DUKE CENTER FOR LIVING AT FEARRINGTON Health and Fitness Center
A balanced life is key to having optimal health and well-being. That's the philosophy behind The Duke Center for Living at Fearrington. We are dedicated to helping men and women make positive, healthy and lasting lifestyle changes. But more than machines or equipment, this is about giving the body, mind and spirit time to recharge. So we offer a variety of fitness programs and membership options to meet each individual's needs.
We're more than a gym!
The Duke Center for Living Health and Fitness Center at Fearrington is one of the few area fitness centers specializing in medically-based wellness programs. Our schedule boasts a full spectrum of services. We are here to work with people of all ages, seven days a week. Whether your favorite activity is to hike, bike, golf or play with your grandchildren, you want to be healthy and strong enough to do the things you love. That’s what living better is all about. And at The Duke Center for Living at Fearrington, we have a variety of ways to help you stay in the best possible shape.
Our health and fitness center offers:
- state-of-the-art exercise equipment
- a heated pool
- cushioned indoor track
- a professional and caring staff
- outstanding fitness programs
No matter what your level of fitness, we can help you get more out of life. So give us a call or come by today and start feeling better—and living better—now!
Free Fitness Clinics!
Fitness Clinics are 30-minute informative sessions (except where otherwise noted) on a wide range of health and fitness-related topics. Space is limited – registration is required. Call DCFL at 919-545-2133 or stop by Member Services to register. These clinics are free and open to everyone - members and non-members - so bring a friend!
Strength Training and Weight Loss
Monday, February 8th, 2:30pm
When it comes to weight loss, there are an endless amount of fad diets and exercise equipment with miracle claims. The hard truth is that weight loss requires work and consistency with how you eat and exercise. This clinic will discuss the importance of strength training as a fat loss strategy, and how you can incorporate it effectively into your workout routine.
Sitting Meditation Practice
Thursday, February 18th, 1:30pm
Sitting meditation is a practice that, in the mind, calms delusive thoughts and manifests a tranquil state. Participants will learn how they can create a simple meditation practice at home. No experience necessary, all are welcome.
Thursday, February 25th, 1:30pm
The sciatic nerve travels from your spinal cord down to your buttocks and hips and extend down to the back of your legs. Common symptoms of sciatica include intense shooting pain that travels from your spine to your leg that can last for several weeks to months before it subsides. Learn some exercise related options for managing sciatica in this clinic.