Dance Studio and Benefit of Laminate Flooring

  • 11th Apr 2017
  • Blog

Ever been to dance studios? Here is one of the articles which discuss how the anime fans are quite into dancing as an excuse for staying fit. Now, don’t you just instantly get inspired by the vast space of such dance studio and if you possess the creative mind, all sorts of ideas of dance routines or even yoga or aerobics start popping up into your mind? Here is the thing; the floor is the main thing which grabs the attention. The mirrors, ceiling and other stuff come later. This is because the floor actually sets the ambiance. You enter the studio, turn on the lights and the hue that dazzles your eyes is that of the floor which ultimately makes you feel warm towards the vicinity because of the warm brown shades of wood flooring.

There has been a debate around about what should be the proper and useful material for the flooring of a dance studio. Well, one word answer to that – Laminates.

Laminate flooring the smooth flowing

With laminates, you have the advantage of smoothness. It is smooth yet non-slip. This type of flooring complements almost all types of dance. Also, since the dances are intense, require great physical activity, hops and jumps as well – laminates fit the situation the best. Laminate is mostly installed on the subfloor. If you have the surface already industrial carpeted, you can plainly put in your laminates on top. This will give that cushion to your laminate flooring and save it from any minor breakage problems. Some of the studio owners put an underlay to make it even cushier. They place some rubber sheets underneath the laminates which will avoid its direct contact with the concrete underneath. Laminate flooring is also remarkably durable. The vinyl layer on top of your laminate also sets you free from the polishing step.

The Aesthetic Appeal

The view of the laminates imitates that of a real wood. Once installed and in place, no one can actually tell the difference. Above all, the laminate flooring can be custom designed as well. There are tons of stain/design varieties attainable in comparatively nominal cost to suit all your personalized dance studio palate. If you are a décor savvy, you’ll know what looks best in which dance studio. The graceful view which the laminates offer is undeniable. They are modern, stylish and personalized. They even come in vintage and hickory and oak looks.

Cost-Effectiveness

If you are the owner of the studio or planning to start your own studio, rest assured that you won’t be worrying about the cost or maintenance of the laminate flooring. The laminates are the lock-in installation type. The tongue-and-groove style of installation can be put in place in no time. They are pretty easy to put in even if you want to do it on your own. The only enemy to its maintenance is standing water. Standing water is out the question with respect to dance facility. In the case of owning the studio, you might not want to be spending your money like no one’s business on the flooring itself but rather invest in your marketing efforts for the facility. Therefore, the laminates give you that leniency on the cost as they are really inexpensive compared to the substitutes.

Laminates are Recyclable Flooring

If you are the Green-Earth enthusiast, you might want to know if the laminates are recyclable or not. Good news is – they are. They can be reused even. There are examples of people using them on walls or on ceilings even. There are some smart ones who have used it as their garage countertops as well. The interlocking system of the laminates makes them easy in taking apart as well so there is less worry of damaging them. The tools required for the task are also simple and you don’t really need an expert’s hand to get the job done.


Release of Title and Logo for the Prisma Illya’s Film

  • 28th Feb 2017
  • News

It has been announced that the title and logo for the upcoming film Gekijōban Fate are in place. The teaser for the movie is also expected to be released. The fourth television anime ended in the last year’s final quarter and the film was announced later on. The news has officially been announced via twitter account for Prisma Illya which is the anime series.


Fitness Gets Anime Fans Exercising

  • 14th Feb 2017
  • News

Japan has also been getting ready to participate in Olympic Games and because of this, it’s been trying to promote sports and healthy routine actively to make their anime fans more active and participative. Anime songs have been more of a fun thing as they inspire dancing. The fans can add up the costumes along with dancing and since karaoke is already one of the favorite Japanese past time the fans can be hyped up even more if the proper studios are provided for practice. These studios can be designed in accordance with the dancing needs. Flooring can make this dancing activity really smooth. For the ideas, we would like to add here that during our various visits to different Anime fan conventions, the flooring which was quite like original wood, locally known as laminate flooring – a type of hardwood flooring looked fantastic at the anime conventions. This type of flooring can easily be introduced to aforementioned studios.

News has it that Gō Takahashi will teach us how to do these dances in special outfits. These outfits are not the ones easily available in gyms.  Takahashi is the musician and a songwriter as well. He also plans to incorporate a backup exercise instructor named Sakura Asaaina. It is expected that the fun dance practices can make the anime fans more active towards the Olympic Games follow up.


SMAP Drama Pushes EVA To #2 Box Office Slot

  • 11th Sep 2007
  • News

The film adaptation of the local TV hit “Hero” has taken the Japanese boxoffice by storm, opening Saturday on a record-breaking 475 screens and earning 1.08 billion ($9.4 million) over the weekend. Distributor Toho said that about 750,000 people saw the big-screen debut of the Fuji Television Network series, but that figure might have been even higher had the country not been recovering from the impact of a major typhoon. With a per-screen average of $19,790, Toho predicts “Hero” will surpass 10 billion in earnings and has a chance of being the highest-earning title in Japan this year. “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End” presently holds the top spot, with a gross of 11 billion. The film has benefited enormously from the presence of Takuya Kimura, a member of the popular boy band SMAP, who plays the lead role of unconventional public prosecutor Kohei Kuryu. “Hero” was initially a TV drama in 2001, quickly becoming the most-watched series in Japanese history, with an average viewer share of more than 34%. After a five-year break, Fuji resurrected the show in 2006 with a two-hour TV special, another big ratings success that paved the way for the movie version. Directed by Masayuki Suzuki, the title has already been snapped up in other Asian markets and there are high hopes that it will break into the U.S. and European markets as well. Kimura was in Cannes this year to promote the movie, which also will screen at the upcoming Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea. Source: The Hollywood Reporter Thanks To Daniel Zelter For The News.




Comic Yoshimoto Could Return

  • 10th Sep 2007
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Although they are estimated to have lost between 2-300 million Yen on the project, publishers for manga comedy magazine Comic Yoshimoto have said they’ll pull back and examine the needs of comedy fans and examine a possible restart in the future. See our September 8th entry for background details.




Ookami to Koushinryou To Broadcast In Winter

  • 10th Sep 2007
  • News

First announced in August, the 12 episode anime TV adaptation of author Isuna Hasekura and illustrator Juu Ayakura’s light novel Ookami to Koushinryou has been scheduled to begin in winter 2008. A manga adaptation by Keito Koume will start serialization in Dengeki Maoh on September 27. The series has sold over 500,000 copies in Japan as of August, 2007. www.spicy-wolf.com


37 New Fall TV Series Scheduled

With the new Japanese fall anime TV season now locked in, it’s come to light that 37 series will comprise the schedule. The number is down 18 series on 2006 autumn season.


Animax Grand Prize Winner To Be Animated Professionally

All anime broadcaster Animax has announced the winner of its 6th Animax Grand Prize anime scenario competition. A two million Yen prize was awarded to Takamaga Hayato for his Takane No Jitensha which will be animated by A-1 Pictures in 2008. 3000 entries were received from across Asia, this was the first year the competition was open to the international audience.