What is the significance of the Dragon and Phoenix in Chinese mythology?

I have these Chinese meditation balls, and I asked a friend what the significance of the Dragon and Phoenix were, each are on a separate ball. My friend told me, the Dragon and Phoenix fight each other in the air. Much as is depicted when I use the balls. She told me they represent Yin and Yang, is this true? Or is... show more I have these Chinese meditation balls, and I asked a friend what the significance of the Dragon and Phoenix were, each are on a separate ball. My friend told me, the Dragon and Phoenix fight each other in the air. Much as is depicted when I use the balls. She told me they represent Yin and Yang, is this true? Or is there a much deeper story to be told?
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