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Your Guide to Portable Hip Hop Dance Floors

As a highly creative dance style bursting with energy, hip hop is becoming more popular in the dance world. As hip hop’s popularity grows, so does the demand for mobile hip hop dance floors. Not only is this dance style a great way to stay active and challenge yourself, but it’s also just plain fun.  What Is a Portable Hip…

Your Guide to Portable Ballroom Dance Floors

The swift and elegant moves of ballroom dance make it such a timeless dance style. The precision and gracefulness it demands take hours of practice to master. But if you’re a practicing ballroom dancer, you’ll find you can’t sweep your feet or glide the same way on your carpet at home. In recent years portable dance floors have emerged as a…

Your Guide to Portable Flamenco Dance Floors

Have you ever tried to replicate the new swanky flamenco moves you just learned in dance class when you go home and just couldn’t get it right? Even if you nailed it in the studio, it might just not translate to your at-home attempts. But don’t get discouraged! The solution could be right under your feet.  Flamenco wasn’t meant to…

Your Guide to Portable Irish Dance Floors

Anyone who practices Irish dancing knows that it’s about much more than just doing the right steps or having the right shoes. As a percussive dance form, you also need the right surface to practice Irish dancing. This is easy when you’re in the dance studio, but what about when you need to rehearse at home?  Practicing your Irish dance…

Your Guide to Portable Tap Dance Floors

Tap dancing is a uniquely expressive art form that combines the fluidity of dance with the percussion of sound to produce a show unlike any other. At the core, tap artists express deep stories, rich with emotion and complexity, utilizing body as living instrument, In truth, these artists need nothing more than their bodies and ground. But to express themselves…

Are Portable Dance Floors Suitable for All Types of Dance?

There are only a few people in the world who won’t take advantage of an opportunity to dance. Whether you’re a professional dancer, an aspiring beginner, or a casual fan of the practice, portable dance floors make it easier than ever for you to get your steps in. When it comes to finding the best portable dance floors for your…

Everything You Need to Know About Portable Ballet Dance Floors

There’s nothing quite like walking into a ballet studio—mirrors all around, barres along the walls, and flooring perfect for practice and performances. While this atmosphere can’t be replaced, recent pandemic lockdowns made us all realize that the show must go on somehow.  An excellent solution when you can’t make it to the ballet studio, for whatever reason, is the portable…

What Is the Best Flooring for a Home Dance Studio?

If you dance professionally or as a hobby, a home dance studio may be the perfect thing to hone your craft. That said, you need to choose a studio floor before you can start dancing. The best flooring for a home dance studio will vary based on the type of dance you want to do and the overall sense of…

Dance Floor Cost and Quality, O’Mara Family History

We are a full family affair at O’Mara Sprung Floors! My parents started this business 25 years ago, building ergonomic sprung flooring for dance, fitness, and industrial anti-fatigue. A true “mom and pop” shop, all four original founding family members, two parents, and two children (EJ and I were still very young back then), still play key roles. We are…

5 Portable Floors for Home Dance Practice

We’re twelve months in to a “two-week-lockdown”, everybody’s feeling it: staying in good health mentally and physically is more important than ever. Environment is a key contributing factor in wellness, today we’re talking about your dance space and the benefits of portable dance floors. Are you still trying to practice from home without a proper dance floor? Your home dance…