PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 

Elijah has worked with the most elite mentors in integrative medicine, martial arts, sports performance, military training, strength and conditioning, functional movement, mind-body medicine and nutrition to include the following:

NUTRITION + HEALTH COACHING

  • Vaughn Gray-Rhodes Scholar and a recipient of the Wilma Crowther award for top Human Scientist at Oxford-Human Science

  • Joshua Rosenthal MEd - Integrative Nutrition

  • Dr. Andrew Weil- Anti-Inflammatory Dietary Theory

  • Dr. Joel Fuhrman-Nutritarian Dietary Theory

  • Dr. David Katz Yale Prevention Research Center-Integrative Nutrition

  • Dr. Mark Hyman-Ultraprevention & Ultrametabolism

  • David Wolf M.S. Nutrition-Super Foods & Raw Foods Nutrition

  • Dr. Walter Willet-Chair of Nutrition Harvard School of Public Health

  • Deepak Chopra-Mindfulness, Meditation, and Spirituality

  • Jay Kordich-Juicing

  • T. Colin Campbell-Food Biochemistry & Plant-Based Nutrition

  • Brendan Brazier-Plant Based Athletics

  • Rich Roll-Mind Body Nutrition & Plant Based Athletics

  • Joe Cross- "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead" Juicing & Blending

  • Dr. Frank Lippman-Functional Medicine & Detoxing

  • Dr. Robert S. Morse-is a board certified and accredited Naturopathic physician, a biochemist and an herbalist. He is the founder of a naturopathic clinic, an herb pharmacy, and a school of detoxification. Dr. Morse was a protégé of the late Dr. Bernard Jensen, the founder of the science of Iridology, and a great advocate of raw food. Jensen called Morse, “one of the world’s greatest healers.” A frequent lecturer and talk show guest, Robert Morse is the author of the books: The Illusion Called Disease; and Getting Healthy with Herbal Formulas, and numerous articles in the field of natural health.

  • Dr. Terry Wahls – Founder- “The Wahls Protocol”

 

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY + FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT

  • Gray Cook-Functional Movement Screening & Corrective Exercise

  • Brett Jones-Functional Movement Screening & Kettlebell Training

  • Dr. Mark Cheng- Prehab Rehab 101. Functional Movement Screening & Corrective Exercise

  • MovNat-Primal Movement

  • Esther Gokhale | Gokhale Method Institute-8 Steps to a Pain Free Back

  • Dr. Eric Goodman-Foundation Training

  • John Philbin-Olympic Strength Coaching, Speed, Agility & Quickness

  • Mark Verstegen-Integrative Functional Athletic Training

  • Juan Carlos Santana / Institute for Human Performance-Functional Fitness

  • Naudi Aguilar – Founder – Functional Patterns

 

TACTICAL STRENGTH + CONDITIONING

  • Ryan Massimo USMC Combat Fitness Program Manager-Tactical Strength & Conditioning

  • Robb Orr-USMC HIIT Biomechanics of Speed Development for Tactical Strength & Conditioning

  • Danny McMillian PT PhD | Former 75th Ranger Regiment Athlete Warrior Program Director

  • Nick Barringer MS CSCS-75th Ranger Regiment Dietician-Tactical Nutrition

  • Stew Smith US Naval Academy SEAL Selection | Former US Navy SEAL-Tactical Strength & Conditioning

  • Jay Merlino-US SOCOM Strength & Conditioning Coach

  • Mark Stephenson, MS, ATC, CSCS, *D, TSAC-F - Head of the US SOCOM Human Performance Program

 

MARTIAL ARTS

  • Supreme Grand Master Fusei Kise-Orthodox Okinawan Karate, Weapons Training

 

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU

  • Team Nogueira 

  • Brazilian Top Team 

  • Professor Seth Shamp- Gracie Jiu Jitsu Blackbelt / Owner Triangle Jiu Jitsu

  • Murilo Bustamante – Founder and Head of Brazilian Top Team, former UFC champion, BJJ Mundial champion

  • Nicky Ryan - Renzo Gracie / Danaher Death Squad

  • Ethan Crelinsten - Renzo Gracie / Tri Star

  • Antonio "HoneyBadger" Lopez  - TEAM Zenith

  • Dave Porter – Pedro Sauer / Gracie JiuJitsu

  • Robert Drysdale - TEAM Zenith

  • Andre Bitner – Gracie Raleigh, Royce Gracie JiuJitsu

  • Royce Gracie - UFC Hall of Famer, UFC 1, 2, and 4 Champion, Bellator contender and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Legend

  • Cody Maltais – ELEVATE MMA, TEAM Zenith

  • Dave Camarillo – Guerilla JiuJitsu

  • Miha Perhavec 

  • Gordon Ryan – ADCC and 4X EBI Champion / Renzo Gracie / Danaher Death Squad

  • Renzo Gracie Seattle - Fred Borden

  • Gui Mendes - 4 X World Black Belt Champion / Lead Professor - Art of Jiu Jitsu /  Team ATOS 

 

YOGA + MEDITATION

  • Kim Manfredi-Hatha Yoga

  • Brian Kest-Power Yoga

  • Ana Forest-Yoga & Emotional Healing

  • Suzanne Manafort-Mindful Yoga Therapy

  • Glen Black – Human Movement, Mobility & Yoga Nidra

COMBATIVE ARTS