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What You Need to Know About the Chinese Dance ‘Water Sleeves’

In traditional Chinese dance, water sleeves refer to extensions to the cuff of garment sleeves. Their name comes from the fact that the performers use the water sleeves to create movements that remind one of flowing, whirling water. For a dancer, mastering water sleeves techniques takes a lot of effort and time. History of water ...

Emma Lu

A Chinese dancer.