Choosing the Right Kung Fu Studio

Whether you are an experienced martial arts student or a beginner, who is in search of the right kung fu studio in Charlotte, The Peaceful Dragon invites you to visit our studio. There are many benefits to joining a martial arts school, for both mind and body, which we often write about.  If you have […]

The Best Martial Arts in Charlotte for Health and Wellness

For many, who are first beginning their martial arts journey, the motivation is led by a longing for physical improvement.  There are many physical benefits to making martial arts a regular part of your life.  Strength, balance, and weight loss are three attainable physical improvements.  But the physical practice transcends the body. At The Peaceful […]

Add Martial Arts Classes to Your Personal Transformation Tool Kit

Transformation is one of the most powerful forces in life. Humans have an amazing capability of deciding to make big change and succeeding. Whether you’re focused on a transformative journey for your mind, body, or spirit, martial arts can be a vehicle for a powerful shift that can change your life. Physical Transformation It is […]

Reshape Your Body with Martial Arts Classes in Charlotte

For those who struggle through a variety of diets and workouts to achieve better health and weight loss, it can be a roller coaster. One of the easy pitfalls to tumble into is the desire for fast and easy results. It is when a person commits to a lifestyle change for better health that they […]

How to Stay on a Healthy Track While Still Enjoying the Holidays with Family & Friends

The holidays are one of the most common times of year to fall out of healthy eating and fitness routines. From travel, big family meals, and altered schedules, sticking to the routine can be not only a huge challenge but sometimes completely impossible. And, to be honest, most of us want and could use the […]

How Does Martial Arts Help with Anxiety?

Anxiety is a state of uneasiness or worries, typically about an impending event, past trauma, or an uncertain outcome. It is a normal emotion that when triggered during a threatening situation or event is necessary for survival. Anxiety is the correlating feeling one gets when our fight-or-flight response arises in the face of danger. However, […]

10 Ways to Ease Holiday Stress that You May Not Have Considered

Stress is a fact of life for most Charlotte residents. While levels of stress vary, the causes of stress are plentiful. Work, traffic, kids, traffic, money, traffic, personal relationships, and more. The most wonderful time of the year happens to also come with additional stress for some. Holiday stress is no joke, as our normal […]

Traditional Kung Fu & TCM Remedies for Injuries and Illness

We are not medical professionals, nor should any of this be taken as medical advice above your doctor’s recommendations. In our school, we discuss and share Kung Fu and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as it relates to common remedies for injuries and illness. At a recent Mastery Roundtable, we discussed how practicing Kung Fu can […]

6 Ways to Improve Physical Balance and Limit Risk of a Dangerous Fall

Gaining and maintaining good physical balance is an important part of keeping yourself healthy and well. Good balance requires decent muscle strength in your core, back, and stabilizing leg muscles. As you begin to get older, balance is vital in avoiding falls that can lead to major injuries such as broken hips, pelvises, wrists, and […]

A Look Ahead to the Peaceful Dragon Japan & China trip 2019

From October 15th through October 27th we will be embarking on our fourth group tour of Asia! The two-week tour was designed specifically for The Peaceful Dragon and our affiliated schools. The tour will include both China and Japan and will be packed with educational, historical, and cultural experiences. We are thrilled to see some […]