The former dancer originally filed for divorce in December after Kobe reportedly cheated on her multiple times with other women over the course of their marriage and, despite him handing her over a large settlement that included the deeds to their three mansions, the pair never finalised it.She quit when she mistakenly put a 0 blouse in the washing machine and Vanessa allegedly demanded that she put her hand in a bag of dog doo-doo to retrieve the price tag.This is the maximum amount of interaction I prefer in yoga classes.I seem to fit a couple of the typical user profiles of Yoogaia, whose classes I’ve been virtually attending over the last week.(Just Google “live streaming yoga classes” for proof.) New York City-based Peloton, a spinning studio and stationary bike retailer, has an app that it uses to stream live and video-on-demand classes to thousands of users across 14 countries from its New York studio.Tulsa-based Live Streaming Fitness offers a broad range of fitness classes from instructors’ homes or studios.The question of who will adopt interactive live streaming technology is important, given that the latest such apps on the market–Meerkat and Periscope–are competing for users, but thus far have yet to implement monetization models.In contrast, Yoogaia has tapped into the billion digital health market by leveraging live streaming technology to offer a product that lies somewhere between physically going to the gym and watching a prerecorded workout at home.
Covering three time zones, the daily live class schedule spans six to 20 hours of the day, with monthly pricing ranging from , for a yearlong subscription, to , for a single month.
There are 15 people on Yoogaia’s team and 50 teachers at its three studios. “We’re less than two years old, but we have a global audience. is] where a lot of our gold comes from,” Petaja says. The titles of some of the classes don’t make sense (and the content of the classes may be off) when they are streamed live–“Good Night Yoga” is broadcast at p.m. The company is also trying to better understand who its users are and refine how it delivers its service.
There are a lot of things that we are still experimenting with,” says Petaja. S., more than 25% of Yoogaia’s users come from the U. (Last week, that number climbed to 29%.) Anyone in the world can sign up for and use Yoogaia. “The awareness of consumers in that market is in some ways higher in regards to using online services and potential online fitness solutions.”There is one drawback to using Yoogaia in U. One aspect is keeping classes small, with an ideal cap at 60 participants.
Crunch Fitness, the national fitness gym chain, live streams a class each Wednesday on Meerkat as well.
In addition to the Meerkat stream, Crunch also runs a larger and decidedly more formal VOD service called Crunch Live, where subscribers access prerecorded workouts that are updated throughout the week.