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A Message from our Director,

"Thank you for visiting the MUSC Wellness Center website. Anyone can join the Wellness Center so please come visit and tour our 80,000 square foot facility. We will be happy to help you process a membership or a guest visit. You will be amazed at our beautiful facility and dedicated staff of health professionals.

For existing members, this website provides schedule updates, new program information, a member account that will allow you to update your membership information, and our convenient on-line registry for services and programs. 

If you are interested in becoming a member, please take a look at our group classes, specialized services, and comprehensive programs. We were voted “Best Health Club” in Charleston for the third year in a row. We are open over 100 hours per week, have over 80 free group exercise classes which include group cycle, yoga, Pilates, barre, Zumba®, Urban Dance, Tae Bo® and many others. We have a beautiful junior Olympic size pool, racquetball, squash, a basketball gymnasium, tennis courts, and all of the weight equipment and cardio equipment you could ever want!

Our personal training program includes healthy aging, disease management, post-rehab, and excellent instruction on how to maximize your time and reach your fitness and wellness goals.

Pilates Place Studio at MUSC is located in the Wellness Center and features new Pilates reformers and towers with training offered by some of the most experienced Pilates trainers in Charleston. MUSC prices are the most affordable in Charleston. Once you experience Pilates Place at MUSC, you will never go anywhere else!

We also have excellent health coaching, nutritional counseling, massage therapy, and specialized programs. Our overweight, obesity, and chronic disease program has won two national awards.

The Wellness Center takes pride in building health communities with a focus on preventative health, exercise and nutrition intervention, and effective behavior change strategies.   

Yours in health,

Janis Newton

Director, MUSC Wellness Center


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Business office
Janis Newton - Director(843) 792-2533
Benita Shaw - Assistant to the Director and Member Services(843) 792-9001
Martha Lipton - Member Accounts(843) 792-6751
Jim Tomsic - Facility Director(843) 792-5485
Tim Fulton - Business Operations(843) 792-5666
Tatiana Baier - Program Director(843) 792-4141
James Johnson - Group Ex and Fitness Director(843) 792-7141
Alicia O' Connor - Personal Training Director(843) 792-1494
Information Desks
Membership Information(843) 792-5757
Free Weight Desk(843) 792-5754
Cardiovascular Arena Desk(843) 792-5753


Nutrition Services(843) 792-4141
Health Coaching(843) 792-4141
Personal Training(843) 792-1494
Post Rehab Fitness Training(843) 792-1494
InBody and Fitness Testing Lab(843) 792-1494
Pilates Studio(843) 792-5757
Court Reservations(843) 792-5753
Group Exercise(843) 792-5757

Youth Camps/Programs

Youth Programs Office(843) 792-0767
Nursery(843) 792-6417


Pool Hotline(843) 792-5070
Group Exercise Hotline(843) 792-1649


Policies and Procedures


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MUSC Wellness Center
45 Courtenay Drive
MSC 976
Charleston, SC 29425
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