Elijah is a United States Marine Corps Veteran, a career health and wellness practitioner, trainer, and educator with twenty-four years of experience.
He operates with a vetted and proven track record, impeccable references and groundbreaking results. He works in concert with physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and mental health practitioners while delivering services to populations under clinical care. These include individuals living with traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress, amputees, cancer patients, the blind and patients recovering from surgeries and burns.
Elijah’s philosophy and methodology is grounded in Integrative Nutrition Health Coaching, Burris Emotional Wellness Coaching. He guides his clients to move from “Pain to Performance” using Yoga, Rehabilitative Functional Movement, and Foundation Training. He empowers his clients through life coaching, restoring postural alignment, enhancing proprioception and kinesthetic sense, learning breath connection, improving functional movement, increasing nutrient density for tissue and brain repair, cultivating emotional wellness, and rebuilding neuromuscular connections.
In 2009, Elijah founded Warrior Wellness Solutions, a nonprofit organization providing holistic and integrative health and wellness education and training to thousands of Wounded, Ill, and Injured service members, veterans and their caregivers. He is part of a team comprised of educated and experienced practitioners who work together to deliver advanced asymmetric health and wellness end-to-end solutions, tailored to meet the most sensitive needs of community they serve.
His curriculum has been delivered as professional military education for thousands of clients under the medical care of the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration. He has served on an Executive Roundtable and Vision Sharing Board for Non-Profit and Community Participation in Achieving World Class Standards of Care and Services for Wounded Warriors at the New Joint Services Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and as a coach for TEAM Marine Corps for the 2015 Department of Defense Warrior Games.
Elijah currently serves on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Veterans Business Association, the Task Force Dagger Special Operations Forces Health Initiatives Medical Advisory Board, and the Veteran Advisory Panel for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care.