Sara Edwardson
Exercise Physiologist
BS in Exercise Science I Northwestern College

Sara, originally from northwest Iowa, received her bachelor’s in Exercise Science with an endorsement for coaching from Northwestern College, in Orange City, Iowa. She moved to Durham as an intern with Duke Health & Fitness Center in January of 2015 and never left! Upon graduating in May 2015, she became a full-time fitness employee at the Fitness Center.   Outside of teaching regular group exercise classes, Sara leads the Parkinson’s program, provides personal training and lifestyle counseling, and works with the EXTEND research study with the Duke Cancer Institute.


  • American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • American Heart Association - Basic Cardiac and Life Support

Special Interests

  • Women’s Health
  • Parkinson’s Exercise
  • Postural Restoration


Call 919-660-6810 or email