OURMALA helps refugees and asylum-seekers rebuild their lives and integrate. Most are recovering from atrocities such as torture, sexual violence in conflict and human trafficking, registered with the UK Home Office.


Three essentials we provide:

A safe space to breathe and stability through Yoga.

Access to critical services, such as housing, legal aid and healthcare.

Help fulfilling their potential.



Founded in
2011

We have helped
400+
refugees

We work with
30+
Referring organisations


  • WHY YOGA . . .
    “I feel positive and hope keep practicing Yoga every day. I will have a good night’s sleep, less panic attacks.” – S.
  • WHY YOGA . . .
    “It relaxes my mind, de-stresses me and I found out that with consistent practicing, I will be more flexible.” – O.
  • WHY YOGA . . .
    “I have no one. Pain, it goes after Yoga. I sleep, feel hope. Thank you so much.” – H.
  • WHY YOGA . . .
    “Yoga helps me concentrate for English. Sometimes, I’ve bad feelings about past. Yoga helps me forget bad things and relax.” – C.
  • WHY YOGA . . .
    “In Yoga I found love, peace and happiness days. Thanks. Yoga is fantastic wonderful is happy is light in the dark life. Is friendly is love. I’m different is peace inside. Thanks a lot for your time, your patience.” – K.

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