“Doing the best we can with what we’ve got!”

Cecelia Kay Neff
Enlighten Director


Enlighten Dance is motivational dance movement.

Blending traditional & modern roots expressing positive messages through creative expression.

Dance created to inspire.


“Everything has rhythm. Everything dances.”

~ Maya Angelou~


No previous dance training needed

Expand energy

Empower discovery

Create the best dreams

Build confidence and grace

“I keep thinking about the performance… and how powerful those girls were.

The beauty touched the deep places inside of me that know that this is healing work. “

-Tara L., Student Education Development Specialist



Dance for Kids & Adults:


Intuitive Free-form: Qoya & Enlighten

Structured training: Salsa, Tango & Ballet


Enlighten Dance Samples :

When I Grow Up

Scars to Your Beautiful


1990 Sugar Plum Fairy


2002 with children 9, 7, 5, 3  & 8 mo
Enlighten Director Cecelia, mother of five (25, 23, 21, 19, 16) received her training at Contra Costa Ballet School (Walnut Creek, near San Francisco, CA)
 under New York City Ballet’s Principal Dancers: Richard Cammack & Zola Dishong,
Cecelia has been teaching in the Sierra foothills from 2010-present.
Director’s Bio


ENLIGHTEN 2018 Events  sold out  (Jan, May, Oct)


ENLIGHTEN supports/provides the platform for us to express our highest selves.  Every bit of peace goes a long way!
Thankful to our contributors:
Flyers Energy, La Fornaretta, Newcastle Produce, Newcastle Pizzeria, Auburn Pour Choice, Grocery Outlet, Starbucks and Home Depot.
Tax write-off donations support families who can’t afford dance lessons for their child: