Yoga & Peace

Yoga for Refugees in the UK

Would you be interested in teaching yoga to refugees to promote their mental and emotional wellbeing?

A group of Satyananda Yoga / Bihar Yoga teachers has been offering free yoga classes to London-based refugees since the beginning of 2016. Our classes focus on gentle relaxation and restorative practices that are accessible to participants of all ages and levels.

We are currently offering classes in London, Liverpool and Yorkshire. To meet the widespread need, our project is also training additional yoga teachers in the the therapeutic use of yoga to alleviate suffering and release trauma.

“Yoga is my medicine. I would rather go to yoga than take even one paracetamol.”
– Feedback form, Liverpool participant, 2019

If you would like to take part by teaching a refugee yoga class in your local area, please write to Tools for Inner Peace with details of the group you would like to work with. We can cover a teaching stipend, possible venue hire costs, as well as a small amount to allow for the purchase of yoga mats if necessary.

Please join us in this exciting work!