Our mission at Dance Dynamics is to enhance and promote the art of dance and tumbling by offering individualized attention to each student. Dance Dynamics will provide the structure, encouragement, and consistency that students need to become not only amazing dancers but poised and self-confident individuals!

Dance Dynamics wants to offer your child the opportunity to excel in the art of dance and performance. By keeping our classes small and personal we believe students will get the attention and help that they need and desire. Quality and up-to-date dance instruction will always be taught at our studio as well as numerous opportunities to grow and excel within the art. We want to encourage each student to be the best that they can or want to be by challenging them in each subject while also having fun!

Dance Dynamics is a Member of the National Dance Education Organization.

Administration and Instructors:

Christy Smith- Owner/Director/Contact

Natalie Smith- Owner/Director/Instructor

Brooke Baggett- Instructor/Assistant

Channinge Jones- Instructor/Assistant

Alex Waldrop- Assistant

About Our Studio...

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Brooke Baggett


Brooke is from Mobile, AL and is a Graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. She holds a BFA in Dance Education. She was a Dixie Darling for one year and a member of the Southern Misses dance team for two years. Brooke has been dancing since she was three years old, studying ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, hip hop and modern. Brooke is very passionate about dance and enjoys sharing that passion with children. This will be Brooke's fifth dance season teaching at Dance Dynamics of Hattiesburg.

Natalie Pope


Natalie is a native to Pearl River County in South Mississippi. She moved to Hattiesburg in 2008 and in 2009, she founded Dance Dynamics of Hattiesburg. Natalie recently married in November of 2013 and now lives in Collins, MS with her husband Mason Pope. Natalie has a degree in Business Marketing and is a former member of PRCC's String of Pearls dance team. Natalie has over 22 years of dance experience, nine of those years have been devoted to teaching recreational, as well as competitive dance. She has studied ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and tumbling. Natalie enjoys teaching and promoting the art of dance to children and feels that dance is a great way to express yourself.

Christy Smith

Co-Owner/Office Manager

Christy has over 26 years of educational experience with children of all ages. She has owned, operated and directed a licensed child care center. She worked in the public schools for 11 years and worked in the Community College and University College levels of education for 7 years. She is a MSHD early childhoold trainer/specialist. Christy has two daughters, two grandsons and has been married for 29 years to Barry Smith. Christy has a passion and love for children and believes each child has a special purpose.

Channinge Jones

Instructor/Assistant Instructor