Setting Up Your Space for Live Video-Enabled Movement Class

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The teachers of Core to Coeur want to make sure you have everything you need to set up your space, equipment, and angles before your first class on Core to Coeur. Be sure to leave a few minutes before class starts to check off these three simple steps.

1. We need to see your body vertically and horizontally.

The two images below are idea vantage points for your video class. Leave 10 minutes to set up your device beforehand. At the beginning of your first class, your teacher will ensure time to double check everyone’s set up to make sure they can see you. These are the positions your teachers will probably need to see for optimal class-taking. Make sure you have a laptop or that your mobile device is on a stand that can easily shift upwards for standing work. We have a few recommendations on device set up in step three below.

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2. Internet Connection: Make sure it’s good.

Check your internet connection and make sure you have the appropriate speed for streaming live video. Check your internet on your device and in the room you’ll use (make sure it is in Kpbs). 🗣Troubleshoot tip: If your WIFI isn’t strong, switch to your phone’s 3G or higher network.

💪🏼 Video classes require an upload and download speed of at least 128Kpbs.

💪🏾 High-definition video classes requires an upload and download speed of at least 1.2 megabits per second.

💪🏿 For a group video class, a minimum download speed of 512Kbps and a minimum upload speed of 128Kbps is required.

3. Device + Set Up

Laptops work well for classes, and for HD quality we recommend a solid webcam and a tripod stand that works for both webcams and phone/tablets (and it’s travel size👊🏽). If you’re on a phone or tablet, you’ll need to download the Zoom from your app store (ZOOM cloud meetings). If you are using a laptop/PC, it is not mandatory to have Zoom downloaded, but it may provide a quicker login experience. You can download zoom for your laptop/PC here. If you are already a Zoom user, your desktop application will open automatically when you launch class. For our less tech-savvy clients, we recommend you have the biggest screen possible, so use your laptop/PC.

4. Launch Class

To launch class, log in to your C2C account, click on the “Launch Upcoming Class” button notification at the top of the screen. A new window will open with your digital studio or your Zoom app will open on your device. Please note, if you arrive before your instructor, it might appear as if you are in the room alone until the teacher admits you to class. Don’t worry, this is a great time for you to work on your camera angles and set up!

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