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What Flooring Is Best For Latin Dance?

By Lisa Hobbie Created: November, 2021

Latin dance includes genres like salsa, rumba, samba, tango, and more. It is found in class and studio settings, as well as club settings.

The best flooring for latin dance will accommodate different types of shoes, dress, and other style features, and it will allow for a variety of different types of dance steps choreographed to a song or instrumental music.

There are many different types of latin dance flooring solutions available at Greatmats, with the following 5 products being among some of the best:

Whether you have an American dance studio and want to expand your lesson offering to include latin dance, if you have a home dance studio, or, if you have an event facility needing a dance floor, these 5 products will all look great and perform really well while delivering some fabulous benefits.

A Tap Dance Floor Kit can be used for latin and other styles of dance lessons or competitions held inside or outdoors. The kit comes fully equipped with tiles that snap together for an easy installation. When you’re ready to disassemble and store it away, simply unsnap the tiles.

This product really has a professional appearance with its ramped border strips to cover the perimeter of it. The assembled floor has a waterproof, protective coating that will never need refinishing, and it’s made to endure the constant use and abuse of various styles of dance. It has a plastic base to add to the product’s durability, offering a sure, solid footing.



A Rosco Adagio Marley floor is another versatile dance flooring option that is easy to roll out and quickly install with tape so your dancers can shake the night away.

This economical, all-purpose dance floor comes in custom lengths from 10 feet to 90 feet long. Once in place, it delivers the perfect slip resistance required for latin and other styles of dance, and it is very long lasting and reliable. It has a non-skid, non-reflective and non-absorbent surface that delivers the controlled slip that dancers prefer.



The Portable Dance Floor 3x3 Ft is an excellent solution if you’re looking for a temporary one. It features secure Cam-Lock fasteners that keep the individual tiles securely in place - giving your dancers the safe, secure surface they need to dance on.

This product consists of a solid plywood base with a vinyl dancing surface. Optional soft corners and silver aluminum trim with 11 degree slope for easy access on and off the floor are available. It can be purchased in one of the many different wood grain designs and colors it’s available in.



An Athletic Vinyl Padded Roll is another latin dance floor option. This is a great product if you want one to offer anti fatigue relief. It offers superior sound and shock absorbency, and it has an attractive, faux wood grain surface that is fusion bonded to a 5mm rubber base layer.

This versatile option is very durable, high performing, and attractive. Although it looks like hardwood, it’s a breeze to clean and maintain, and it’s ergonomic, quiet underfoot, fade resistant, and long lasting.



Vario 2.4 Dance Flooring is durable, heavy duty dance flooring made of 2.4mm thick reversible PVC vinyl. It boasts a matte surface on both sides, making it ideal for latin or any type of dance. As a large roll, it is best suited for touring studios, rather than a personal studio, dance floor installation.

This product is also viable for a permanent installation when taped down over a sprung or raised floor. It is non-absorbent and designed to perform really well.



Greatmats - For The Best Dancefloors Suitable For Latin Genres Of Dance

These versatile dance floors are easy to install, reliable, versatile, durable, and attractive. Any of them would accommodate genres of latin and similar dance, with options for permanent, semi-permanent, and temporary installations.

If you have reviewed all of the information and are still unsure which of the products would best suit the needs and demands of you and your dancers, the staff at Greatmats is ready to help you. They can answer your questions, provide you with detailed information about any and all of the products, help you understand how much to order, and so much more. They will help you feel confident in the product that you choose to go with, knowing that no matter which one you choose, it’s among the best available anywhere.
For more on this topic please review our Dance Flooring product page.