What is Buddhism?

A program for teens curious about Buddha’s story, lessons, and principals.

A FREE program for teens interested in Buddhism!

March 25, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm CST


  • We will discuss the history of Buddhism
  • The effects of meditation on the brain and mental health
  • Practice 3 meditation techniques you can use to calm the body and mind
  • Topics covered such as:
    • What is karma?
    • What is reincarnation?
    • Who do Buddhists pray to?
    • What are important religious items to Buddhists?

Dante LaChina

B.S. Psychology


Long time member of Dawn Mountain.

Interfaith Ministries Impuse Committee member.

U of H Millenial Advisory Committee member.

Simone Woodage

Simone is a mother of three boys and a sought-after youth and family educator in the Houston Area. In addition to being a long-time practitioner at Dawn Mountain, she is trained as an Inner Kids instructor through Susan Kaiser Greenland, author of The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Child Cope With Stress and Become Happier, Kinder and More Compassionate. Simone holds a certificate in mindfulness fundamentals from Mindful Schools and is currently enrolled in their online curriculum training program.