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.
Holiday Art Show
Friday, Dec 6th - 6-8pm & Saturday, Dec 7th - 10am-4pm
New paintings, spirit sticks and sculptures by Kathy Hopwood. Perfect for holiday gifts!
Tuesdays, January 7 - March 25 - 4:30-5:15pm - Twelve week class
For boys & girls ages 4½ to 6
Class is limited to just 10 students. With this small number of children the instructors are able to give each child personal attention. Children will improve balance and coordination, increase self-confidence and have fun!
Coed Self Defense for ages 15 and up
Saturday, March 22 - 1:00-5:00pm
This SafeSkills® co-ed self defense workshop is taught only once a year. Don't miss out!
Self Defense for Women & Teen Girls
Saturday, February 1 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.