If you get up at 5am you can sometimes find Tai Chi practitioners out on their lawn. Their slow, deliberate movements are rarely considered threatening to passers-by.
Tai Chi is usually performed for health and wellness benefits. The movements help create flexibility in the body, and the practice itself is relaxing. Many people report benefits to their overall health as a result of incorporating Tai Chi into their lives.
People who don’t report health benefits from Tai Chi however, are the ones who still take it as a literal martial art. Take the guy in the video below as an example: