Parkinson's disease group exercise class

This 45-minute class meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for an eight-week period. Class size is limited to 10 participants, and all participants must have a physician's clearance prior to the class starting.

The class uses functional training and Tai Chi with a focus on balance exercises to improve posture and stability, and stretching to increase flexibility. A variety of equipment such as weighted bars, free weights, medicine balls, resistance bands, and body weight will be used. 

Registration is required. To register, please call 919-660-6660.

Duke Health and Fitness Center's Parkinson's program was recently highlighted on CNN: