She bought it second hand from one of her classmates at a workshop she was taking. A little google searching revealed the following claim... Health is daily MOVEMENT, which creates OXYGENATION and DETOXIFICATION. The Original Chi Machine gets your body moving, inside and out.
Sounds like it's trying to displace what exercise would? Hmmm... not sure what to think of this new toy. I guess I'll have to try it and see.