Tag Archives: health

How to Lose Weight with Charlotte Martial Arts and Tai Chi

It is not a secret to most of our readers that regular Martial Arts, Tai Chi, and Yoga practice can all help you lose weight. But, you may not know the best way to approach these classes if indeed weight loss is one of your top goals. Attending class regularly is a great start, as […]

Charlotte Martial Arts Newsletter April 2018

The Peaceful Dragon Newsletter – April 2018 April Holidays National Poetry Month 1st      Easter/April Fool’s Day                       15th   World Art Day 6th     National Tartan Day                            20th   Volunteer Recognition Day 11th   Barbershop Quartet Day                    23rd  East Meets West Day 13th   Scrabble Day                                         28th  Great Poetry Reading Day Message from Mastery Eric Sbarge […]

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 […]

How Martial Arts for Children Can Help Achieve School Success

You may know that martial arts is great for health and wellness, but martial arts for kids in Charlotte can improve other areas of their life too. Did you know that regular practice of children’s Karate or Kung Fu can actually make your child a better student? The skills acquired in martial arts training trickle […]

Wanting something, and being willing to do what’s required to attain it, are two different things.

By Master Eric Sbarge If I ask, “Who wants good health, a clear and focused mind, a positive attitude, and a productive and peaceful lifestyle?” everyone’s hand goes up. But if I then ask who is willing to significantly change their eating habits, organize time in their day to meditate and exercise, cut ties with […]

The Science & Health Benefits Behind Tai Chi

Written By: Lao Shr B. Dale Saufley, certified teacher, The Peaceful Dragon  As a student who came to the martial arts kind of late in life, I am now a firm believer in the benefits of our system and approach. Even though my main focus has been in the internal arts of tai chi, pagua, yoga […]