How to communicate with a deaf person
Advice from deaf personal trainers & teachers for more accessibility.

Here you can find direct advice from deaf personal trainers and teachers on how you can make yourself accessible to a deaf person.  

These tips and advice can be applied in a one to one situation, a group sessions and any interaction you may have with a deaf person. 

Each deaf person communication needs are different, don’t assume what works for one perosn will work for another, make sure to ask them directly on how they wish to be communicated with. 

Sarah Scott has been doing yoga for over 20 years and is a qualified Inner Yoga Trust and British Wheel of Yoga registered teacher.

James Stavros is a personal fitness trainer and a manager of a private gym. 

Elisabeth Tauton is deaf herself and is a qualified physiotherapist and Pilates instructor.