“Gentleman, push out those pecks. Ladies, you too.” David Gensheimer walks barefoot on the studio floor of Simply Balanced, the Pilates, yoga, and massage studio he opened in 2006. Though it started in Edgehill, the studio is now located on 8th Avenue and offers yoga, massage therapy, and soon, a full-time nutritionist. Gensheimer is tall and muscular, but poised; a former dancer for the Nashville Ballet who studied kinesiology in college. But his studio isn’t solely filled with spandex-clad women vying for the bodies of their youth–at Simply Balanced, a new crowd of Pilates enthusiasts are being born: men.
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