Namastream was built for (and with) yoga studio owners. Whether you are looking to match the income you’re currently bringing in from your teacher training program, convert drop-in students to monthly members, or retain your existing client base by offering at-home options, an online studio is a smart business decision.
Your Studio. Your Brand. Any Device.
Our software is designed to function beautifully on laptops, tablets, and smartphones, so your students can access your classes from anywhere. With a few simple clicks, you can personalize your studio with your logo, banner, and content.
Customize the Look of Your Virtual Studio
Select your brand color, images, and write your own copy so your virtual studio is an extension of your brand. When a student arrives at your Namastream site, you and your business are front and center (we’ll gladly stay behind the scenes, thanks!).
Upload and Store Video, Audio, and Document Files
Quickly upload multiple types of media including video, audio, and PDF files directly into Namastream. Enhance your teaching with the ability to deliver your content in the most effective format.
Easily Sell Courses, Memberships, and Live Classes
Build a course where the content is scheduled or “dripped” to your students over time, create a membership and receive recurring revenue or, keep it simple, and bundle a number of videos (or audios or docs) together and sell them as a product. Or why not do one of each! The number of ways you can craft your offerings is only limited by your imagination.
Unlimited Courses and Students
Grow your business as big as you’d like, and we’ll be there cheering you on every step of the way! There are no limits to the number of courses you create or clients you attract.
Start teaching TODAY with our new live-streaming feature! Bundle videos, PDFs, and live-streaming events into your various products or memberships. With live-streaming, you don’t have to spend time recording, editing, and uploading a video prior to making a sale. You just need a webcam and to hit the ‘Go Live’ button to teach or train your clients in real time.
Easily accept payments for your online products or memberships from anyone in the world. Your students click the “buy” button and you’ll see the money appear in your bank account. You have the choice between Stripe or Paypal as your payment processor.
Track Sales Through Your Dashboard
Get a snapshot of your business from your dashboard and celebrate each month as your numbers grow. Your dashboard displays your monthly sales, customers, video views and much more. And if you want to dive deeper into your numbers, view the detail reports on customer activity and sales.
How do I link Namastream with my website?
If you already have a website, you can simply create a button on your website and add a hyperlink from that button to your Namastream login page (or you could put the link in your menu or header). Once your students arrive at your login page, they can peruse your products, watch your welcome video, and create a free account (which will allow them to access any of your free content and/or purchase your available classes and training packages). If you’re technically savvy, you can choose to map your Namastream site to a custom domain that you’ve purchased outside of Namastream.
Can I create a membership?
Yes! You can create daily, monthly, weekly, or annual memberships inside of Namastream. Your students can sign up for the membership and we’ll make sure your students are automatically billed accordingly.
Can I bundle my content and sell it?
Yes! You can bundle or package your content in any way you’d like! Combine your video, audio, and document files, plus any live-streaming sessions in any way you can imagine. You could create a beginner yoga product with ten instructional videos and two audio meditations. Or you could package three healthy cooking videos with three private live-streaming sessions or do a twenty audio file package. Anything is possible!
How do I get paid?
You choose your own pricing structure and your students will purchase your products inside of your site, where they will be able to securely enter their credit card information. You will choose to integrate with either a PayPal Business or a Stripe account, and the money will be deposited through your chosen payment processor into your bank account. We do not share in your revenue (at all) and there is no delay in receiving your funds. (Stripe and PayPal do both charge a processing fee of approximately 2.9% + $.30 per transaction.)
How does live-streaming work?
You can live-stream private client sessions, broadcast your classes, or host collaborative group sessions with our new live-streaming feature.
How will the participants appear on screen?
If there are two people live-streaming, the screen will be divided into two (side by side). If there are four people live-streaming, the screen will be divided into four, etc.
- 1-on-1 Private Sessions. This is just like it sounds: you and one client having a private lesson. Half the screen will be you and the other half will be your client.
- Collaborative Group Sessions. You can create a live-stream for a group of students, where they can see and talk to each other. This works well for yoga teacher training, continuing education, or other group work where you want your participants to interact with one another. The maximum number of people for this feature is 25 (including you).
- Broadcasts. You can also create a ‘broadcast.’ In this scenario, you can teach to an unlimited number of students. They can all see you (of course!) but you cannot see them and they cannot see each other. This is much like Facebook Live (or even television).
For all of the above situations, you have the choice to record the session, and if you do, the recording will appear in your students’ sites (but only the student(s) that registered for that particular session). Your live-streams can become additional videos in your site with the click of a button.
Can I use Namastream as my main website?
Yes! Namastream has a customizable homepage that can function as your basic website. You can upload your logo and a cover photo, select your brand color, add your “About” section, add a welcome video, and pull in a mosiac of your live Instagram feed. If you need just a basic website (with no blogging function), this is all you need!
Can I drip content to my students?
Yes, you can create a course with multiple lessons and a drip schedule for your students
First, you set the start and end date of the entire course and the you decide if each lesson appears after a certain time period or only after the student completes the previous lesson.
You can also add multiple media files (video, audio, pdf) and live-streaming sessions within each lesson.
Do I still own my videos after I upload them to Namastream?
Yes, whatever content (video, audio, PDF files) you upload to Namastream, is yours. Just make sure you keep your own copies of your files.
“Namastream has provided a great professional and user-friendly platform with excellent support throughout my exploration of online teaching. I can’t say enough about how the folks here have helped teachers like me share our unique teachings with our global community. Namasteam has helped me with my goal to help shrink the world by bringing so many of us together.”
“We have been so excited and satisfied with Namastream. There are so many ways that we have used our membership to help our teachers spread their gifts of teaching. And anytime we have a question, Sandy and Jen are always super helpful! It’s been a game changer for bringing our studio online!”
Pure Yoga Ottawa
“I’ve been using the Namastream software with such great success! Not only is it very user friendly, my clients LOVE it. They can access so much so quickly and from all of their electronic devices. The options to load documents, videos and audio allow my clients to learn in so many different forms of media which is great.”
“I really enjoy the Namastream software which allows the teacher to truly meet people where ever they are in the world.“
Sherrell Moore Tucker
Faith and Flow Yoga
“Namastream is user friendly and I love that I can create different packages, view my daily sales, monitor which videos are viewed the most, tailor my landing page with my brand and easily deal with customer queries. The videos stream well from the site and all my clients have been impressed with the quality of the sound and picture.”
Yoga With Kylie
“My dream to create an online business was answered the moment I found Namastream! It helped me move forward easily at a price I could actually afford. I honestly thought that an online studio wouldn’t be possible for me for many years. The platform is fantastic, but the team behind the amazing Namastream has been an extraordinary bonus. I am incredibly grateful as they have given me the tools, and confidence to make my dreams a reality!”
“Namastream is an amazing product that allows me to expand my online business in creative and rewarding ways. My customers receive quality and reliable yoga products on demand—practicing at home at their convenience. Sandy and Jennifer, Namastream’s co-founders, make me feel like family and truly care about working together to evolve Namastream to the next level.”
Yoga Inner Spirit
“As a designer, Namastream saves me a ton of time. Rather than send my clients tech tutorials individually, I can provide them access to training materials all in one place. The software is elegant, simple to use, and powerful all at the same time. I’m so grateful to be a part of the Namastream community!”
Watch a Full Demo of Our Software.
Want to learn more about Namastream and how it works for our studio clients? Here’s an on-demand, full demo and Q+A session with our founder, Jennifer Barcelos, and Namastream’s very first studio client, Chris Blades.
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