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Canterbury Adaptive Coach is making the gym more inclusive, one workout at a time

Layla Bailey-McDowell
Eve Mickell
Adaptive coach and Personal Trainer Eve Mickell with one of her clients.  Summa Dixon

Eve Mickell is one of Canterburys only PT's making the gym more accessible by adapting workouts for those living with a disability. Her goal: to improve the wellbeing of those she trains.

Eve Mickell is a local personal trainer, or commonly known as an 'adaptive coach' who is passionate about making fitness inclusive for everyone. She's on a mission to create a welcoming environment where people of all abilities can flourish. By breaking down barriers and spreading inclusivity, Eve is making a real impact on the lives of those she trains and was even one of 5 finalists at this years Sports Canterbury awards for the 'Community, diversity and inclusion award.'

Metro News story reported by Layla Bailey-McDowell, filmed by Summa Dixon and edited by Holly Lorna.