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).

Does healing trauma increase creativity?

This latest video was inspired by a question I got from my social media feeds that went something like this:  “Does one need to be finished healing before you get access to creativity, or do you access it along the way?”  In this week’s video I answer this [...]

By |2020-09-17T15:12:22-07:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How 5 different trauma patterns can create the same ailment & illness

Got a question for you:  How do you think it’s possible for a professional gymnast, a baby that got yanked out of the birth canal with forceps, an infant that was physically abused, a person that grew up in a war torn country, and a child that was [...]

By |2020-09-07T17:25:58-07:00September 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Past life trauma, healing it, & much more.

Yes, you read that right, today’s long-form interview is with a special guest who is an expert on past life trauma.  Now, some of you might be wondering what happened to Irene, the science gal?  Rest assured, it’s still me, I haven’t been cloned and replaced by a [...]

By |2020-09-04T10:16:32-07:00September 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

How to feel safe when all we feel is stress & fear

Guess what? I’m writing a book. The entire process is embryonic, but the seed has been planted. (Not to keep you in suspense, but that’s as much as I can tell you.) I’m sharing this with you today, not for encouragement (even though I’ll happily take it!), but [...]

By |2020-08-27T13:56:07-07:00August 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The link between early childhood stress and chronic illness

Today I’m sharing a new video that gets into the links between early childhood stress (aka: adversity, abuse, bad stuff that happens to us, and so on) and chronic illness later in life.  While this is old news on the research and science front, it is still having [...]

By |2020-08-22T12:26:02-07:00August 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|