Welcome to SafeSkills®
SafeSkills® Movement Arts is located in Durham, NC, and serves Durham, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough,
RTP, and nearby communities. SafeSkills® is the most widely recognized
personal safety training and consulting company in North Carolina.
Featuring a beautiful and spacious training center, SafeSkills® brings over 30 years of excellence in group and private
instruction in martial arts (including karate and arnis), self-defense, defusing violence, yoga and other movement
Workshops & Events
Visit our Workshops & Events page
for a complete listing of our upcoming special events.
MotherWords Art Show
Friday, May 2, 6-8pm & Saturday, May 3, 10am-4pm
SafeSkills invites you to a special art show featuring Kathy Hopwood's small paintings using kanji, Japanese & Chinese characters for words that express the concept of Mothering.
Self Defense for Women & Teen Girls
Saturday, April 26 2014 - 1:00-5:00pm
SafeSkills® self defense workshops introduce you to the concepts of handling threatening or violent situations with simple, easy to learn strategies and techniques.
Pause with Yoga
Wednesdays - 3:30-4:45pm - Drop-ins welcome
This afternoon class is a great place for the average person to explore yoga's many benefits in a friendly atmosphere. The class focuses on movement and flexibility. Optimal alignment is emphasized in all the postures. Join us for a mid-week Pause with Yoga!
Fridays - 9:00-10:15am - Drop-ins welcome
Breathe, Stretch, Relax. Safely learn techniques for breathing, alignment, and increasing flexibility. Restorative as well as strength-building postures are explored.