Marylee is a columnist for Gaiam Yoga, The Elephant Journal, My Life Yoga, LA & Boston Yoga​ Magazine, Bliss.com  and Life As A Human Magazine.

Her essays explore Motherhood and yoga, but mainly focus on her experiences with her son and the many ways he helps her grow.  She is a registered yoga teacher and founder of Chakras Yoga and The 24 Things. She teaches Chakra Balancing workshops and yoga classes.  Prior to having her son, she performed in Broadway musicals across the country.

Marylee lives in Massachusetts with her husband, son, dogs, and chickens.  

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September 26, 2017

watch Maria Stephanos from WCVB Channel Five and her News Special on grief. Living With Loss

February 21, 2017

Dianne sat next to me in second grade. Her last name started with a G but I can’t remember it.  She never looked you in the eye, rarely brushed her hair, and always sat alone. She concealed her bitten fingernails under hand-me-down sleeves and poked a hole in the end f...

February 18, 2017

Today, there are many who think we can control nature with technological breakthroughs.  They believe in global reach, western ideals, the powers of hierarchy, and technology to solve problems.  They worship at the altar of innovation.

February 16, 2017

I looked over my shoulder to make sure no one was behind me. It was my first year in New York City and I was troubled by the thought that I would end up a tragic statistic. I positioned my bag over my shoulder and readied myself for the six-floor walk up. My roommate w...

December 16, 2016

This child’s inherent kindness was remarkable. Empathy and generosity flow freely in him; it seemed natural to give away what he had worked so hard to perfect. He practiced what some refer to in Yoga as the unification of the heart, mind and hands.

June 1, 2016

Gorillas are one of our closest living relatives. We share 98.7 percent of genes and could use each other for blood transfusions. This makes mountain gorillas susceptible to human diseases. “One outbreak could decimate the whole population,” says Jan Ramer, former regi...

May 16, 2016

“We could verify that the energy transfer is through a sound pulse,” the pendulums communicate through vibration, adjust their rhythm, and then beat as one.

April 4, 2016

Marylee Fairbanks has been teaching yoga and leading workshops in and around the Greater Boston area for ten years. She focuses on the Chakra System and teaches workshops and as well as teacher training classes. The mind/body/spirit connection is the center of her clas...

August 6, 2014

“If a Butterfly flaps its wings in China, it changes the weather in New York.” Most of you have probably heard some version of this saying, but have you seen it at work in your life?

With this in mind let me honor an old friend. 

My cousin, Christine, married an Englishm...

April 23, 2014

The West African Black rhino, Javan Rhino and Northern White rhino have been massacred for their horn, that is thought to be medicinal and is a symbol of power in asian cultures. They are all now extinct.

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