Lisi Gutierrez – Cuba/UK
Teacher – Professional Dancer
Lisi’s origin story is here. She is from Cuba and she went from humble beginnings in Habana Cuba, persevering through lots of trials and professional dance companies, ultimately became successful against all odds!
Her superpower comes from her extensive hard works, empath personality type, and her 100% commitment to is journey dance life. She lives and breathes helping their learners get better dance results
Lisi is like no other educator in the Cuban Salsa industry. Their methods follow a 3 step process that has perfected through 2 decades of getting results for themselves and more than 8 years in the UK helping students just like you get results dancing much better and have more fun on the dance floor, either alone or with your partner
She is Graduated from the Escuela Nacional Ballet Espanol of Cuba as a professional dancer and instructor specializing in Flamenco and Ballet.
Teacher of Cuban salsa, Afro Cuban and Latin rhythms, she was a member of the Ballet Espanol de Cuba dance company appearing in the International Festival La Huella (Spain 2000), the Tourist Convention in Cuba (2001, 2002), she made various performances on Cuban Television.
She became a member of Havana Rakatan Dance Company in 2004 performing in prestigious Festivals nationally and internationally, the Cubadisco Festival (2005), La Cuerda Viva Festival (2005), Alabanza International Festival (2006) Festival del Habano (Cuba 2006), Latin Americano Festival (Milan 2006), the Jean Paul Gaultier perfume launch in Cuba (2006).
She traveled with Havana Rakatan to Switzerland and Italy, performing in some of the most prestigious theatres in those countries, Teatro Sistina (Rome), Teatro Smeraldo (Milan), Teatro Ariston (San Remo)
Teatro Verdi (Florence). She was also a member of the Cuban dance companies Tropicana Cabaret, Cabaret Parisien, and Danzares de Cuba with whom she traveled in Italy, Switzerland, and the UK, performing in important Festivals such as, Alabanza International Festival (2010, 2011), Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Soy de Cuba Show 2011), she also performed for the BBC
She was a member of the Descarga Dance Company in the UK (2011), she has also performed in Made in Cuba Festival (2011,2012), Cuban London Congress (2012), Cuban Salsa Congress Wales (2012), Salsa Feel the Heat Festival (2013,2014).
Clave Latina Festival (London 2013), Twilight Delights Festival at Canary Wharf 2013, World Premiere on the Red Carpet of the film, Cuban Fury (2014 London), Festival Salsa Feel the Heart 2014. Afro Cuban Salsa Rueda festival 2014, Mambo City Congress 5 stars 2014. Also performed at Lukas Awards
Gala Ceremony, Cuban Salsa, Afro Festival (2014), and many more…………………..!