About The Peaceful Dragon

Authentic Martial Arts Classes at The Peaceful Dragon

You can learn tai chi and other Chinese internal martial arts, meditation, qigong, Shaolin kung fu and shuai chiao (Chinese grappling) at the Peaceful Dragon.


adult martial arts classes

At The Peaceful Dragon, you can learn tai chi, meditation, qigong, and kung fu. Tai Chi and martial arts classes are taught by instructors trained personally by our Head Instructor, Master Eric Sbarge.

See for yourself why we’ve been voted “Best Martial Arts School” and “Best Yoga Studio” by The Charlotte Observer, and chosen as “Best Martial Arts” by Charlotte Parent Magazine, Charlotte’s Best Magazine, Creative Loafing, and others. We maintain an A+ Rating with the Charlotte BBB (Better Business Bureau), and we consistently average 4.5 to 5-Star Reviews on Google, Facebook, and Yelp.

Our classes are held several mornings and evenings per week in healthy, outdoor natural park settings with covered picnic shelters available to ensure your progress rain or shine. Beginner and advanced students are welcome – kung fu open to adults and kids aged 8 and up, tai chi open to teens and adults.

Call 704-572-6854 to schedule your FREE Introductory Class!

“I enjoy the variety of students that attend our school. They are young and old, male and female, but all are equal in the eyes of our art form.”
Stuart Edmondson, Engineer

“The Peaceful Dragon is not just a place where people go to learn the physical aspects of the Martial Arts but there is also the philosophy that reinforces the physical aspects. The student gets the whole package of mind, body, spirit development.”
Keith Burnett, Stagehand