Laura Jane Mellencamp-Murphy, MA, C-IAYT,

E-RYT-500

JJ is the Director of the training programs and acts as the main curriculum designer. She participates at each location as main faculty and co-leader of the program. JJ's Master's in Complementary and Alternative Medicine serves her well in both her teachings in the yoga program as well as in her private yoga therapy sessions. She has been a student of yoga since 1979, teaching since 1989, and running teaching training programs since 1994.

Morning Yoga

Gentle asana, pranayama, and meditation

Saturday and Sunday at 7am

Join JJ Gormley or Laura Jane Mellencamp-Murphy as they offer gentle asana, pranayama, and meditation to start your conference mornings off with a sense of ease and calm.


Bring your own props as none will be available.


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Laura Jane is the founder and director of one of Chicagoland's premier yoga studios - Yoga Among Friends. She has had in-depth studies in yogic philosophies and as a clinical psychologist. She enjoys blending her MA in Clinical and Counseling Psychology with her Yoga Therapy providing her clients with a holistic approach to psychological and emotional imbalances.

JJ Gormley, MS, C-IAYT,

E-RYT-500

2017 Yoga

Therapy  Summit 

SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 1
CHICAGO