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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…

5 Ways to Use Sprung Floors

They’re not just for dancing! Did you know you can use our sprung floors for other activities besides dancing? Any type of exercise or activity that requires a comfortable surface is a good candidate for sprung floors. We’re talking anything from yoga to HIIT workouts to even just using them for standing desks! Here are our top 5 ways to…

Top 3 Advantages of Dancing on Sprung Floors

Why is it beneficial to dance on sprung floors? Dancing on a sprung floor provides many benefits for not only our bodies, but also our energy! Dancing on hard surfaces for hours on end can lead to body and joint pain and, not to mention, injuries. Why? Because dance floors with no spring can’t properly absorb the shock of landing…