Dr. Celia Im is the founder of the unique personal development program Lighting the Creative Spark TM using music as a tool to awaken, enlighten, and empower audiences. She is an international award-winning musician and has taught on the faculties of Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland and George Mason University. Her degrees include a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Peabody Conservatory, Bachelor’s Degree from Oberlin Conservatory and she holds a certification in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music.
In her workshops, seminars, conferences and retreats, Dr. Celia Im uses her seven-stage transformational process – Lighting the Creative Spark TM – to guide participants along their path to wellness, creativity and leadership. Her clients range from leaders in business, politics and expressive arts, to individuals seeking personal wellness.
She applies music as a key to the inside, to activate the truth that resides in each individual. This music, both live and recorded, is created through a deep sense of feeling and a spontaneous response to her audience. Combined with her speaking, Dr. Im provides her listeners a profound experience that changes them from the inside out.