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.
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
As of September 30, 2015 we will be closing our training center and offering our programs exclusively as on-site trainings. Please click the corporate link above for information on those programs.
Workshops & Events
Visit our Workshops & Events page
for a complete listing of our upcoming special events.
Self Defense for Women & Teen Girls
Saturday, September 12 - 1:00-5:00pm
Class is full. Contact us if you want to be on a waiting list.
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.
Fode Camera - West African Drumming Workshops
Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8
Don't miss this chance to drum with Fode Camara and Almany Seny Daffe. Krin, Percussive Dance, Dunun and Djembe classes will be taught in separate workshops.