EJ Russell is a certified yoga instructor, massage therapist, stretch therapist, wellness coach and entrepreneur. Raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia, Russell comes from an athletic background specializing in sports such as track & field, gymnastics, wrestling and soccer. He is also well versed in marketing and production.
In 2009, he emerged in the entertainment industry as a celebrity assistant. In 2014, he was appointed as the Managing Director of production and communication agency Von Allen. While at Von Allen, Russell helped produce events and marketing campaigns for Lucid FC, Raury, BOSCO and more.
In 2014, he received his 200 hour Yoga certification. He has a reputation for being very attentive and personal with his friends, family and clients. EJ has worked with Twentieth Century Fox, Derrick J, Keke Palmer, reImagine ATL, Indique, Aveda Institute, Arbitrary Living and more. He has been praised by NBC, The Idleman, The Shade Room, and Fluff Magazine.
Taking a role as a leader in the Atlanta Yoga community, Russell felt it was important to create a safe space for yogis to come together in fellowship. In 2017 he created an event called The OM Brunch. A yoga event once a month with meditation, sound therapy, energy healing and vegan food .
From 2017, EJ began his massage education program in Atlanta, GA to became a licensed massage therapist and his Reiki Level 1 & 2 certification course. After receiving his license he opened Prana Body House LLC, a stretch and wellness studio in Southwest Atlanta His specialties are deep tissue, Swedish, reiki massage, Chinese cupping, and manual therapy.