Sweetwater Yoga and Fitness is located in the neighborhood Publix Shopping center at the intersection of Hunt Club & Wekiva Springs.


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Shannon Kidwell

Creator/Director/Instructor of Core Integrated Alignment Yoga, Studio Co-Owner, Advisory Board Director, Brand Creator/Author/Speaker & Event Host for Fit Piglet's Freshitarian Lifestyle


Shannon's enthusiasm for wellness comes from a life long struggle with genetics and weight loss. Scaling her heaviest at just over 200 pounds in 1995, she has been working hard to maintain her healthy lifestyle, and inspiring others to love themselves enough to want to feel good and thrive. Previously, an avid runner and intense weight lifter, she has reconciled her intentions to finding a deeper inner peace and genuine presence, by reducing mental and emotional stress and unwinding physical tension with the self reflective, deeply transformational, healing practices of yoga. Shannon Kidwell, developed the brand, Core Integrated Alignment Yoga, to share how moving the body intelligently allows any level of practitioner, applying the appropriate anatomical actions to yoga asana, to receive the full physiological benefits of the practice, with a very reduced risk of injury. She is a Master Pilates & Yoga Instructor and Educator, Personal Trainer, Lifestyle Coach, Leadership Development Trainer, Freshitarian Certified Chef, Nutritional Counselor, and Author of Fit Piglets, Your Guide to the Freshitarian Lifestyle. "I look forward to either guiding you or rolling out my mat beside you, sharing in sacred space very soon... Namaste."

Shannon Kidwell instructs the following:
  • All-Levels Yoga Flow 75min (Non-Heated)
  • Enjoy a contemporary version of classic yoga sequencing. Instruction is innovative and fun with Core integration and a therapeutic influence. Lengthen and strengthen the body; stimulate and clarify your mind; unite and enliven your spirit.

  • All- Levels Yoga Flow (Non-Heated)
  • Enjoy a contemporary version of Core Integrated Alignment Yoga sequencing. Instruction is innovative and fun with a therapeutic influence and deeply connected intention. Lengthen and strengthen the body; stimulate and clarify your mind; unite and enliven your spirit. 

  • Warm Yoga 90min Fun Flow
  • This class offers a heated, playful exploration of our very own brand, Core Integrated Alignment Yoga. Enjoy fun, creative sequencing of postures, transitions, and core work to stretch, squeeze, and soak out the weekend. This extended class integrates breath work, asana, and meditation for the experienced yogi. This is a heated class and the instructor practices with you!  

  • Focus & Flow Foundations Yoga
  • A technique based, workshop style flow class for both the apprentice yogi and the novice; focusing on effective breath work, alignment and actions of the body, and simple meditation. All ages, fitness levels, shapes and sizes welcome!

  • LUNCH HOUR Crystal Bowl Meditation 12:10-12:55
  • In the age of digital devices, social media, and busy schedules, the restful awareness we experience during meditation is more valuable than ever.; rediscovering the body's own intuitive and creative intelligence and opening up to all the infinite possibilities.

    So come relax, unwind and enjoy the harmony of the meditative vibrations and gentle sounds of the Quartz Crystal Singing Bowls.

    Please make sure to bring a yoga mat and/or a blanket to lie down on. Additional items that can add to your comfort but are optional are a blanket to cover yourself, a pillow for your head or under your knees, an eye covering and a water bottle.


    Meditation starts at 12:10 and ends at 12:55pm, guided by Shannon Kidwell **Special event $15. 

  • Warm Yin Yoga (60+min)
  • Warm Yin Yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with postures or asanas that are held for longer periods of time, from 2 to 5 minutes softening a bit more into the pose as a result of additional warmth of heating elements. A Yin Practice benefits the physical body by freeing up the tight connective tissue capsules that form around the muscles and joints. All levels welcome. Class is 60+ minutes. 

  • 2018 Yoga Rave Party *Special Event*
  • Y'all know we're always ready to throw down! Enjoy an All-Levels 120+ Minute Yoga Flow Class, some delicious Freshitarian snacks, and celebrate some deeply rooted friendships! Make sure you wear your glow-n-the-dark gear! See you at the celebration! Namaste. COST: $25pp YOU MUST PREREGISTER and THERE ARE NO EARLY CANCELLATIONS OR REFUNDS ONCE YOU HAVE REGISTERED. This event sells out every year so hold your mat space today! Hope you can make it!

  • Zen Yin ~ Crystal Bowl 90min Yin Yoga Class
  • Join Shannon Kidwell for a spacious and soothing 90min Yin practice to the simultaneous healing sound vibrations of the crystal bowls. *SPECIAL EVENT $20