that help build a strong back
LOCATION: Douglas College (Royal Ave & 8th St) – New Westminster, BC
ROOM: 1630
DATES: Sunday, October 21, 2012 – 1:15 pm to 5:30 pm (4 contact hours)**  Please note, the next time this course will be offered is 2013 **

Course Fee

  • $97 plus HST – pre-registration, prior to October 14
  • $127 plus HST – late registration, The course is on October 15
  • Course fee includes comprehensive and detailed course manual.

About the Presenter:

Rick Kaselj – MS, BSc, PK, CPT, CEP, CES


Rick Kaselj specializes in exercise rehabilitation, post-rehab, active rehabilitation, therapy, and corrective exercise. He works in one-on-one and group rehabilitation settings, training injured people who have been at work, in car accidents, and during sports activities. His clients and group exercise participants include a wide variety of individuals from healthy and special populations. Rick has given over 233 presentations to 4,531 fitness professionals and consumers across Canada while working in rehabilitation centers, physiotherapy clinics, fitness clubs, and personal training studios. Rick recently completed his Masters of Science degree focusing on corrective and therapeutic exercises for the rotator cuff. To reach Rick or learn about his exercise rehabilitation courses, please visit


  • 8:45 am – 10:00 am
  • 10:00 am-11:00 am
  • 11:00 am – 11:15 am
  • 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
  • 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
** Participants – if you have your yoga/stretch mat and foam roller, please bring them to class.

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Rick Kaselj, MS

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