KAYA is owned and managed by Kay Waltz.
Kay, a former teacher, college administrator,
and city manager has always been a traveler.
She began her retail career while living in India
For two years Kay bought folk art
and textiles in Bali
and sold them to tourists in Goa.
She then moved to Pasadena, California and owned
in Glendale called CAT IN THE LOTUS.
After 12 years, Kay sold the CAT and moved to Paso Robles.
Kay traveled to Thailand, Bali and Mexico
to bring items to Paso for KAYA.
Some of the KAYA label clothing is Kay's design.
The Central Coast has artists in abundance and some
have contributed to the eclectic mix
of wonders you'll find
on the walls, jewelry cases and shelves at KAYA.