Maykel is a typical Santiagero. He began dancing at the age of 14 years the dances of the street and then began to work in the Casa de Cultura as a chorographer and dancer. He also worked in the cabaret Trópicana and Pedro del Mar, as well as in various dance schools as teacher and dancer. Maykel is a dance teacher for all traditional dances and the classical ballet, but he also played theatre and worked as a pantomime. He also taught children from 6 to 8 years old about the culture of Cuban dance.
Since 2015 he has been a teacher at Baila Habana in Santiago de Cuba.