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).

How to come out of a chronic freeze response after repeated stress & trauma

2022-08-23T13:43:08-07:00

This is one of the BIGGEST questions I get. How does a person come out of a chronic shutdown and functional freeze stress physiology after they've been shutdown and not able to feel or process past emotions, memories and sensations effectively, or for many, not at all. This [...]

How to come out of a chronic freeze response after repeated stress & trauma2022-08-23T13:43:08-07:00

Healing chronic illness and growing nervous system regulation

2022-08-21T10:42:45-07:00

The past couple of months, I’ve been connecting with participants from my online courses to hear their stories of learning, healing, and transformation.  And I know that the word ‘transformation’ is used a lot in the health and wellness worlds, but trust me when I say, these folks [...]

Healing chronic illness and growing nervous system regulation2022-08-21T10:42:45-07:00

Time to talk about surgical trauma – a personal story.

2022-08-18T15:39:44-07:00

This article is about an experience I had in Spring 2021 after a simple knee surgery. It explains how a current event, in this case a simple surgical procedure, can help heal old events. For me, it helped heal the trauma from a whole bunch of earlier [...]

Time to talk about surgical trauma – a personal story.2022-08-18T15:39:44-07:00

3 things to know when healing anxiety

2022-08-17T08:04:09-07:00

I recently got news that some of my SmartBody SmartMind (SBSM) students absolutely LOVED an old YouTube video of mine wherein I talk about, ‘The 3 things to know when healing anxiety.’ To be honest, I don’t remember every single detail of every single video I’ve done, so [...]

3 things to know when healing anxiety2022-08-17T08:04:09-07:00

The positive impact of nervous system healing for diabetes

2022-08-11T16:46:13-07:00

One of the coolest things about my job is learning about the many stories of healing from my students. They are especially cool when the shifts I hear about might’ve been deemed “not possible” by most in the medical establishment. (And, just to be clear, I’ve got NOTHING [...]

The positive impact of nervous system healing for diabetes2022-08-11T16:46:13-07:00

Understanding sunlight for health and healing with Carrie Bennett

2022-08-03T14:33:33-07:00

In 2001 and 2008, I dove deep into the practices and applications of the Feldenkrais Method and Somatic Experiencing, respectively.  These two finds were life and career changing for so many reasons (I talk about this on my about page).  Then last year, one of my students introduced [...]

Understanding sunlight for health and healing with Carrie Bennett2022-08-03T14:33:33-07:00

Too young to be in so much pain (resharing a powerful healing story)

2022-07-31T10:00:28-07:00

Hello folks! Truth be told, I’ve been downplaying the power of my online courses, until now.  Why have I been downplaying them, you may ask? It takes time to build up enough evidence and real-life stories and shares to finally say:  This stuff really works.  Now, this stuff [...]

Too young to be in so much pain (resharing a powerful healing story)2022-07-31T10:00:28-07:00

Optimizing our health using quantum biologic principles with Corey Ghazvini

2022-08-03T10:51:39-07:00

Over the last year, I’ve been learning about something called circadian and quantum biology.  I originally introduced this topic to my audience three months ago with this guest interview, and if you haven't watched this inaugural chat with Sarah Kleiner, consider watching this one before today’s new interview.  [...]

Optimizing our health using quantum biologic principles with Corey Ghazvini2022-08-03T10:51:39-07:00

The power of clear intentions and growing our attention with Chris Dierkes

2022-07-16T15:34:41-07:00

Two of the most important elements when it comes to somatically-based therapeutic practices (my expertise and specialty!) is learning how to cultivate the power of intention and attention.  For the work I teach my students: Intention is important for directing our awareness for self-healing, whereas, Attention is important [...]

The power of clear intentions and growing our attention with Chris Dierkes2022-07-16T15:34:41-07:00

What’s been going on this year & what’s to come!

2022-06-28T12:59:34-07:00

This is a short update (in video format) to touch base and let you know what's been going on within my world of nervous system health and healing.  The last six months have been FULL for myself and my team; running my monthly online offerings and program curriculums, [...]

What’s been going on this year & what’s to come!2022-06-28T12:59:34-07:00
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