Lahra is a 1st DAN Black Belt and is SFEAR’s Sensei (Senior Instructor). She has been instructing for many years and has also competed Nationally and Internationally. Lahra is also a qualified Snow Sports Instructor specialising in Sking & Snow boarding with additional qualifications in freestyle snowboarding & instructing children. Lahra instructed in Canada, Australia and New Zeeland before returning to Moray, where she can be found during the winter months instructing at the Lect.
Lahra qualified last year as a REPs Level 2 Gym Instructor with CYQ and this year qualified as at REPs Level 3 GP Exercise Referral Trainer with the Wright Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving access to fitness for those with health conditions that might in the past, act as a barrier to being healthy and active.
Lahra has a keen interest in Cross Fit and loves a physical challenge!
Jason served 23 years in the Royal Air Force and has played U21s (a long time ago) and Veterans Service Rugby for the RAF and Semi-professional rugby for Wrexham RUFC in the mid-nineties as well as a variety of Station and Command teams. He has also deployed worldwide and has been on many operations with RAF. He worked off-shore briefly and has project managed various projects in the oil & gas industry as well as the RAF.
He has always had a passion for fitness and sports, but in recent years has taken the opportunity to realise one of his life ambitions of owning and running a fitness studio & gym. Which he now does with his wife Jill. Jason has several qualifications for coaching rugby with the Scottish and Welsh Rugby Unions and has recently qualified as a Personal Trainer. His other sporting interests are mountain biking, windsurfing, snowboarding and climbing and he has recently taken up Kickboxing at the club.
Through his colourful life, Jason has had several ups, downs and challenges, so he does know what it takes to get back onto your feet and understands what it takes to succeed regardless of the barriers that life can place in your way.
CYQ REPS Level 2 Gym Instructor
CYQ REPS Level 3 Personal Trainer
REPS CPD Sports Conditioning
SRU/WRU Level 2 Rugby Coach
Alasdair has recently graduated as a 1st Dan Black Belt with WAKO 3 times World Champion Mieke Tate. This has been a journey from a very young age and he has shown great promise on the Scottish Fight scene. Alasdair has instructed at the club under to tutoring of Sensei Lahra Gauld and mentoring of Jason and Jill Fletcher for instructional technique. He has started his instructor journey through the Stars scheme that has seen him not only learn the art of Kickboxing, but also by taking on the extra responsibilities of helping other students and club duties. Alasdair’s other interests include war gaming, law studies and history.
Joanna Scott qualified as a Zumba instructor 2014 and is a Zumba Licence holder, which allows her to call herself a Zumba Instructor, provides her with appropriate insurance and up to date training. Joanna has two classes per week on a Wednesday evening and a Thursday morning. Zumba is offered at SFEAR outwith SFEAR’s fitness membership package, although Joanna’s classes are very affordable and most important of all are fun. The classes are generally for beginners and allow you to learn the basic moves whist still challenging your aerobic fitness. Joanna is a Mum of two and married to Kev. When not taking class Joanna is running a busy household and supports several charities and kids sporting organisations. If you fancy ago at Zumba, then just come on down or contact us for more information.