Tag Archives: tai chi

How Can I Counteract the Negative Effects of Sitting at Work All Day?

It is common for today’s professionals to be required to sit for a majority of their day. Usually at a desk. And while sit/stand desks have provided tremendous benefits and you may even have a treadmill desk, there are still negative health risks that come with sitting and being still for so much of your […]

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 […]

Should I Wait to Start Tai Chi Until My Injury Heals?

No matter what your age or fitness level, injuries during athletics and physical activities are a reality. Severe or minor, recovering from an injury can become a long and boring process, as your previous active lifestyle has you itching to get moving again. Often, downtime during healing leads to an idea to try new activities […]

Charlotte Martial Arts Newsletter May 2018

The Peaceful Dragon Newsletter – May 2018 May Holidays National Salad Month 1st      Mother Goose Day                      16th   Love a Tree Day 4th     Star Wars Day                               18th   International Museum Day 8th   No Socks Day                                  23rd  Lucky Penny Day 13th   Frog Jumping Day                         […]

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 […]

Exercise Beats Drugs or Surgery for Most Back Pain

As recently reported by NBC News, lower back pain is the leading cause of disability around the world, and yet it almost always gets the wrong treatments.   Doctors typically prescribe drugs (opioids) or surgery, but studies show that drugs and surgery not only fail to work for back pain in most cases, but they […]

Charlotte Martial Arts Newsletter March 2018

The Peaceful Dragon Newsletter – March 2018 March Holidays National Nutrition Month 1st Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day                           17th Saint Patrick’s Day 4th   Hug a GI Day Day                                        20th Tea for Two Day 9th   Panic Day                                                     23rd  Nat’l Puppy […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]