What Flooring Is Best For Jive Dance?
By Created: November, 2021
Related Product: Rosco Adagio Marley Full Roll 5.25 Ft. x 101 Ft.
This ballroom dance is done by a variety of dancers - from beginners, to uninhibited wedding goers and contemporary dance pros. The best type of flooring used to accommodate the jive dance is one that allows for freedom of movement without being too slippery, and one that offers some anti-fatigue properties and support.
Greatmats offers the best flooring solutions for the jive dance, with the following 5 products being some of the most popular choices:
- Rosco Adagio Marley Full Roll
- EZ Portable Dance Floor
- 3x3 Ft Portable Dance Floor
- LonWood Performa Full Bolt
- LonWood Grain Dakota Vinyl Flooring Roll
These jive dance flooring solutions are high performing, durable and versatile products that would work in a studio or home practice space, and can accommodate anything from the jive or jitterbug to salsa or cha cha!
The Marley full roll is very long lasting and durable, and it offers slip resistance and comfort. It is 5.25 feet wide and 101 feet long, providing 534 square feet of coverage.
To provide fatigue relief, you’ll need a dance subfloor beneath the marley. This can consist of a sprung floor, plyometric rubber or one of greatmats modular dance subfloor systems that include dense foam and/or plastic interlocking tiles.
The dance floor tiles are lightweight and portable and have a secure, locking fit with a commercial grade vinyl laminate top surface. It is designed to be installed, removed, and reinstalled many times. It’s durable, attractive, and suitable for indoor and outdoor temporary use. It’s made in the USA and comes with a 5 year warranty.
For extra fatigue relief simply add a thin layer of plyometric rubber under the tiles.
Available in many different wood grain designs and colors, it’s suitable for many settings like banquet centers, home studios, shared spaces, and venues needing portable dance floors for ballroom dance lessons or competitions.
This sheet vinyl with closed-cell foam backing has a flat, smooth surface and doesn’t cause floor burn like rough or abrasive flooring solutions do. This makes it an outstanding choice for jive dance students who could potentially fall while learning the moves.
This is a commercial grade, low maintenance flooring solution that is durable, made of recycled content, and applicable to LEED MR 4.1 and 4.2. It’s available in 14 popular colors with a durable 0.5mm wear layer and an overall thickness of 2.0mm.
Greatmats - For The Best Dance Floor Products For The Jive And Other Ballroom Dances
The five dance floor products featured are great to not only practice and perform the jive on, but they can be used for any type of ballroom or other genre of dance. They are high performing, attractive products that are durable, reliable, versatile, easy to install and disassemble, transportable, and made to last. They deliver comfortable, solid surfaces on which to dance - allowing safe and successful experiences.
There are numerous other flooring products that can also be used for ballroom dance, including additional Rosco Adagio products, certain modular flooring tiles, fitness flooring options, and more. If you would like to explore these options, or, if you have questions about any of the 5 highlighted products, just reach out to the helpful and friendly Greatmats’ staff. They can provide you with all of the information you may need, answer questions, send free samples, assist with ordering, and more.
Regardless of the dance floor you decide to purchase to use with the jive, when it comes from Greatmats, you can be confident in the fact that you’re getting the best.
For more on this topic please review our Dance Flooring product page.