Mankato YMCA to Host One-Day Yoga Retreat

    February 6th, 2023

    A day of rejuvenation is planned with a variety of activities and workshops

    Mankato – The Mankato Family YMCA will be hosting a one-day Yoga Retreat on Sunday, February 12 from 11am – 3pm. The event will include a variety of activities and workshops that will allow members and non-members to enjoy a day of rejuvenation.

    “Layla Pappas, one of our yoga instructors, brought the idea to me recently,” says Stacy Jackson, Director of Healthy Living at the Y. They got to work immediately to brainstorm ideas to invite community members into the Y and remind them to slow down and rest.

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    “I’m excited to bring a wellness experience to the Mankato area and showcase the talent that we have here in a healing, health and wellness community,” Layla Pappas said.

    Activities at the retreat will include yoga classes, massages, a journaling sessions, a raki/healing touch session, pilates class, a motivational talk and more. The cost of the retreat is $50/person and includes lunch, which will be provided by Pappageorge Restaurant, and is open to both members and non-members. Participants are asked to register by Friday, February 10th.

    For more information on this event and to get registered visit the Mankato Family YMCA Facebook page.

    About The Mankato Family YMCA

    The Mankato YMCA puts Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, body and social well-being for all. We work to gather communities, making accessible to all high-quality programs and services that promote and develop health, spirit, mind, body and social well-being throughout South Central Minnesota by focusing on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.