This studio offers substandard instruction and facility. The quality of hot yoga instruction is substandard compared to nearby Bikram yoga studios such as Bikram Yoga Decatur or Bikram Yoga Marietta. Furthermore, restroom is small and dirty, and the studio is not well maintained. On top of that, people who run the studios are crooks. I paid $150 on August 10 for unlimited one month pass, to expire on September 10, 2010(written on the receipt). On August 22, 2010(12 days later), I was told that my pass had expired and that I had not paid for the classes, LOL. If this was not all the problems with this studio, that would be OK. However, on top of that, instructors at this studio SUCK BIG TIME and quality of the instruction is substandard, to say the least.
Posted: 8/23/2010 • Link to this review
I recently did the one-time unlimited week-long pass at DYP and fell head over heels in love with yoga, bikram in particular. I'm one of those people who generally feels intimidated in a new work-out environment, but not here! When you arrive, it's like walking into a spa. It is hidden from street view and mostly underground, which just adds to the peacefulness of it (no street noise to tune out). My favorite aspect of the instructors is how they all encourage you to listen to your own body and go at your own pace, something that is very important for beginners like me. The heat is intense but I promise you will quickly get used to it. Something I do is freeze a bottle of water overnight and I bring a small towel for my face in addition to my mat and large towel. And I cannot even describe how amazing the cool lavender towels are at the end of the practice. The instructors vary a bit, so here's a tip: if you want a more silent-type, go with Heath (he's also great with gracefully adjusting the lighting); if you want a more vocal-type, go with Lisa (she is very approachable too); if you want a total spiritual hippie (in a great way), go with Ana Lisa. Try bikram, you will walk away with a completely renewed outlook on life. This place is absolutely amazing. I am hooked after 1 week!
Posted: 11/25/2009 • Link to this review
My first yoga class ever was at Decatur Hot yoga, the 90 min hot class and I loved it. I have continued to go a few times a week...with all different instructors and they have all been great. I highly recommend trying hot yoga...the all around perfect workout...and this fabulous studio.
Posted: 3/28/2007 • Last edited: 1/02/2008 • Link to this review
Decatur Hot Yoga has excellent yoga teachers and offers a variety of yoga classes (traditional hot yoga, Iyengar, Vinyasa, etc.). There is something for everyone here. Kquvien in particular stands out as an excellent teacher (Beware though, yoga is a true workout with her! You'll be sore the next day). DHY recently combined with About Movement Pilates and offers pilates classes too. Prices range from $15 (drop in) to as low as $9 per class (with various prices between depending on the series you purchase). You WILL need to bring your own mat (or rent one for $1).
Posted: 4/20/2006 • Last edited: 1/02/2008 • Link to this review