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Yvette Garcia
"La Sole"

Studio owner & Flamenco Instructor from Andalucia, Spain. La Sole is a sought after instructor, Choreographer, Dancer & Flamenco Singer. Winner of multiple awards and recognitions for excellence in dance & dance education. Route 66 Dance Studio is her 2nd studio in SoCal. La Sole & her company are the performers for over 11 years at the former Cafe Sevilla Riverside & now currently the flamenco troupes for Cafe Sevilla Long Beach, the new location in O.C, Costa Mesa & San Diego. La Sole Flamenco is also the Flamenco Fusion entertainment coordinator at Alegria in Long Beach. La Sole has performed throughout the U.S.A., & Spain. Teaches Flamenco, Classical Spanish, Castanets, & specialty workshops. 


Madison Shellman 

Madison Jean Shellman is a Broadway Jazz, Ballet, Tap & Hip Hop dancer from Riverside, CA. Her Irish roots have inspired her love for tap and upbeat music. Throughout her years as a dancer Madison has taught in a variety of genres and styles like cheer, stage and studio dance classes as well as theater projects, always bringing fun & spirit to the table. Her favorite part is creating unique & energetic choreography for her students & creating an environment where dance is open to everyone who has a passion for it! She teaches: Pre-ballet/Tap, Tap, Ballet I, Jr. Hip Hop, Hip Hop, Turns/leaps and kicks Jazz based class.


Silvia Bento-Smith

Silvia is a professional Salsa Dancer with over 27 years experience. She has formed part of various competition and performance latin dance groups and has performed throughout Southern California. She is an educator & has a passion for teaching. Habla Español 


Malaysia Harris

Malaysia teaches Rte 66 Tiny Tot, Toddler Hip Hop & Dance-ability (special needs), as well as Specialty Workshops in Heels & Adult Hip Hop. She has been teaching dance for over 5 years. She enjoys teaching eager students who want to put their all into dance. She began dancing at a very young age. She recognizes dance as a beautiful art form that brings people together and puts smiles on faces. Her favorite style is Hip Hop for its swag & particular style and how it looks different on each dancer who interprets it. She is also fond of Heels and Contemporary dance.  


Frances "Etoile"

Frances is a talented dancer and performer, she has danced professionally as a Bellydancer in the Inland Empire for over a decade. She used to own a dance studio in San Bernardino and is the director of a dance troupe in the Inland Empire. Her stage name is Etoile.  She is a patient and encouraging instructor with a plethora of knowledge about Middle Eastern Dance. She teaches Bellydance and Adult Ballet

Latin Dance Couple

Ramon Lopez

Ramon is a versatile dancer specializing in Latin Social Dance. He teaches Salsa, Bachata , Cumbia & Merengue. His current classes are Route 66 include Bachata 2 levels on Monday and Advanced Salsa on Thursdays at 8:30pm


Livier Santana

Livier is a talented dancer and has danced professionally as a Folklorico dancer and Aztec Dancer. She is learning Flamenco as well and is a well rounded dancer with lots of technique and training. She is a patient and encouraging instructor.

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