EPISODE 249

The Art and Science of Teaching Yoga Online – Part 1

with Lily Dwyer Begg

Learn the nuts and bolts of setting up an online yoga studio. Despite describing herself as a ‘Luddite’, Lily started teaching online when in-person classes shut down during COVID. She found that online teaching allowed her to teach fewer classes, increase her income, and boost her creativity. In this episode, she shares practical advice on optimizing audio and visual quality, choosing clothing for online classes, and using editing tools to refine recorded classes.

Episode Highlights

Learn the nuts and bolts of setting up an online yoga studio. Despite describing herself as a ‘Luddite’, Lily started teaching online when in-person classes shut down during COVID. She found that online teaching allowed her to teach fewer classes, increase her income, and boost her creativity. In this episode, she shares practical advice on optimizing audio and visual quality, choosing clothing for online classes, and using editing tools to refine recorded classes.

 

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:

00:00 Introduction to online teaching

01:02 How Lily transitioned to teaching online during COVID

03:19 How to adapt your teaching style for online classes

08:30 The business side of teaching online

11:13 How to set up for high-quality online classes

21:23 Why clothing matters when teaching online

25:14 Interactive vs passive teaching platforms

25:23 Audio setup for live streaming

27:36 The benefits of a multi-camera setup

32:26 How to get quality video with your phone.

40:34 Why you should tag your videos and add thumbnails

41:23 How to keep your editing simple

45:38 Unexpected gifts from online teaching

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