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).

How to find a good somatic practitioner

So how do you find a good somatic practitioner?  This is a question I’m getting a lot these days as more and more people are (finally) waking up to the absolute necessity of working at the body, felt-sense, nervous system, and movement (motor) levels because this is the [...]

By |2019-11-17T12:39:31-08:00November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Hello from Austria! + The last month in review

Why hello there! I’m writing this month to you from a rainy Austria as I take a little downtime after a full month of travel and teaching.  While words cannot convey the amount of learning, goodness, and witnessing that have taken place over the past 30 days, here’s [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:17:26-08:00November 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How to heal adrenal fatigue by working with stress organs

I’ve got a new vlog for you today and it’s all about working at a deeper level to help heal adrenal fatigue/burnout. Adrenal fatigue is something a lot of folks experience and it requires work at the level of what I call the ‘stress organs’. Working at this [...]

By |2019-11-14T14:42:48-08:00November 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Disgust: The gateway emotion for healing toxic shame

I’m writing this blog post from a quaint café within the seaside town of Brighton, UK. It has been a full three weeks since landing in Stockholm earlier this month and I just finished teaching the third of our four Up & Down workshops with my teaching partner, [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:28:38-08:00October 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The 5 Stages of Neuroplastic Healing

At two separate times in my private practice I have had two different people (they didn’t know on another) express some pretty big frustration in their attempts to meditate. Both said the same thing to me, and this is a direct quote: “...(trying to meditate) was like being locked [...]

By |2019-10-13T17:43:31-07:00October 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|