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).

If we always need a strategy to calm ourselves we are not regulated

Got a short one for you today that is all about what true nervous system regulation REALLY is. Dive in.  Please know that reaching this holy grail of health (aka: full autonomic nervous system regulation) does not mean that we won’t get stressed out.  [...]

By |2021-05-04T11:38:04-07:00April 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

“Healing” Gone Bad (Special Topic Lecture Replay)

I wanted to do a special topic lecture on “Healing” Gone Bad because of the many emails, social media messages, and stories from my past clients and current online students, telling the tales of “healing” modalities and others sorts of trauma releasing techniques rendering them not only NOT [...]

By |2021-04-15T13:02:54-07:00April 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Why body tension can increase when healing trauma

In this week’s vlog, I take you on a bit of a journey through some of my own personal discoveries around old traumas surfacing, body tension, and also severe physical pain. Long story short, I did a lot of intense and shock-producing sports in my childhood, teens, twenties, [...]

By |2021-04-08T20:03:38-07:00April 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Why we can get overwhelmed when we start healing our trauma

A common thing that happens when we begin excavating old traumas at the somatic level is a sense of overwhelm.  From my experience this can be due to a few things, and while this week’s vlog doesn’t cover each and every aspect of why someone might feel overwhelmed [...]

By |2021-04-03T17:19:08-07:00April 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|