Please note that in March 2020 (during the Covid-19 pandemic) ALL OUR PROGRAMS migrated online and took place via ZOOM.
As of July 2023, some programs are back in person and others remain online. Please check each individual class description carefully for details.
Our physical location for in-person classes is in the heart of Portland’s Old Port at:
75 Market Street – Suite 305 – Portland, Maine 04101
Map & Directions:
For a large interactive map and point-to-point driving directions,
From the North:
1: From I-295 take Exit 7/US-1A onto Franklin Arterial. At the first light off the ramp, go straight crossing over Marginal Way
2: Keep on going straight up the hill. You will be passing Whole Foods store on your right and going through the next 2 sets of lights crossing over Cumberland Avenue and Congress Street.
3: Keep on going straight until the next set of lights where Franklin Arterial intersects with Middle Street. Take a RIGHT turn on Middle Street.
4: Go through the first intersection (Pearl Street) and shortly after take a right turn onto Market Street. The corner building is 75 Market Street.
5 : The entrance to the building is between Portland Hunt & Alpine Club (the restaurant on your left when facing the entrance of 75 Market) and Madewell (clothing store on your right when facing the entrance of 75 Market). The school is on the third floor of the building. The stairs (50 steps, good for your health!) are located up the ramp on the left before the elevators. And yes, the 2 beautifully spacious elevators will also take you to the 3rd floor!
From the South:
1: From I-95 north take exit 44 onto I-295 north toward Portland/South Portland. Go 5.7 miles and take Exit 7/US-1A. At the end of the ramp turn right onto Franklin Arterial. Go straight through the first set of lights crossing over Marginal Way
2: Then follow the directions above from 2. to 5.
To park a bike:
Maine is the second most bike-friendly state in the country!
Get on your bike and come to class!
But please note that under no circumstances, should you park your bike in our building.
There are corrals, racks, and hitches throughout the city to that effect. Here is a list of bike parking locations and a map for your convenience. Click here to access this information.
To rent a city bike through the Portland Bikeshare program (there are 3 stations within a 2-minute walk) – click here for details.
To park a car:
Parking is available everywhere around the school on Market Street, Middle Street, and on the other side of the park, on Exchange Street as well as on the many streets surrounding the area. If you park on the street, please remember to put money in your meter from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm. After 6:00 pm parking on the street is free.
Parking is also available in many of the city garages. To assist you with locating the appropriate parking garage/lot, please click here.
If you come in for an all-day program, we will send you recommendations for your transportation and parking.
If you have questions regarding parking, please get in touch. We will be happy to assist you.