Rothko Chapel

twelve moments: mindful moments for parents and families

Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2018 – Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2018

12:00 PM

Simone Woodage, Mindful Moments for Parents and Families
Pay What You Can, suggested value $10

For the month of July, the Rothko Chapel presents Mindful Moments for Parents and Families as a part of our summer series of family-friendly program offerings. Led by Simone Woodage from Dawn Mountain, this session will offer busy parents some simple, sharable practices to promote mindfulness and full attention in the present moment. From mindful listening to mindful eating, to the gift of a simple, grateful pause, these tools are useful for adults and children alike, and can help add a beautiful new dimension to connections within a family.

About the presenter:
UK-born Simone Woodage, RN, is a mother of three boys and a sought-after youth and family educator in the Houston area. On a personal mission to spread self-compassion and kindness in the world, since 2011 she has been the Family Educator at Dawn Mountain, leading mindfulness and compassion classes for children, teens, and parents. Simone holds a certificate in mindfulness fundamentals from Mindful Schools in Boston and completed the curriculum training program for educators. She has also trained as an Inner Kids instructor with Susan Kaiser Greenland, author of The Mindful Child.

About the series:
Since September 2005, on the first Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm, the Rothko Chapel hosts a meditation or contemplative practice focusing on a different spiritual or faith tradition featuring teachers and religious leaders from throughout the greater Houston community. Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions series provides opportunities for visitors to learn more about a specific spiritual or faith tradition, and experience a related meditation or contemplative practice, such as prayer, chanting, and more.



  • Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Admission: Free

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Visitors can use the Menil Collection parking lot located at Mulberry and West Alabama. There is also street parking available on Yupon and Sul Ross. Wheelchair access is located on Sul Ross at the north end of the Chapel.

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