There is some confusion regarding exactly what is a sprung sub-floor and why it is so necessary to have one for all dance activities. If you are dancing directly on concrete or on a surface directly attached to concrete (wood, vinyl, tile, carpet) the direct impact to the body is approximately three
Educational institutions have priorities that may be a little different from commercial facilities and touring productions, especially when it comes to their needs when selecting a dance flooring or installing a dance floor system. Schools may need a floor surface for a stage or studio space that can be either permanent or portable.
There is an abundant amount of information available primarily online regarding dance floors and dance floor systems. Some of that information is misleading, untrue and downright dangerous. This is a cautionary tale of what not to do and what to avoid even though it may seem to be a money saving idea. You can’t afford
There are two ways to go… Most studios install mirrors opposite their ballet barres so dancers can admire or critique their dancing or body parts. Some find it a distraction, others, a learning tool. In any event, a large percentage of studios have mirrors. For a long time, you had one choice, plate glass.
A proper dance floor system used to be an expensive and complicated project. No more. We are talking about a real professional floating wood sub-floor and marley floor surface with a taping or adhesive system, for as little as $3.50–$4.00 per square foot. Do it yourself does involve time and effort for which you