Live How To Guide

Online Fitness Class Guide

 Instagram Live

ON A MOBILE DEVICE

  1. Sign into your Instagram account. If you do not have an Instagram account, see tutorial here.
  2. Once you are logged into your account, tap on the Search icon (magnifying glass). Search womensfitnessofficial and press Enter. Select/tap on womensfitnessofficial to go to our profile.
  3. Once on the womensfitnessofficial profile, press the "Follow" button. This will allow you to receive a notification whenever we go Live.
  4. If you do not receive a notification around class time, tap our profile picture (the round blue icon in the top left of our profile), which will have a colourful ring around it and the word Live.
  5. From there, you will enter the Live. Have a great time in class!

NEW! ON DESKTOP

  1. Go to instagram.com in your browser of choice.
  2. Sign into your Instagram account. If you do not have an Instagram account, see tutorial here.
  3. Once you are logged into your account, click on the Search (in the top centre of the page). Search womensfitnessofficial and press Enter.
  4. Once on the womensfitnessofficial profile, click on our profile picture (the round blue icon in the top left of our profile), which will have a colourful ring around it and the word Live at class time (please note if you are early you may need to refresh your browser page).
  5. From there, you will enter the Live. Have a great time in class!

UPDATED 05-14. VIEWING PAST INSTAGRAM LIVE CONTENT

Got to class late or didn't have a chance to tune in live? No problem! All classes will be shared to our IGTV (instagram.com/womensfitnessofficial/channel) for a minimum of 24 hours after the original Live stream. The exact expiration time will be listed in the video's description. If you do not see a class uploaded to IGTV immediately after class, there has likely been a technical issue (this will also be indicated on the schedule). We are also uploading select previous live classes for on demand access! On demand classes will  have blue cover photos with the class name listed, expiring classes will not. Click here to browse our current library

 Zoom

ON DESKTOP

  1. In the Internet browser of your choice, type bit.ly/wfcczoom, then press Enter/Search at the indicated time of the class.
  2. From there, you will be prompted to either download or run Zoom on your computer.
  3. If you don't have Zoom, Download Zoom from the web page and follow the instructions provided by Zoom. If you do have Zoom, select Run Zoom. Follow the prompt, and you will be asked to enter a password (find the password on our schedule), and then you will enter the "Meeting" (class). Have fun!

ON A MOBILE DEVICE

  1. Download the Zoom app from your mobile device's app store.
  2. Next, open the Internet browsing app of your choice. Type bit.ly/wfcczoom, then press Enter/Search at the indicated time of the class.
  3. From there you will be prompted to open the Zoom app. Follow the prompt, and you will be asked to enter a password (find the password on our schedule), and then you will enter the "Meeting" (class). Have fun!

Please note that Zoom classes can only be accessed at the class time.

IMPORTANT NOTE: As of May 30th, Zoom 5.0 will be required to join classes. For more information, click here.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: WHICH WOMENS FITNESS INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT DO I NEED TO FOLLOW TO JOIN THE WFCC CLASSES ON INSTAGRAM LIVE?

A: We currently have 6 Instagram accounts - one for each club, as well as a main united WFCC account. To join in on our Instagram Live classes, you will need to be following our main account, @womensfitnessofficial. That will allow you to receive a notification on your mobile device smartphone or tablet whenever we go live. On Desktop, you will need to use the search bar to find the womensfitnessofficial profile, then click on our profile picture (blue logo in the top left corner) which will say "LIVE" on it at class time.
Q: I CAN'T MAKE IT TO CLASS ON TIME. WILL I BE ABLE TO WATCH THE WORKOUT AFTER THE LIVE STREAM IS FINISHED?
A: This depends on the class type and the platform. Due to licensing, Zumba, Strong by Zumba, and Socacize  classes will not be saved or accessible after the original Zoom live stream.
All classes taking place on Instagram Live (WFCC classes) will be shared to our IGTV  (instagram.com/womensfitnessofficial/channel) for a minimum of 24 hours after the original Live stream. The exact expiration time will be listed in the video's description. We are also uploading select previous live classes for on demand access! On demand classes will  have blue cover photos with the class name listed, expiring classes will not. Click here to browse our current library.
Q: I DON'T HAVE AN INSTAGRAM OR ZOOM PROFILE. ARE THERE PLANS TO GO LIVE ON FACEBOOK TOO?
A: There are currently no plans to go live on platforms other than Instagram Live and Zoom. We are a small team and two platforms is what is manageable at this stage. We thank you for your understanding and hope you'll join us on Instagram and Zoom!
Q: ARE THE LIVE CLASSES ONLY AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS? CAN I INVITE A FRIEND TO JOIN TOO?
A: Currently classes are public and accessible to everyone. Invite your friends or family members to join in on our classes from the comfort of their homes! It's an excellent way to share a safe, endorphin-boosting common experience.
Q: I REVIEWED THE INSTRUCTIONS ON YOUR SITE BUT I STILL NEED HELP. WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?
A: We understand that this is new experience for many and are here to help you! Should you have any additional questions or technical issues in the moment, please contact Emily-Rose at egibbons@womensfitnessclubs.com, via Instagram Direct Message, or Facebook Messenger. We are currently experiencing a high volume of inquiries, so we ask that you are patient with response times as we do our best to help as many of our members as possible.