Natalie Smith 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. She 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 24 years of dance and tumbling experience, eleven of those years have been devoted to teaching recreational, as well as, competitive dance. She has studied ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop and tumbling and is also an active member of the National Dance Education Organization where she is continuing her dance education through OPDI course work. Natalie enjoys teaching and promoting the art of dance to children and feels that dance is a great way to express yourself.
Christy has a passion and love for children and believes each child has a special purpose. Christy has over 27 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 childhood trainer/specialist and has graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Christy has two daughters, three grandsons and has been married for 30 years to Barry Smith.
Channinge Jones Cannon