IreneLyon

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).

“Healing” Gone Bad

2022-04-09T14:03:16-07:00

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) [...]

“Healing” Gone Bad2022-04-09T14:03:16-07:00

Harnessing the sun for health and healing with Sarah Kleiner

2022-05-04T18:08:40-07:00

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 [...]

Harnessing the sun for health and healing with Sarah Kleiner2022-05-04T18:08:40-07:00

4 things that keep people from healing trauma

2022-03-20T20:24:16-07:00

As many new members settle into our online courses this month, I’ve been thinking a lot about what keeps people from succeeding at this work (and these ‘people’ could be those who are in my paid programs, those engaging with my free resources, or anyone doing somatic healing [...]

4 things that keep people from healing trauma2022-03-20T20:24:16-07:00

Should we biohack the vagus nerve?

2022-03-26T13:11:15-07:00

I think one of the most misunderstood things about this cranial nerve is that it has many different functions which SHIFT based on environment, external stimuli, personal internal capacity, our trauma history, and social situations. 1 - There is a social engagement portion that innervates 'stuff' above [...]

Should we biohack the vagus nerve?2022-03-26T13:11:15-07:00

We are living in unpredictable and ever-changing times

2022-03-09T09:10:34-08:00

We are living in unpredictable and ever-changing times, that is for certain. And when the environment around us is like this, and there isn't any sign of it changing anytime soon, I believe and know from experience that we must muster ALL healing resources internally – neurobiologically, [...]

We are living in unpredictable and ever-changing times2022-03-09T09:10:34-08:00

From almost dying, to thriving: a story of nervous system healing in action

2022-06-23T12:41:09-07:00

One of the messages I commonly hear from my SmartBody SmartMind program alum goes something like this: “You saved my life.”  Just the other day, this YouTube comment floated by my eyes:  * * * And just last week, I released a new interview with [...]

From almost dying, to thriving: a story of nervous system healing in action2022-06-23T12:41:09-07:00

Bringing nervous system education to career, coaching, and client work

2022-02-12T16:39:38-08:00

Today I have a new interview chat for you with one of my SmartBody SmartMind students, Donnie Hill.  I spoke with Donnie a couple of years back for my channel, and we thought it was time to do a round two, now that he’s had a good chunk [...]

Bringing nervous system education to career, coaching, and client work2022-02-12T16:39:38-08:00

Can healing the nervous system heal POTS?

2022-02-06T08:55:22-08:00

When we restore health back to the nervous system, one of the spots that improves is our cardiovascular health. A common ‘syndrome’ that people experience when their autonomic nervous system is in dysregulation is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) … which is a technical medical term for:  ‘Poor [...]

Can healing the nervous system heal POTS?2022-02-06T08:55:22-08:00

Can kids do neurosensory exercises?

2022-01-30T22:23:05-08:00

A common question my team and I get is what a parent can do to help their kids who are living with nervous system-related troubles such as anxiety, depression, ADD, and chronic health issues, just to name a few. Many ask if my online resources and programs are [...]

Can kids do neurosensory exercises?2022-01-30T22:23:05-08:00
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