Groups & Classes 2017-07-06T20:29:14+00:00

Yoga & Journaling Workshop




Psychotherapy-informed yoga & creative expression for mindfulness and personal growth, led by WillisCC Clinician Emily Thornton

Join us for a 3-week workshop focused on reconnecting with your best self and creating space to explore the powerful mind-body connection.

Session 1: End of March

Location: Willis CC Wicker Park Studio, 1448 N. Milwaukee, Suite 201

Day/time: Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm

Cost: $60 for all 3 sessions; $20 for a single session; **Current Willis CC guests receive 10% off all yoga purchases

**This workshop will involve some journaling and all-levels yoga; it’s appropriate for seasoned practitioners of yoga and for those who are brand new and a little nervous to get started. We are an all inclusive practice-everyone is welcome here!

To register visit or call 312.476.9064

Our Teachers


Emily Thornton, LCSW, CYT-200

A yogi, traveler, advocate, and friend, Emily Thornton has a number of hidden talents. Viewing her own life as an ever-evolving journey, Emily is passionate about partnering with fellow humans to explore, discover, and heal. Emily brings a unique and dynamic approach to therapy and believes that every individual holds the power to transform their journey and cultivate the life they dream of.



Lori Allen, LCSW, RYT 200

Lori’s professional experience informs her work in a myriad of ways. She is passionate about integrating her clinical practice with mindfulness meditation, yoga, and awareness of our surroundings. Lori thrives when working with individuals who have a curiosity and desire to grow and further develop as a person regardless of where they are in the change process.



  • Our Betterment Studio is in our Wicker Park office: 1448 N. Milwaukee, Suite 201
  • Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing
  • No yoga experience needed
  • Arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and get centered before class
  • Pricing is Single Class $18;  5-PACK  $80 ($16/ class);  10-PACK $150  ($15/class)
  • 12-hr cancellation policy; late cancels are nonrefundable
  • Pre-registration is encouraged. Drop-ins accepted but space is limited to 8 students.
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