For those who practice tai chi, it's a calming meditation mixed with a low-impact physical workout. But for the uninitiated, it can apparently be a little scary. Here's a lesson from Boise-based tai chi instructor Jeffrey Vik: When practicing tai chi in the back yard while visiting your mother, beware of elderly neighbors calling the police and claiming you have murdered your mother and are doing some sort of ritualistic celebration dance. Never underestimate the intimidation power of slow motion movements.
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