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Ekabhumi Ellik
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Attended Orange Coast College
Lived in Long Beach, CA
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Artist and Yoga Instructor
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  • Self
    Creative Director, present
  • Yoga Mandala
    Youth Programs Director, present
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Long Beach, CA - Huntington Beach, CA - Oakland, CA - Berkeley, CA
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Ekabhumi Charles Ellik a poet, artist, husband, student and teacher of Classical Tantric Hatha Yoga. He is the Youth Programs Director for Yoga Mandala in Berkeley, CA., where he also teaches adult classes and displays paintings.  A former Options Broker, he quit finance to produce poetry events full-time in 1999, when his team of poets won the National Poetry Slam.  Co-founder of the Berzerkeley Poetry Slam, poets he coached have since won numerous national and regional titles. In 2007, he became the national Head 2 Head Haiku champion, and in 2009 he chaired the Home City Committee of the Individual World Poetry Slam.  He has performed and taught in numerous theaters, universities, bars, and living rooms across North America and Britain.  His poems and artworks have appeared in several publications. In 2010 he retired from producing poetry events to focus on producing sacred art and teaching.  When not writing, painting, or practicing Yoga, he can be found in his garden learning directly from Nature.  
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Successfully self-employed! Married for 7 years. Featured artist at Wanderlust 2011. National Head-2-Head Haiku champ 2007. Home City Director of the Indi World Poetry Slam 2009. Coach of San Francisco Team, winners of the 1999 National Poetry Slam.
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  • Orange Coast College
    Studio Arts
  • California State University, Long Beach
    Studio Arts
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