The Laya Center Press and Media

UMA Elements

Our Founder was interviewed by journalist Stacey Lindsay for UMA Essentials. Since Laya has a unique approach to Ayurvedic Wellness, makes herbal supplements & customizes oils for our treatments, UMA wanted to highlight the work that we are doing and the creative mind behind the Wellness Brand. Find the Ayurveda blog here!

KSHB 41 Kansas City

The Founder, Toyia, and her NFL Veteran husband was vetted by KSHB 41 News to discuss possibilities of local businesses being approved for the KCI Concessions expansion. The Concessions Program at Kansas City International is an inclusive program, rolling out the ACDBE (Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) application for qualifying local businesses. The Laya Center seeks to build a team of Wellness businesses in order to provide a complete experience inside the future concessions hall at KCI. See the news spot here.

Taji Mag

The Editor’s Pick, Founder LaToyia Mays was given the opportunity to speak about the reason she opened The Wellness Center, what’s next, and what makes her and her family a true gift to the Wellness Community of Kansas City. Check out Taji Mag. See tear sheets from the article here.

Kansas City Live!

We are all about going the DIY route when it comes to most everything. LaToyia Mays Co-Founder of The Laya Center and Holistic RN Caitlin Njogu show you how to create your own skin care products LIVE on 41 Action News.

Startland News

The addition of our new CoWorking Spa has made quite the splash!  We are the only CoWorking Spa in the country, and we take pride in allowing Entrepreneurial members a well rounded self-care routine. April Boyd-Noronha of Startland dropped by to speak with our in-house growth-hacker on the new addition.  Check out how we fuse technology and STEM with wellness!

1 Million Cups KC

We had so much fun presenting at 1 Million Cups KC in January 2018.  Our owners, Joe & Toyia, really opened the eyes of the listeners and gave new perspective to the Midwest's reputation... propelling KC into the forward-thinking wave of Holistic Wellness that usually flows in slowly from the coasts!

1 Million Cups KC Presentation.

Startland News

With the many new start-ups around KC that are tech related... The Laya Center stands out for being innovative in the Wellness field by opening the country's first CoWorking Spa. Startland catches up to the owners to discuss the concept created alongside tech partner, Kia McClain.

Startland News article!

GEWKC 2017

The incredibly talented team at Eighty80 Rule captures Joe and Toyia's take on how and why The Laya Center was created, while KC Sourcelink honors the couple for their business and contribution to KC's health.

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 in KC & EIGHTY/80 Interview

435 Magazine

The Laya Center was named Best New Health Haven in 435 Mag's the August "BEST OF" edition.

Featured in 435 Magazine's 2017 Best of Kansas City issue... BEST NEW HEALTH HAVEN!

NASA Space Camp & THA partner

The Laya Center sponsored & built 3 gardens in Topeka Housing Authority for the purpose of educating and promoting health to residents in the under-served area. This partnership led to a NASA camp sponsorship with influencer and growth hacking team member, Kia McClain.

Partners for the NASA Exploration Space Camp of Topeka 2017 via United Way of Topeka & the Neighborhood Opportunity for Wellness.

The Scoop!

Review and Write-up by Sarah Scoop!