Making the correct choice of dance floor is essential when designing a performance space. Whether it’s a world-renowned dance company, university, secondary school, or local dance school, the dance studio is a dancers work environment and the floor a fundamental tool for their work.
The correct dance floor makes an important contribution to the safe performance of dancers without the risk of slips and falls or longer-term stress injuries. Floors developed for commercial or sports applications do not offer the key benefits dancers need.
Harlequin works extensively with dance scientists and biomechanics experts to investigate the effects of the choice of dance floor on dancer performance and injury and to research and develop floors that minimize these risks. That is why Harlequin is recognized as the world’s leading authority on dance floors.
To continue offering the highest quality floors to the world’s performers, Harlequin has recently launched a new and improved version of its highly regarded Harlequin Cascade vinyl performance floor with added BioCote© antimicrobial protection. BioCote© antimicrobial technology is manufactured into the Harlequin Cascade vinyl creating a dance surface upon which microbes such as bacteria and viruses cannot survive. The result is a floor which is easier to keep hygienically clean, reducing the risk of cross contamination and infection by working constantly to reduce the presence of microbes on the surface of the floor.
To find out more information on why the world performs on Harlequin floors head to the website or get in touch with our technical team. To understand the importance of specifying the correct floors for dance book our online CPD also available on the website.