Guxie or Guozhuang is a form of circle dancing common in Tibet. Guxie is the name used in the Yaluzangbu River basin, and Guozhuang is the name used in Changdu and the other prefectures.
The dance has different forms and characteristics in each different area. The forms used in Batang, Changdu and shanan prefecture are the most outstanding. The dance itself has many different variations such as for sacrificial rites, celebrations, marriage ceremonies and matches. The most variation is for the match between villages. In this variation, there is no limitation as to the number of participants and the dance is done without music accompaniment. The dancers are divided in a male group and a female group. They form a circle, hand in hand, and follow a leader. Using foot stamping as the rhythm. Tibetans use dancing as a means to relieve fatigue, while their youth use it as a chance for expressing love.