Emily Thornton LCSW, MSW, RYT-200

Emily is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified yoga instructor at the 200-hour level. She has extensive training in trauma- informed approaches to psychotherapy and yoga. Her teacher training at Yogaview Chicago emphasized intelligent sequencing and alignment-focus in instruction, as well as comprehensive anatomy and yoga philosophy for a well-rounded approach to making the most of your time on and off your mat.

Emily has trained in guiding meditation and restorative yoga, as well as in using the body to heal from emotional stress and to express your unique individuality. She is a dedicated practitioner of Vinyasa and Ashtanga styles of yoga, studying regularly under master teachers at Yogaview Chicago and at several other studios around the world.