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Carol Syer

Disability and Inclusivity

Carol Syer is a highly experienced fitness professional with over 31 years of experience in the industry. She works as a Group Fitness Instructor, Group Exercise Program Coordinator, and Personal Trainer. Throughout her career, Carol has combined her fitness expertise with her passion for creating accessible fitness programs for everyone. She has designed unique group exercise classes and programs for both adults and children with intellectual disabilities and autism.

As the mother and sister of individuals with intellectual disabilities, Carol has seen firsthand the barriers that they face on a daily basis. This has fueled her advocacy for inclusion and her mission to improve all aspects of life for people living with disabilities. Her deep desire is to see people with intellectual disabilities participate in every aspect of life, from sports to employment.

Through her work and advocacy, Carol is determined to see more people with disabilities working and participating in every fitness centre across Australia. She believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to exercise and to live life to the fullest, regardless of their abilities.

CPD Courses by Carol Syer

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Enable - Inclusivity in the Industry
Enable is an education regarding people with disabilities for the fitness industry. The primary goal is to educate the importance of inclusion of people with a disability in all aspects of life, this includes in our fitness centres, creating both employment and recreation opportunities as well as social inclusion. We aim to create inclusive communities, places that are accessible where all people with or without a disability are included, respected, and celebrated. Enable: Creating Awareness, A Sense of Belonging, To Enhance Lives, Through Exercise. Everyone Deserves the Opportunity to Exercise.

Blogs by Carol Syer

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Walk a mile in my shoes – Living with disability
Caitlin Syer, along with her mum Carol Syer, shares how it feels to live every...