Yersin Guillen Rivas was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba into a family with strong afrocuban roots and was brought up with a passion for music.
As a member of the renowned Casa de la Cultura and Hotel Jagua shows, Yersin performed in theatres and stages across Cuba, and after arriving in the UK he quickly became a hit on the local and international salsa scene.
As one of the most sought-after instructors for Cuban Salsa – Yersin has taught and performed at many clubs, festivals and congresses including:
The Latin Splash Festival
Cuban Salsa Congresses (Wales, Swansea, London and Bournemouth)
Festival Dias Cubanos (Holland)
Afro Cuban Pati Weekender
Salsa Feel The Heat Weekender
Mambo City Congress
Scottish Salsa Congress
Eagle Tours (Barcelona,Malaga and Majorca,Spain)
Salsa Caramba (Sweden)
Latin Angels (Toulouse, France)
Brighton Cuban Festival
… and Chilli con Salsa Yersin also featured on a South American tour taking his talent to countries such as Chile, Venezuela, Ecuador and Brasil where he gave a series of workshops and master classes.