Mar 14, 2015
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As a kind of national culture, the national dance is an aggregation of integrated environmental factors; it gradually derives from people's daily life, and then it is endowed with national cultural spirit and becomes the natural ecology and social ecology unique to one nationality. Tujia waving dance is the product of Tujia cultural and ecologic environment, and it is closely related to the regional cultural elements. From perspective of its social function, except for social communication, it also exerts the fitness function; if we carry out further investigation on Tujia waving dance from perspective of folk custom, we can find that the it has good ornamental value and fitness value in terms of its body movement way. This paper carries out a research on cultural characteristics and fitness value of Tujia waving dance.