A Hand-Waving Dance Teaching System Based on Kinect

  • Qingtang Liu
  • Shufan YuEmail author
  • Yang Wang
  • Huixiao Le
  • Yangyang Yuan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10309)


Hand-waving dance is the essence of Tujia culture. Whereas it is facing the danger of dying out. Following a choreographer’s direct demonstration or watching videos recorded by dancers is the traditional learning method. Though there will be a certain degree of effect, the preciseness and feedbacks are often not so satisfying. In this paper, by analyzing the application of motion sensing technology in dance teaching, we designed and developed a set of interactive teaching system based on Kinect for Tujia traditional Hand-waving dance. In this system, not only can users learn dance skills, but they can also get an intuitionistic evaluation and review their learning process. Our study aims to solve the problem in Hand-waving dance teaching and provides a new method for Hand-waving Dance learning. Finally, we can see that the interactive learning based on computer is gradually becoming a new popular learning style.


Interactive learning Kinect Motion sensing Hand-waving dance 



This work was funded by National Science and Technology plan project, Key Technology Research and Demonstration of Tujia music culture digital protection and display (2015BAK03B03).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qingtang Liu
    • 1
  • Shufan Yu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yang Wang
    • 1
  • Huixiao Le
    • 1
  • Yangyang Yuan
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Educational Information TechnologyCentral China Normal UniversityWuhanChina

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