Grab a couple of friends and book a Trapeze Yoga session! You’ll be glad you did!

135 Sweetwater Lane, East Burke, VT 05832,US

(802) 535-5876

Sweetwater Studios

Uniting Mind, Body, and Soul

About Us

Yoga for Everyone

Yoga unites the mind, body, and soul in a way that eases tension, reduces inflammation, and promotes health and well being. Regular practice will help you reach improve and perfect poses, correct posture and positioning, and improve your breathing and outlook on life. 

Enhance Your Wellness

Yoga is a great way to improve your endurance in other physical activities. After a run, or heavy workout, yoga will help your body relax while stretching, strengthening, and lengthening the muscles you were just working on. 

Calm Your Mind

Yoga not only helps improve your body, but also helps with mindfulness and meditation. It is important to take a break from daily life in order to focus on yourself and get clarity. Focusing on your breath during practice is key to staying in tune with your mind and body.   

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Weekly Classes

Gentle Yoga ~ Tuesdays & Thursdays ~ 5:00 - 6:15 pm  at  the Yoga Barn at The Inn at Mountain View Farm.

Trapeze Yoga ~  Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm and Saturdays 9:00 - 10 am at Trail2Wellness ~ You MUST book in advance!

Private Classes available on Request

Special Events


      New series beginning October 14, 2018 - Enroll Now!

 If you find you have difficulty focusing on the present, struggle with stress or anxiety, judge yourself or others too harshly, and feel the need for change, this 6-week series may be right for you. 

Each 90 minute session will focus on breathing practices, mindful activities, meditation, chanting, and gentle movement to improve your overall wellness. 

 Through mindful practices that deepen the mind/body connection participants can increase their ability to respond to challenges and change, rather than react to them. 

Sundays from 6:30 - 8:00 pm

October 14, 21, 28 


November 11, 18, 25

Contact me for more information or to enroll at or by messaging me below.

Quote of the Week


“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” 

~Maya Angelou



Photo of the Week

    I call this photo "Coming Home" because it is taken on my driveway and every time I see it I am reminded of how blessed I am to live where I do.


I am now booking trapeze yoga sessions for Wednesdays and Saturdays or other times by appointment. The trapeze is a fun and challenging way to increase grip strength, flexibility and core strength.

The trapeze also provides traction to relieve back pain or discomfort.

Book  through the website or contact me to schedule your next session.

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~ Coming Home ~

  As I have been traveling around my neighborhood this fall with my camera, I am reminded of how much I love living where I do. While the Northeast Kingdom can be harsh at times, there are so many amazing things about this place. This time of year, the beauty of the changing seasons takes my breath away. Take a look at my blog this week, which is a series of photos taken on October 5th and 6th, to see what I mean. Whether I am walking in my own back yard or traveling the backroads to capture the most stunning views, I find myself in awe of nature. 

This rural setting of small towns and villages has a warmth about it. On any given day you will hear about church suppers, events to support worthy causes, and ways that people are striving to improve the lives of others, near and far. Everyday you see people giving back to their community in so many ways ~ volunteering as coaches for youth sports, volunteering at their local fire department, or volunteering their time to traditional events like the Burke Fall Festival. Because of this warmth the NEK is a wonderful place to raise a family. Every season is filled with sports offerings for the kids and adults, schools are small, caring places, and support services abound. 

Quite often as I am driving around the area after dark, I notice the lights inside homes and can feel a sense of comfort within. I long to peek inside those intriguing places and get a glimpse of the many ways people make their homes comfortable and safe and inviting. I think of my own home and how it is such a reflection of the people who live there. This is what makes it a place I love to be. Surrounded by the collection of artifacts that speak to who we are is a constant reminder of the passions that make our place a home. 

Of the many sayings about home, my favorite is the one that speaks my truth ~ Home is where the heart is.

Services & More

Gentle Yoga

 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom. 

Gentle Yoga classes are offered every Tuesday & Thursday from 5:00 - 6:15 pm.

The Energizer

  The Energizer is a vinyasa flow class designed to awaken the spirit and infuse the body with energy for a hearty day of trail riding or skiing, or simply to prepare you for the day. Using pranayama to guide the asanas of this intermediate class, students will move through a variety of postures and no two classes are ever alike. Recognizing the temporary nature of things, Vinyasa yoga brings our awareness to the seamless way life unfolds. 

Contact Sweetwater Studios to schedule this class.

Trapeze Yoga

Trapeze Yoga offers a unique way of building upper body and core strength. In addition, the trapeze allows for certain poses to be passive, so you can assume deeper backbends and stretching in a way that lets you hold poses safely and for longer periods of time. Inversion therapy is known to have significant benefits including instant traction on the spine, relief of back pain, increased range of motion and more. Take a swing on the trapeze!

Contact Sweetwater Studios to book this class.

Restorative Yoga


After a long day on the trails a Restorative Yoga class will allow your body to completely rest through simple movement, props for support, and guided meditations. The stillness of this peaceful class will allow you to regain a calm balance and soothe tired muscles. 

Contact Sweetwater Studios to book this class.




“I just have to say how awesome I feel today. I have always had a lot of stiffness in my shoulders and tonight I reached over my head to stretch and get something off a top shelf. No impingement, stiffness or pain.  I am SOLD. Thanks so much for your commitment.” ~H.D.

About Sweetwater Studios

  Sweetwater Studios was established in 2016 by Karen Zaun Kennedy. Karen has been an educator for over 30 years and had long dreamed of teaching yoga. She received her 200 RYS certification in 2016 through Heart Space Yoga Studios, and in 2017 earned her 50 YACEP certification to teach Trapeze Yoga through YogaBody in Barcelona. Karen currently teaches classes at both Trail2Wellness Fitness & Spa and The Inn at Mountain View Farm in the beautiful Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. 


Life on Sweetwater Lane ~ the blog

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Sweetwater Studios

135 Sweetwater Lane, East Burke, VT 05832 US

(802) 535-5876

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