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Do you have severe asthma?

Novel Activity Management in Severe Asthma - Tailored Exercise (NAMASTE): Yoga and Mindfulness

The University of Newcastle is currently recruiting participants for a clinical trial investigating how yoga and mindfulness classes can improve quality of life for people with severe asthma. The trial compares 16 weeks of gentle yoga and mindfulness classes with telephone-based physical activity goal setting, to see how they influence quality of life in people with severe asthma. 

The trial has received ethics approval from the Hunter New England Health Research Ethics Committee. The HREC Reference number is: 2018/ETH00338

The clinical trial is occurring in Newcastle, New South Wales, and is open to those who meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 18 years and over.

  • Diagnosis of severe asthma.

  • Not currently enrolled in another clinical trial. 

  • Able to participate in the intervention, which will start 4 February 2019.


Download Flyer Namaste.pdf (PDF 164.1KB).

To find out more, please contact:

Name: Paola Urroz

Phone: (02) 4042 0092


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