Family Retreat Teacher HQ
Crafting Your Retreat Video
While we don't require Oprah-level quality, this is a paid experience, and we want to ensure our students receive teaching videos with quality video and clear audio.
Videos that do not follow guidelines will need to be resubmitted (and that's no fun!)
If ANYTHING is unclear, let us know as soon as possible - before filming!!
Please watch the video below
You'll need the password from the video above 🙂
Structure of the Teaching Video
Class length: 45-60 minutes
Part 1: Introduction
Please start by introducing yourself, your studio and letting people know what you will be teaching in the video. This if often easier to film AFTER 'the lesson.'
NO music or animated intros/title pages, subtitles or logo please.
Video needs to be shot in landscape (ie: it fills the screen).
We'll be adding our Retreat intro with your session title + studio name so everything is consistent.
This is usually just a few minutes long.
Part 2: The "Teaching Part"
This is the part where you dive into your topic.
Imagine your MOST eager student sitting right in front of you, and anticipate ALL the many, many questions they will have as you are going through your class.
(and they will have MANY!)
Try to answer as many as possible in the presentation - keeping in mind the main take-away you want the students to walk away with.
Including camera + lens used (where applicable), camera settings, light source and anything they will see in the video will save you LOTS of questions!
If a video shows you in action, please show the resulting edited images for each segment or pose.
(reminder: NO music during the session please - it makes it too difficult to hear you!)
Part 3: Editing (if applicable) + Wrap Up
If you are showing an edit from your session (which students absolutely LOVE), please be sure to explain what you are doing every step of the way, what tools you are using and the settings!
It can sometimes be hard to see this on a screen share!
If you are using Presets or Actions, please mention the name (and send us the links where students can find them).
Then, you can either end with a 'wrap up' - thanks for watching.
Please do not reference other links, special offers, etc in the video. We have a place to put this on your teacher page, which ensures the videos remain timeless (because links change!).
PLEASE test your equipment and settings before filming day!
Example Video with ScreenShare + Shooting Demo
Example of Shooting Demo + Editing