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By Patti Singer

2018 Janna Luksha Deaf Trainer
Janna Luksha, who is deaf, is a certified personal trainer for a small group of deaf, hard of hearing and hearing people who want to learn sign language at the Penfield YMCA. CARLOS ORTIZ/@CFORTIZ_DANDC/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER

In her head, Janna Luksha was studying for a career using computers.

Her heart wasn’t convinced that's what she wanted to do.

“I’ve always been interested in the fitness area,” Luksha said in American Sign Language through interpreter Tom Ohl. “I wanted to do something related. They don’t have any deaf personal trainers when I came to this area, or any deaf teachers of fitness. I wanted to be the first. I believed I could do it.”

Read more & view video: https://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/2018/03/05/deaf-personal-trainer-rochester-ymca-bootcamp-uses-american-sign-language/346149002/

Source: Democrat & Chronicle