Tai Chi was developed as a 13th century Chinese martial art it was designed specifically for defence training, but over the years its series of slow, flowing exercises and rhythmic breathing has provided strong evidence of a range of health benefits such as :

Lowering blood pressure.
Improving muscle strength.
Reducing Stress and Anxiety and offers a more restful sleep.
Regular Tai Chi exercises will promote weight loss, improve flexibility and cognition.
Improving balance and reduces the risk of falling in older people
Reduces pain from arthritis.
Slowing the onset of dementia.
Improving significantly physical function in osteoarthritis.