We have two options for you to practice with us online!
You can practice with us in real time via Zoom by signing up for one of our Online Classes, or
you can practice on your own schedule with Alia's On-Demand library!
How Do I Join an Online Class?
To join us for a class online via Zoom, all you have to do is sign up for the class before it starts. You can do so on the Schedule page on our website, or from the MBO App on your phone. Make sure to check the class name and ensure that you're signing up for the Online version of the class. You will receive an email with the Zoom link 30 minutes before class starts. Click the link to join the class, and that's all there is to it!
How Much do Online Classes Cost?
If you plan to join us for online classes only, then we have special pricing just for you. Our In-Studio (All-Access) pricing plans do include access to our online classes. But if you're not based in Austin or just don't ever plan to join us in the studio, our Online-Only pricing is your best option. You can see our Online pricing options under the "prices" tab in our website menu.
How Do I Listen to Music During an Online Class?
We do not broadcast our music through our Livestream. If you would like to have music playing during a livestreamed class, we recommend that you use a second device to play your music, because you can't hear both the Zoom audio and a separate music player through the same device.. So, for instance, you could view the Zoom through your laptop and use your phone to play your music through an external speaker.
Some teachers will share their playlist link with you via the Zoom chat box before class starts so that you can listen along.
You can view Alia's playlists at www.AliaJKhan.com/Listen . Just find her "Master Playlist" for the class type that you are taking (i.e. "Master Relaxed Flow") - she updates her master lists each week with the playlist she will be using.
What Should My Zoom Settings Be?
Audio: You are welcome (and encouraged!) to chat with the teacher before and after class, but during class we ask that you keep yourself muted.
Video: We highly recommend that you keep your video ON during class and angled in such a way that the teacher can see your whole body throughout class. This way the teacher can watch you during class and will know if you've fallen behind, if you're confused and need a demo, if you need a specific instruction for your alignment, if the suggestion of a prop would be useful, etc. It's also very helpful for the teachers to pace their own teaching if they can see you. So really, everybody wins if you keep your camera on! But of course, if for any reason you are not comfortable keeping your camera on, you're welcome to shut it off.
View: You may want to spotlight the teacher, but given that we often do not demo (so that we can watch and teach y'all instead), you may find it more useful to stay in grid mode so you can see what your friends are doing. Totally up to you!
When Should I Log In?
You are welcome to log in a little early - 5 min or so - before class starts if you'd like to chat with the teacher beforehand. We highly recommend that you do this if you need to share any important information with the teacher about your practice, such as an injury that you're working with or any requests you have for class. Otherwise, please make sure you're logged in at least 1 minute before class is scheduled to start.
And you're always welcome to stick around after class and chat with the teacher and your friends!
If More Than One Person is In The Room Taking Class With Me, Do We All Need to Pay?
Just like our in-studio classes, we expect that all people taking class pay for the class, even if you're all logged in through the same Zoom feed. However, this is definitely a loophole in our system that we cannot solve, so we're on the honor system here and we certainly would never call anyone out if we see multiple people on camera when only one person is registered. We just hope that you love and support us not to do that! :-)