"This year, Gleason’s Gymnastic School is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
It’s a milestone that almost didn’t happen. And no one seems more surprised by the gym’s success than its owner.
Ask Larry Gleason and he’ll tell you he never set out to create a gymnastics empire in the Twin Cities.
But with two locations — one in Maple Grove and one in Eagan — and more than 2,000 students, including many adults, that’s exactly what he’s done..."