President, Club Division

The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa

Cher Harris

Cher Harris serves as the President of the Club Division for The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa and currently oversees The Houstonian Club and Trellis Spa.

Cher joined the Houstonian Club as fitness director in 2007, and then served as assistant general manager for 10 years before being named General Manager in 2017 and then the President of the Club Division in October of 2021. She has over 25 years of club leadership experience, providing direction for managers, trainers, instructors, therapists, racquet sports professionals, dieticians, locker room staff, accountants, engineers, HR, and IT personnel in large fitness facilities around the country. She has a master’s degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University and is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist.

Cher says her fitness philosophy variety is the spice of life. She currently loves to strength train, participate in yoga, hike, and mountain biking. She believes that fitness should be fun and make you feel good on the inside and on the outside. Her adventures have taken her to Nepal where she climbed to the base camp of Mt. Everest with her father and then Machu Picchu. Her personal time is spent with her husband, Bryan, daughter, Kennedy and her two dogs Dallas and Peyton.

The Houstonian Club is a 185,000-square-foot private health club featuring state-of-the-art facilities and exercise equipment. Amenities include a 20,000 sq. ft. fitness center with over three hundred pieces of strength and cardio equipment, more than 250 group exercise classes a week, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, personal trainers, dieticians, a rock wall, a full-size basketball court, three outdoor heated pools, yoga, Pilates, martial arts, boxing and much more. Other features include a Kids Club, Sage n Bloom Floral Studio and a Retail Shop. The Club recently finished a 24-million-dollar renovation which transformed almost 70% of the facility and has recently opened a 8 court Pickleball complex. The Houstonian Club, with elite membership levels has been recognized as a top hotel health club and one of the nation’s Top 100 Clubs through many national publications and media outlets.

Trellis Spa at the Houstonian – At 26,500-square feet, Trellis is the largest spa in the state of Texas. After a multi-million-dollar renovation and reopening in February 2021, the spa features an outdoor water experience, touchless therapies, innovative spa treatments, a dining room featuring healthy creations by Houstonian Executive Chef Neal Cox and a top to bottom refresh of the interiors. Services include Massages, Facials, Body Treatments, Cut, Style, Coloring and Salon Services, Nail Services, Makeup, Waxing, Couples Treatments, Bridal Hair and Makeup Services, and Touchless Therapies. Group packages are available including private cabana reservations, customized itineraries, and personalized attention.

Cher is also a speaker at Beyond Activ Americas in New York, USA.