Who we are

Hot Yoga 101 is a Vancouver based studio co-owned by Lisa Pelzer and Danny Dworkis.  We are a community of passionate students and teachers working toward the common goal of  improving our physical and mental well-being and living a more balanced and healthy lifestyle. Operating out of our beautiful Vancouver studio since 1999, Hot Yoga 101 has helped countless yogis realize the healing benefits of Bikram Yoga.

With over 35 Hot Yoga classes per week, we offer a fantastic range of class times to suit anyone’s schedule. So what are you waiting for?

Our Founders

Lisa Pelzer

As co-owner of Hot Yoga 101, Lisa is passionate about Bikram Yoga and is a devoted student and instructor. Lisa was introduced to Bikram Yoga in 1996, and went for her teacher training in 1999. Lisa is an exceptional practitioner and has participated in regional competitions and has been a judge at international competitions.

Danny Dworkis

Danny Dworkis, co-owner of Hot Yoga 101 began studying and practicing Bikram Yoga in 1997. He trained in Los Angeles in September 2000 and has been teaching ever since! He is also an active actor and musician.

Our goal is to ensure that Hot Yoga 101 is an awesome place to work and practice, and we’re always excited to welcome newbie’s to join our family!