Tai Chi and Kung Fu for Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Wellbeing

You don’t have to live on the peaks of the Himalayas to cultivate a powerful mind, body and spirit. Join Charlotte’s most authentic and traditional school for adult martial arts, tai chi, and meditation and discover how you can enjoy lasting health, fitness, happiness and peace of mind!

A Message from Eric Sbarge, Director and Head Instructor:

Master Eric Sbarge - director, adult martial arts

If we could help you reduce your stress and worries, get extremely healthy and fit, cultivate a stronger and more positive spirit, even learn top self-defense skills—wouldn’t you want to learn more about what The Peaceful Dragon has to offer?

Imagine the improvements to your life when you attain:

  • Effective stress management
  • Lasting weight loss and fitness
  • Strong self-defense and combat skills
  • Reduction or elimination of negative thought patterns and habits
  • Control over chronic ailments
  • Improved mental clarity and focus
  • Better flexibility and coordination
  • Increased energy and vitality
  • A more positive spirit and outlook
  • Interaction with, friendly, positive and highly motivated people

I know you can achieve these benefits and more at The Peaceful Dragon because thousands of people already have.  Continue reading to learn more about our adult martial arts and fitness classes, or call us at 704-572-6854 to schedule your free introductory class!

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.

Discover how you can achieve life's most meaningful gifts of pysical and mental health and wellness, greater confidence, real peace of mind, spiritual awakening, greater wisdom and compassion…
The Peaceful Dragon has become the most popular and successful school for Charlotte Martial Arts, Tai Chi, and Zen Meditation in Charlotte – in fact in the Carolinas – for four main reasons:

“Master Sbarge is very knowledgeable in the arts. The curriculum is comprehensive and challenging and a joy to learn. The instructors are great.” –Dale Guadagna, Charlotte, NC, Solutions Development

“Master Sbarge is a very calm, personable teacher, never arrogant yet extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of the Chinese arts.” –Natalia Hill, 28, computer programmer

“I lost 50 pounds during the first six months of starting classes at The Peaceful Dragon. I am stronger, more confident and healthier at 33 than I was at 23. My mind is calmer and my focus at work is much sharper.” -Frank Tippet, Bond Investor, Charlotte, NC

“The Peaceful Dragon’s instructors have a thorough knowledge of the martial and meditative aspects of the arts and teach without egotism or show. The curriculum is a full system of physical and spiritual fitness. The students are fun people to spend time with too.” -Beth Rudowske, Copy Editor, Rock Hill, SC