Which sprung floor is best for your clients?
O'Mara fitness and dance floor options are varied to meet the needs of your clients. The chart below will help you determine which sprung flooring solution is the best fit for your project.
Golden Maple 3200 Sprung Dance Floor:This is both a sprung subfloor and finish floor in one. Made with Hard Maple sustainably sourced from Michigan, Wisconsin and Canadian forests, it is specially constructed to provide the sound of hardwood along with a durable, slip resistant ceramic urethane finish. We recommend this dance floor for all styles of dance. It is the best choice for hard-shoe percussive forms of dance, like tap, Irish and Flamenco. Our Maple dance floor is an excellent choice for tap studios and studios teaching multiple forms of dance, where tap is a large part of the program. These dance floors are custom-manufactured to fit your space, and arrive on-site ready for assembly. With our patented clamp and cable system, installation is a breeze. No need to hire a contractor or flooring installer: our floors are true DIY installations.
Golden Ash 3200, Sprung Dance Floor:Made in the USA with real wood sourced from with renewable forestry practices. These floors are built to last a lifetime. 4' x 4' panels are held together with a patented clamp and cable system, for easy assembly and portability. Tongue and groove panels fit together like brickwork. No two corners touch. The panels interlock to form one cohesive unit, with seams so tight, they're near invisible. A living, breathing floor - it moves with you. 70% shock absorption protects your body. Less wear on your backs, on your joints, and on your career -- you will be able to to dance longer, harder, stronger. These Michigan White Ash sprung dance floor panels are recommended for fitness and all forms of dance. Finished with our durable, slip-resistant ceramic urethane, this is both a sprung subfloor and finish floor in one. Great for studios with multiple dance forms.
Birch, Sprung Subfloor:Our Birch Sprung Subfloor is just that. High-quality, unfinished birch panels, designed to be covered with a roll-out marley style dance vinyl. We have two different dance vinyl options, which you can read about on the dance vinyl tab.
Vinyl Dance Floor Surface:
Mezzafloor dance vinyl provides the appropriate controlled speed for ballroom, ballet floors, tap floors, character, hip hop, Irish, jazz, and modern dance. This type of marley dance vinyl is extremely durable and designed to take many years of abuse from dance styles such as tap or flamenco. Pointe will require use of rosin. Available in Light Marbled Grey, Marbled Grey, Dark Marbled Grey, and Black.
Studiofloor dance vinyl offers excellent resistance attractive to ballet, and pointe dancers. Available in Light Grey, Grey, Deep Grey, and Black.
Duofloor dance vinyl is a reversible, roll-out dance floor for touring. It will accommodate ballet, modern, tap and jazz. It is an excellent choice for pointe work when on tour. Available in Black with Grey as a second side.
Every fitness and dance floor should be sprung. Determine your best sprung floor choice:
|Style||Requirements||Best Floor||Alternate Floor|
|Ballet||Slip Resistance||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Ballet + Pointe||Friction||Birch + Studiofloor Vinyl||Maple or Ash, use rosin|
|Ballroom||Smooth Seams, Slip Resistance, Beauty||Maple||Ash|
|Combo + Tap||Sound, Versatility||Maple||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Combo, No Tap||Versatility||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Fitness + iron weights||Durability||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Fitness + rubber bumper plates||Durability||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Fitness, no weights||Versatility||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Highland||Slip Resistance, Durability, Sound||Ash||Maple|
|Hip Hop||Slip Resistance||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Indian Classical||Slip Resistance||Ash||Maple|
|Irish, Hard Shoe||Slip Resistance, Durability||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl||Maple|
|Irish, Soft Shoe||Slip Resistance||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Jazz||Slip Resistance||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Lyrical||Slip Resistance||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Modern||Slip Resistance||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor Vinyl|
|Swing||Tight Seams, Beauty||Maple||Ash|
|Yoga||Slip Resistance||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor|
|Zumba||Slip Resistance||Ash||Birch + Mezzafloor|