Why Martial Arts Tournaments and Competitions May Be Right for You!

At The Peaceful Dragon, we encourage all of our martial arts students to periodically enter and compete in competitions. Whether they are a beginner, intermediate or advanced, and at any age, experiencing martial arts talent from other schools while sharing your progress with a large group of like-minded peers is a singular experience. Queen Charlotte’s […]

Can Martial Arts Help with Anger Management and Aggression Issues?

It is more common than you might think for new martial arts students to ask whether or not practicing Kung Fu and Martial Arts can help with anger management issues. It might seem counterintuitive that “learning to fight” could actually simmer one’s temper and lower their tendency to engage in physical altercations, but it is […]

Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

In a word, yes, yoga can help you lose weight. But, not in the traditional way, you may be accustomed to. Weight loss, while difficult for many to achieve, is a simple math formula of taking in fewer calories than you spend. When your body uses energy beyond its caloric intake, weight loss occurs. To […]

Charlotte Martial Arts Newsletter February 2018

The Peaceful Dragon Newsletter – February 2018 February Holidays Great American Pie Month 3rd   Feed the Birds Day                                     16th Chinese New Year’s Day 6th   National Chopsticks Day                            20th Love Your Pet Day 11th   Make a Friend Day                                    26th  Tell a Fairy Tale Day 14th   Valentine’s Day                                         28th   Mardi Gras Message from Mastery Eric Sbarge Body, […]

Charlotte Chinese New Year Festival 2018

The Peaceful Dragon is hosting our 21st Annual Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday, February 10th from 11 am to 2 pm at our Cultural Center. Admission is $3/person $5/family. Or FREE with a non-perishable food donation for Loaves and Fishes charity. 12610 Steele Creek Rd. (Hwy. 160) Charlotte, NC 28273 What is the Chinese […]

Improving Your Meditation: Moving Toward Stillness?

Numerous physical and mental benefits await you when you calm and quiet your mind through meditation – improved concentration, deeper relaxation, the release of stress, greater awareness, more patience – the list can keep going. But if you’re like most people, when you first try to take up meditation you find that your mind is […]

Stick to Your Health & Fitness New Year’s Resolution by Adding Yoga to the Mix

Each year hundreds of thousands of people make health and fitness part of their New Year’s Resolution goals. By the beginning of February, only a small fraction are still taking the appropriate action to make that goal a reality. At the Peaceful Dragon, we are quite certain that adding Yoga into your fitness and self-care […]

Charlotte Martial Arts Newsletter January 2018

 The Peaceful Dragon Newsletter: January 2018 January Holidays! National Blood Donor Month 3rd Festival of Sleep Day                          16th Appreciate a Dragon Day 6th Cuddle Up Day                                     20th National Cheese Lover Day 10th Houseplant Appreciation Day      24th Compliment Day 13th International Skeptics Day            31st Inspire your Heart with Art Day Message from Master Eric Sbarge Happy […]

Charlotte Martial Arts for Weight Loss

At The Peaceful Dragon, we approach every martial art with a goal for a healthy mind, body, and spirit. Our comprehensive programs use martial arts instruction as the foundation for building good health. Sometimes achieving good health means working towards weight loss goals. The most obvious ways that Martial Arts, including Kung Fu and Tai […]

Charlotte Martial Arts Newsletter December 2017

The Peaceful Dragon Newsletter: December 2017 December Holidays! Write a Friend Month 4th Santa’s List Day                      21st Look on the Bright Side Day 7th Pearl Harbor Day                   25th Christmas Day 13th Violin Day                              27th Nat’l […]