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Breathe into Fall: The Season of the Lungs

As the season changes from Summer to Fall, temperatures drop and the air dries up. These atmospheric changes put our lungs under stress and we become vulnerable to respiratory illnesses like cold and flu.

atmospheric changes put our lungs under stress
Atmospheric changes put our lungs under stress.

In traditional Chinese Medicine, the lungs are a yin organ and, are associated with positive emotions such as courage, righteousness, and bravery, and negative emotions like grief, sadness, depression, loneliness, pain, and, detachment.

Lungs are associated with negative emotions like grief, sadness and, loneliness
Lungs are associated with negative emotions like grief, sadness and, loneliness

The lungs are also associated with the western direction, the metal element, the virtue of courage to embrace the present moment, joints, bones, and tendons.


It is time to strengthen your lungs and prevent flu and allergies with the practice of Qigong exercises and, a Taoist diet.

At Sadana Center we practice Qigong exercises in conjunction with the season and the weather.


One of my favorites to practice during the Fall Season is a set known as Tiger Qigong.

At this time of the year, we start practicing more this style to help my students stay healthy during these seasonal changes.

It is time to strengthen your lungs and prevent flu and allergies with the practice of Qigong exercises
It is time to strengthen your lungs and prevent flu and allergies with the practice of Qigong exercises

The Symbolic Tiger


One of the functions of the Lung is to govern and energize all the meridians of the body.

Strong Lung Qi helps us maintain wellness. We will be more susceptible to illness if the Lung Qi is weak.


Thus, in Chinese medicine, the tiger is the spiritual animal of the Lung and stands for the essential Lung Qi and vital breath.

In Chinese medicine, the tiger is the spiritual animal of the Lung.
In Chinese medicine, the tiger is the spiritual animal of the Lung.

Tiger Qigong help to strengthen the lungs and also their powerful movements help to create stronger joints and bones.


Let's welcome the Fall Season with the powerful "Shamanic White Tiger" Qigong.


Join me on September 25, 2021, for a special workshop "Happy Bones and Joints", when you will learn the first twelve movements of the potent "White Tiger" Qigong.


This workshop is for all levels. No previous experience is necessary.


Just click here for more information. And hurry up! because the Early Bird Registration ends today 9/15/21

And for my Sadana Center Students use coupon code at checkout: SADANASTUDENT for a $20 discount. (Offer ends 9/15/21)


Through regular practice of the Tiger form, you will strengthen the Lung function, create stronger joints and bones, and increase the "Qi" on your whole body.

Our Next Post


Our diet plays an important role in controlling seasonal influenza for this new season.

When digestion is efficient, there is less tendency for mucus to accumulate.


In our next post, we will talk about the Taoist diet, what to eat and what to avoid during the Fall Season, Qigong exercises that are good for allergies, and healing sounds to restore the lungs.

Breathe into the present moment, boost your immune system, and energize your body with qi.

Love & Qi healing!

Master Shifu Orlando Schiaffino


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