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 toxins (like mold) impact the nervous system

I have a new video for you today that was inspired by the many questions my team and I get around how toxins impact our nervous system.  Now, the word “toxin” can mean many things, but the usual ones we are asked about are things like mold, harsh [...]

By |2022-05-12T13:18:13-07:00May 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Why you can’t reset or reboot the nervous system (but you can definitely heal & rewire it!)

So much in that subject line, right? A few weeks ago, I wrote a postl that went a little viral via my social feeds, so I felt like making a video about some concepts that I feel are important to understand when it comes to this work of [...]

By |2022-04-28T14:22:36-07:00May 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|

How migraines, chronic anxiety, & unhealed early trauma connect

I think the title of this new video says it all: How migraines, chronic anxiety, & unhealed early trauma connect.  What is interesting here is that we could replace the term ‘migraine’ with: -Chronic fatigue -Fibromyalgia -Autoimmunity -Chronic pain -Irritable bowel syndrome -Raynauds -POTS As well as ‘chronic [...]

By |2022-04-21T13:25:00-07:00April 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|

What does a somatic healing session look like?

Back in the day, when I was younger (newer) at talking about my work, and what this work “looks like,” I would try to give some definitive examples of how a private session might go.  I quickly realized that whenever I would try to do this, it would [...]

By |2022-04-14T19:15:50-07:00April 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

“Healing” Gone Bad

Were you following my work a year ago? Did you catch this special topic lecture I did themed,  “Healing” Gone Bad? Here are some of the topics I covered:  Psilocybin and other ‘awakenings’  Importance of understanding stored trauma Plant medicine ceremonies Neuroplastic Sequencing (importance in meditation, breathwork, EMDR) [...]

By |2022-04-09T14:03:16-07:00April 10th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Harnessing the sun for health and healing with Sarah Kleiner

Spring has sprung up here in the Northern hemisphere, which means longer days with a lot more glow from that glorious and essential sun that we all share.  And speaking of sun and more light … Last Summer I got mildly obsessed with a topic that was completely [...]

By |2022-05-04T18:08:40-07:00April 4th, 2022|Nervous System Health|