I remember when I first started to learn lifting. I had to constantly ask my trainer to write down the names and sometimes the technique so I could learn. I didn’t just want to do “monkey see, monkey do.”
I knew I wouldn’t be able to internalize the training mentally and physically. So I stood up and asked for it. Spent a lot of time studying it myself, and now a dream of mine is to build empathy using fitness as a platform.
But..the fitness scene still needs to improve its accessibility. Which is why it was freaking awesome that SELF magazine reached out to two women and myself on our experiences, and what we recommend we can all do together to make fitness for all.
When there’s one in eight people – about 30 million – with some level of hearing loss in the United States, I think it’s worth exploring what we can offer! You can find the article here.