Fitness

A man and a woman stand on one leg and stretch in the dancer pose during a yoga class m
Two people do the dancer pose in a yoga class.

Bryan Williams, M.D. Student Center fitness programs provide a variety of courses and services to our members and guests. Cardio, strength, and mind-body courses are offered on an unlimited basis to all members of the Student Center. No prior registration is necessary – simply arrive a few minutes before the scheduled class time to participate.

Class Descriptions

  • Cycling

    Participants will enjoy a challenging and authentic cycling ride. With driving music and great drills, the outdoor cycling experience comes indoors. Class size is limited by the six bikes we have available. Newcomers are welcome! The classes are designed so first timers can participate at their own pace until they get comfortable with the programs.

    To reserve a spot, call or stop by the Student Center front desk the day of the class. (214) 648-3578

  • HIIT

    High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): A total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts.

  • Operation: Sweat

    Come to Operation: Sweat to mix up your routine and challenge yourself! Each class will have a different style of workout, such as Tabata, circuit training, or stations. Cardio and strength training are incorporated to give you a full body workout.

    Equipment needed: a mat and some weights – whether those are actual dumbbells or home weight substitutions like canned products, a textbook, bottle of water, or a bottle of laundry detergent.

  • Pilates

    Lengthen your muscles and refresh your mind in this traditional mat-based class. A focus on alignment, core strength, and breath work will keep you challenged and coming back for more.

  • Total Body Tabata

    Get fitter faster with Total Body Tabata™ High Intensity Interval Training! This exercise strategy alternates between 20 second microbursts of exercise followed by 10 second recovery periods that will improve your anaerobic and aerobic capacities. TBT™ HiiT utilizes a combination of strength and cardio training to leave you burning calories for up to 12 hours post exercise.

  • Vinyasa Yoga

    Vinyasa Flow is a faster-paced style of yoga meant to raise your heart rate while building strength, flexibility and balance. Traditional poses are done in sequences, moving with your breath. Modifications and props are often used to allow all practitioners to experience the mental and physical benefits of the poses. All levels are welcome – especially beginners!

  • Yoga Break

    Poses for office workers and studying students. Suffering from a sore lower back or other common ailments from desk work? This class will focus on shoulders, knees, quadriceps and hip flexors.

    Equipment suggested: one or two yoga mats, sturdy chair
    Optional: yoga blocks, strap or belt, blankets or beach towels

Membership

Dr. David Scott Miller takes in a yoga class
Dr. David Scott Miller takes in a yoga class

Students enjoy unlimited access to all the events, programs, and facilities offered by the Bryan Williams, M.D. Student Center. Your student service fee qualifies you for membership status. The Student Center is conveniently located on the South Campus (building MA). Members have access to all Student Center facilities as well as unlimited access to all fitness programs offered.

Not sure if you’re a member? Want more information on Student Center rules and guidelines? Looking for a day pass for a friend? Visit the membership page for more information.