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).

Why we learn to push through when our boundaries aren’t respected

Every now and then, a comment comes through my YouTube channel that creates an array of emotions within me, and reminds me why:  a) my work is super important b) your work is super important My work is being the educator and messenger that I am.  Your work [...]

By |2021-02-04T13:15:11-08:00February 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Healing religious trauma & navigating faith crises

Today, I have another one of my interview chats for you. Meet Amy! Amy’s story is all about her big awakening and leaving the Mormon faith. While this talk revolves around her life story, religious ‘freeze’ as she calls it, and the departure from her religious upbringings, I [...]

By |2021-01-30T14:09:32-08:00January 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Real Healing Means Real Feeling

If you’re new here (welcome!) I wanted you to know that I do monthly special topic lectures via my social media channels, with topics discussed late last year being ‘anger as medicine,’ ‘healing adrenal fatigue,’ and ‘healthy vs toxic shame.’ The final lecture of 2020 was a hit, [...]

By |2021-01-23T12:22:45-08:00January 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

My 2021 analogy for healing the nervous system & trauma

Last year, around this time, I released a vlog that described how learning a second language as an adult is analogous to learning how to create nervous system regulation (for the first time) as an adult.  I write “for the first time” in brackets, because for some here, [...]

By |2021-01-10T13:40:52-08:00January 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The origin story of procrastination, self-sabotage, and fleeing from health

I thought this might be a perfect time to share what was without a doubt the most popular (liked, commented, shared) social media post of 2020. It’s got to do with the subject line you see here: the origin story of procrastination, self-sabotage, and fleeing from health; and because this concept hit [...]

By |2021-01-03T14:22:21-08:00January 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|