Become a Franklin Method
Lower Back Fascia Trainer!

Understand. Embody. Teach.

Deep knowledge of the lower back fascia for your teaching repertoire! 

3 days of lower back embodiment with Eric Franklin
on March 10th – 12th, 2023!

Take your skills to the next level. 

Our Franklin Method Lower Back Fascia Trainer certification is packed with new knowledge and insights as well as a range of innovative techniques and approaches to add to your educational toolbox. This course will show you how to complement your teaching with the proven benefits of Dynamic Neurocognitive Imagery (DNI™).

Improve your own well-being and that of your students and patients, tangibly enhance your fitness level and pass on your newly acquired knowledge to others as an expert in the field. Knowledge of this crucial area of fascia will add variety to your teaching – your students will be amazed!


Boost your career prospects.

Whether you’re a physical therapist, movement educator or yoga, Pilates, sports or dance teacher – this is the training for you. It represents a great opportunity to improve both didactically and methodologically. This 3-day “Fascia of the Lower Back” training is also an ideal entry point to the world of the Franklin Method – not least as many people are now realizing the importance of the fascia for wellbeing.

Reduce your risk of injury.

You will learn the vital role embodiment plays in the lower back – and how bodily movements, emotions and thoughts interact. The training also reveals how to specifically train your fascia and in doing so get to grips with your own tension and back issues as well as equip you to deal with those of your students and patients.

Certified for 11 CECs by the
National Pilates Certification Program (NPCP)!

Effective embodiment tools to finally get tension and back issues under control.


Content & description

In this course, you will learn about the many layers within and connections between lower back fascia – in a clear and practice-driven way. We will experience the surface fascia, the deep muscle fascia as well as the organ fascia. You will also learn to activate the muscles, fascia and organs as one using innovative, evidence-based and game-changing exercises.

  • Release lower back tension & unlock movement potential.
  • Train fascia for strength, resilience & optimal function.
  • Teach the art & science of correct cueing using fascial slings & dynamic exercises.
  • Improve your teaching techniques for enhanced results with your students & a greater sense of ease in your own body.
  • Understand and communicate the science underlying your expertise.
  • Add the fastest, most effective training methods for fascia health to your practice and educational toolbox


The training at a glance

3-day LIVE online training with Eric Franklin
7 days of access to the class replay for reviewing and cementing the content
Q&A and practice sessions with our Institute’s Master Teachers
Certification as a Franklin Method Fascia Trainer for the Lower Back
Course certified for 11 CECs from the National Pilates Certification Program (NPCP)
Access to a Student Resource Page, including preparatory video modules *required*:

  • Introduction to Anatomy – Webinar Replay
  • Embodiment of the Fascia – Webinar Replay
  • Advanced Fascia Workshop: Master your Lower Back

Original Franklin Method fascia poster set to print for your courses
“Lower back fascia” Training Manual in PDF format
100% online: Double the savings – receive your certification in less time & no costs for travel and accommodation

On graduation, you will receive a license which entitles you to use the knowledge acquired in your own teaching. In other words, this training enables you to add elements of the Franklin Method to your workshops and teaching, and offer your own workshops for “Franklin Method: Dynamic Lower Back Fascia”.

The course fee includes a license up to the end of 2024, so your license would only have to be renewed from January 2025. You can view and sign the training and licensing agreement here.

Important: This is a LIVE online training – please join us live as you would for a class “in person”! However, you will have the chance to review the live class replay for a 7-day period after the event.

Please note: It is important that you treat this course like a live “in person” course – live attendance is mandatory for your certification. Eric’s teaching sessions will be available as a replay for review for a period of 7 days after the live event. The Master Teacher Q&A and practice sessions will be available to you indefinitely as a replay after the live event. If you have any questions about this, please feel free to reach out to us.

This course is geared towards both beginners and advanced learners, and is intended for anyone that wants to cement and expand their knowledge of the fascia and muscles of the back.

After receipt of the complete tuition fee and reaching the minimum number of participants, you will receive access to the online workshops & webinar replays intended to prepare you for the 3-day online training course.

*Attention: Completing these preparatory courses is required, as you will have to complete a simple online test before attending the live webinar.* All the information about these tests will be sent closer to the training dates!

Important prerequisites for participation:

  • 1 Franklin Ball Set (any) and 1 Franklin Band (not included in the price) are essential. See where you can purchase your equipment here.
  • A computer, stable internet access, a webcam and microphone.
  • Comfortable clothing, pen and paper.

Available worldwide!

Thanks to the live streaming format of this course, you can learn and interact with Eric Franklin no matter where you live. If you live in a time zone that makes live attendance difficult, replays can be provided on request. All students receive 7 days of replay access to review the content.

Tools of the trade

On top of the anatomical content, there’s a strong focus on making you a better teacher. You’ll gain practical techniques to make classes more effective and fun, and even explanations on how to successfully teach online.

Peer learning & mentors

The course includes group sessions with licensed Franklin Method faculty mentors. You receive practical advice and Q&As. We also harness the power of peer learning in teach-back sessions.

Bonus content and courses

As soon as you are enrolled, you’ll get instant access to hours of preparatory video content*:

  • Introduction to Anatomy
  • Embodiment of the Fascia
  • Advanced Fascia Workshop: Master your Lower Back

Dynamic Neurocognitive Imagery (DNI)™ forms the backbone of the Franklin Method – this is the use of dynamic mental imagery to support the development of healthy physical function, strength, mobility and coordination.


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