IreneLyon

About Irene Lyon

Irene Lyon, MSC. and nervous system expert, teaches people around the world how to work with the nervous system to transform trauma, heal body and mind, and live full, creative lives. To date her online work has reached people in over 57(!) countries – but you can often find her teaching with Elia Mrak at their signature Up & Down workshops or hiking in the mountains or along the Pacific ocean in her hometown of Vancouver, British Columbia. She has her Master’s in Biomedical and Health Science and also has a knack for making complex info easy for ALL of us to understand and apply to our lives. She has extensively studied and practices the works of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, Peter Levine (founder of Somatic Experiencing) and Kathy Kain (founder of Somatic Practice).

Five possible reasons you’re not an SBSM member… yet.

2024-02-22T16:47:00-08:00

In case you are brand new here, SmartBody SmartMind (SBSM) is my signature lifetime membership online curriculum that we run in live 12 week 'semesters', usually a couple times a year. It was created to aid you in becoming your own medicine, such that you can resolve trauma [...]

Five possible reasons you’re not an SBSM member… yet.2024-02-22T16:47:00-08:00

Developing Deep Self-Love & Body Trust – an SBSM success story with Janet

2024-02-19T13:31:04-08:00

Today, I want to re-introduce you to one of our long-standing SmartBody SmartMind™ alumni. I recently re-listened to my first interview with her (from back when we were still using good ol’ Skype for this stuff), and I just KNEW her story would resonate with many of you [...]

Developing Deep Self-Love & Body Trust – an SBSM success story with Janet2024-02-19T13:31:04-08:00

Healing anxiety, addictions and repressed anger [Jerika’s FULL story]

2024-02-16T17:57:33-08:00

Last week when I was doing a livestream on Instagram I caught myself saying,  “I realize it can sound too good to be true that one online program can offer such vast results, but this is what we are seeing.” Well, here I am again with yet another [...]

Healing anxiety, addictions and repressed anger [Jerika’s FULL story]2024-02-16T17:57:33-08:00

Avoiding Long Covid Via Nervous System Regulation Work

2024-02-16T17:47:09-08:00

I want to share Kat's success with you. It’s a good one!  (Kat is a SmartBody SmartMind™ alum who, in a comment thread on our program platform, shared some of her recent SBSM-related wins, which she gave us permission to share here.) If YOU struggle with chronic syndromes [...]

Avoiding Long Covid Via Nervous System Regulation Work2024-02-16T17:47:09-08:00

The power of building capacity and following biological impulses: SBSM Success with Jerika

2024-02-11T14:46:48-08:00

I am excited to share a short video with you today (just under 7 mins), that’s from a long form interview with one of my SmartBody SmartMind (SBSM) students, Jerika (the full interview comes out Monday, February 19). In this short clip she speaks about: All the “weird” [...]

The power of building capacity and following biological impulses: SBSM Success with Jerika2024-02-11T14:46:48-08:00

How to release, shake and process a shock trauma organically

2024-02-01T06:11:05-08:00

It seems I start a lot of my writing by saying,  ‘The toughest thing to understand is…. (enter the thing that is tough to understand) … ‘ And today, I will start this email note to you by saying:  One of the toughest things to understand when it [...]

How to release, shake and process a shock trauma organically2024-02-01T06:11:05-08:00

The trouble with running (only) to the light when healing trauma

2024-01-18T12:06:35-08:00

When you’re lost and suffering, or new to healing trauma, it IS important to focus on the light. To lean into positive resources (like a favourite yoga class, or an affirmation that helps you get out of bed in the morning, or a special blend of herbal tea [...]

The trouble with running (only) to the light when healing trauma2024-01-18T12:06:35-08:00

The connection between nervous system regulation & spiritual development

2024-01-11T17:21:30-08:00

I get this question a fair bit, so here’s a short video on the connection between increased nervous system regulation and spiritual development.  (And by the way: this is not about religion or practicing a certain faith per se; it is about a stronger and deeper connection to [...]

The connection between nervous system regulation & spiritual development2024-01-11T17:21:30-08:00