Bana Qashu Young is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (eRYT200 & RYT500) with the Yoga Alliance. She completed her Yogafit Ayurveda Lifestyle Coach Certification. Bana is a lifelong learner, a leisurely traveler, and a yoga teacher. Bana has been practicing yoga for over ten years and received her certification through YogaFit. She has had the opportunity to train with Rodney Yee, Shiva Rae, and complete the Off the Mat Into the World leadership training with Seane Corn.
Additionally, she continues to enhance her knowledge of living a holistic life by studying more about the traditions, philosophies and spiritual aspects related to the practice of yoga. In 2023, Bana learned the Transcendental Meditation technique and her goal is to find the discipline to maintain the 2X per day meditation practice of TM.
In 2024, Bana launched The Virtual Yogi offering virtual yoga and meditation classes.
Bana acquired bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication from George Mason University and West Virginia University respectively.
Additionally, Bana resides in New Hampshire and Maryland and is a Vice President of sales for AVANT Communications, a technology broker, for the east region. She is currently a member of Chief, the Alliance of Channel Women and CRN.
Bana defines success not only through personal achievement, but also by the success of those around her. Her philosophy encompasses a dedication to personal development balanced with a dedication to her career, her family, and community. Bana's goal is not only to excel in her career, but to leave a legacy, mentor the young, influence others, achieve a mind-body balance, and enjoy life with loved ones.