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 modalities.


Workshops & Events

Visit our Workshops & Events page for a complete listing of our upcoming special events.

Self Defense for Women & Teen Girls
Saturday, October 4 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!

Yoga Flow
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.
 SafeSkills® classes changed my life. They helped me build inner and outer strength and cultivate focus - skills which spill over into the rest of my life on a daily basis. I appreciate the step by step approach to teaching which gives students time to learn skills at their own
pace.

Karen O


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 FamilyCare’s experience with the SafeSkills® team far surpassed our expectations. Through two interactive sessions for both 15 managers and 130 staff members, the training was individualized to meet our facilities’ needs by knowledgeable trainers who taught by interaction, role playing, humor and exercises. We commend SafeSkills® for creating a training that will result in a safer workplace for staff and community.
Janice Amburgey
FamilyCare WV



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 People who take this program say, `This is the best program I've taken period'. This is one of the highest rated Training and Development programs offered here. I've even had people call me up and tell me how good it is. They do a super job. Their program is top quality.
Ken Manwaring
Former Head, Training and Development Department, UNC-CH



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 I was attacked and successfully defended myself against a would-be rapist. I attribute my success to the simple and effective techniques that SafeSkills® teaches. We are extremely fortunate to have these instructors available.
Claire Kremen
Ph. D Duke University



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