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).

My health regimen (20 years in the making!)

(Truth be told) I’ve resisted doing this video for a good while now, mainly because I know each human is unique, and what is good for one person won’t necessarily be good for another.  But ... a little while ago, back in May, I caught this YouTube comment [...]

By |2021-08-22T00:51:31-07:00August 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Why are some people more resilient than others?

It goes without saying that human beings are not your regular “animal.”  And while I don’t know the historical references that put the word ‘being’ after human instead of ‘animal,’ it’s clear we human beings are unique beyond measure, and because of this, our individual resilience will be [...]

By |2021-08-14T17:00:51-07:00August 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Self-sabotage: a nervous system & unhealed trauma perspective

About a year ago this week, my special topic lecture of the month was all on the origins of self-sabotage.  It was a massive hit, with comments like these: Because of this topic's popularity, and how this insidious behaviour can paralyze us from moving [...]

By |2021-08-07T13:07:16-07:00August 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Healing wisdom for a new world with Chris Dierkes

I’m thrilled to bring you round three with my good friend, mentor, and expert on all things soul and spirit, Chris Dierkes. In our most recent chat, we start off our conversation around the uptick in folks moving towards plant medicines and other psychedelics for healing (plus the [...]

By |2021-07-20T19:42:25-07:00July 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Healing from fibromyalgia, EDS, POTS + more mental clarity too!

A little while ago, my team and I received an unsolicited letter from one of our course participants filled with so many transformations at all human levels -- neurological, physical, emotional, mental, environmental -- that I had to share it via a video.  (BTW: I have full permission [...]

By |2021-07-15T19:29:17-07:00July 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|