Yoga for Refugees at Ourmala in London - Yoga Journal

Live Be Yoga: This Rare Sanctuary in London Offers Refugees a Safe Space to Practice Yoga

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Live Be Yoga ambassadors Jeremy Falk and Aris Seaberg are on a road trip across the country to share real talk with master teachers, explore innovative classes, and so much more—all to illuminate what's in store for the future of yoga. Follow the tour and get the latest stories @livebeyoga on Instagram and Facebook.

In London for the first time, the Live Be Yoga duo visited Ourmala, an organization that offers a safe space for asylum-seekers and refugees—including survivors of trafficking and modern-day slavery. Aligned with the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma and Recovery, Ourmala provides a path toward healing and assimilating to UK society through access to yoga and meditation classes. Here, Jeremy and Aris join a class, meet CEO, founder, and, yoga teacher Emily Brett, and speak to a courageous student about her experience.

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