It's all about the core

It's all about the core

There are 6 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Feb 10, 2008, titled It's all about the core. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

But ask the 56-year-old psychotherapist how she got such defined "abs" and she gets a little defensive.

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anonymous

Aurora, IL

#1 Feb 11, 2008
Of all the yoga instructors in chicago, Lani Granum is one to be very wary of. The one and only time i did her practice, she was on her way to taking 6 weeks off, because she had "worn herself out" That was the first red flag.
Second was her experience as a "social worker/therapist"
Its the only yoga class I've been hurt and demoralized in.
If you want a teacher who expects students to praise her for
making them run a marathon so to speak.
She's your girl.
Type A, better suited teaching at a 24 hour gym.
I don't care how flat her stomach is, she is dangerous.
Jane Erkenswick

Chicago, IL

#2 Feb 11, 2008
Yes I know that core work makes a difference. I have done serious yoga for six years, do Feldenkreis, danced for years and have always done something physical. For all who know the Enneagram I am a body type so was probably more inclined to exercise then some.

So when I got diagnosis with MS just turning fifty I knew that my immune system needed even more support work. And over the last few years I have seen a shift in Yoga really dealing more with core work which logically makes sense. It was a good article and spoke to lots of things people should start weighing as they age, but really as early as consciousness starts developing.
Amanda Willis

Schererville, IN

#3 Jun 15, 2008
Jane Erkenswick- you make absolutely no sense....
Turk Hathaway

Schererville, IN

#4 Oct 29, 2008
Jane Erkenswick was rejected from the paper industry because she is a nutcase. Her blundering utter ignorance vomited in the form of a paragraph only substantiates she is and will always be a "tool".....
Kate

Tallmadge, OH

#5 Mar 21, 2010
I love Lani's classes I thought she was such a generous, spiritual teacher. I've taken lots of yoga classes that felt sadistic, or very competitive, Lani's were always supportive and gentle.
Milica Zegarac

Chicago, IL

#6 Feb 1, 2013
I have just had my first yoga class with Lani at Moksha and I have to say that she is one of the best yoga teachers I have ever met - innovative, knowledgeable, experienced and well attuned to the class as a whole.
I am myself a licensed yoga instructor and I make it a habit to visit different yoga classes and experience different yoga paths, there is always a chance to learn something new. Lani was phenomenal.

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