Course curriculum

  • 01

    Instructions for this course

    • How to use this course

  • 02

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from your instructor

    • Welcome!

    • Legal Stuff - A MUST READ!

    • Do I Have Persistent Pain?

    • The Blame Game

  • 03

    Let's get started!

    • Before You Begin...

    • Persistent Pain Explained

    • How Do You Feel About Your Pain Experience?

    • Strategies

    • Daily Health Journal

    • Daily Health Journal - Downloadable

  • 04

    Movement Strategies

    • SAS - Self-Assisted Stretch to Free Fascia

    • QiGong (source: Holden QiGong)

    • Qi Gong Introduction to Movements

    • Introduction to Ai Chi

  • 05

    Next Steps...

    • More Resources and Links

Connie Jasinskas, M.Sc.

Instructor Bio:

Quote: “We care about every participant we teach, and we care about YOU, their instructor. By offering research-based, high quality training, our goal is joyful improvement and better health through movement.”

Connie Jasinskas brings over 30 years of experience, passion and humour to her work as an international health and fitness educator. She is a popular author, conference presenter and speaker, as well as an award-winning innovator in therapeutic aquatics.

In 2011, Connie created the AQX aqua fitness leadership training and certification program, offering facilities the opportunity to train and certify aqua fitness staff in-house. Now available in 5 Canadian provinces, and Iqaluit, Nunavut, AQX training is highly respected for providing practical, affordable excellence in aqua fitness leadership.

AQX training courses and programs are constantly expanding and adapting to instructor needs. The following specialty courses are now available through AQX: AquaBility (gentle aqua fitness), AQXonFloats (floating fitness classes), AquaNatal, AquaTots, AquaStrength, Apah Aquatic Yoga, and AquaCycling are all specialty certification courses with the AQX program.

To adapt to global need, our specialty programs are available through a combination of on-line, virtual, and on-site training.

At home in Cambridge, Canada, Connie provides therapeutic aquatic exercise, pain education programs, OsteoFit classes, Training for Trainers, and instructor certification in a variety of specialties. She is a faculty member of ATRI - Aquatic Therapy Rehab Institute. Connie's depth of experience and enthusiastic approach to active learning have delighted learners on four continents and in numerous countries.

Education: H.B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Sc. (Exercise Physiology)

Qualifications: Certified Exercise Physiologist, Aquatic and Rehab Specialist

Proprietor: For the Love of Fit (

AquaStretch™ Author and Facilitator-Trainer (

Author, Master Trainer: AQX Leadership Excellence Course, AQX Training for Trainers; AquaBility, and AquaNatal; co-author of AQXonFloats, AquaCycling and AquaTots Leadership Training and Certification courses

ATRI Faculty ( Tsunami Spirit Award winner (2014) for innovation in aquatic therapy and rehabilitation

Let's Connect: Linkedin: Connie.Jasinskas

Twitter: @conniejasinskas





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Connie Jasinskas

AQX Founder, Master Trainer