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).

Hydrotherapy, Terrain Theory, & Naturopathic Musings

I think it goes without saying that my scope of practice and all the levels of learning and big healings that take place for my students within my online hallways are 100% natural. My students are capitalizing on the human system’s innate capacity to heal and thrive, even [...]

By |2022-01-03T18:59:25-08:00December 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|

7 Habits for Successful Nervous System Regulation

This past year, my team and I embarked on studying the effects of my SmartBody SmartMind (SBSM) curriculum with a group of our students. The results thus far have been positive, and have shown exactly what our participants have been anecdotally sharing with us over the years, which [...]

By |2021-12-10T10:28:15-08:00December 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|

SAFETY. A nervous system & somatic perspective

Welcome to December!  I’m not sure how we got to this point in the year so fast, but here we are after completing another journey around the sun and another calendar year sneaking up …. For those who just started the 21 Day Nervous System Tune-Up, I wanted [...]

By |2021-12-02T15:26:47-08:00December 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|

“My baseline pain scale is now zero” The power of starting, learning, & healing

Earlier this year, I shared a letter that one of my 21-day nervous system tune-up alums sent my way, expressing her joy and gratitude for the multi-level healing she experienced this past year.  Today, I have an interview chat to share with you, wherein we dive into her [...]

By |2022-01-06T13:51:47-08:00November 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Healing Sexual Trauma – A Somatic & Nervous System Approach

Hello there,  Last month the focus of my special topic lecture was all on the somatic and nervous system approach to healing sexual trauma. In case you missed it, I wanted to showcase this lecture today. While the scope of this subject is broad and complex, [...]

By |2021-11-10T18:25:47-08:00November 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Is anger medicine? A nervous system & biological perspective

What do you think:  Can the all too often vilified emotion we know as anger be medicine?  In my personal and professional experience, it is one hundred percent medicine when we know what anger’s purpose actually is, what our biological capacity for it is, and then how to [...]

By |2021-11-04T19:02:45-07:00November 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|