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Claudia Kuwana was born in La Habana, Cuba. She began her career studying ballet at the Cuban National Ballet School at the age of nine, training with prestigious teachers like Fernando Alonso, Mirta Hermida, Ramona de Zaa, Loipa Araujo and others.

In 2005 she moved to Chile where she continued her training at Teatro Municipal de Chile School and later at Facultad de Artes at the University of Chile. In 2009 she graduated and was awarded with the title of best performer in Dance, in the same year she became a dancer at the Ballet de Santiago under the direction of Marcia Haydee. In 2010 she moved to the United States where she has danced with companies like Polaris Dance Theatre, Oregon Ballet Theatre and BalletMet.

Together with dancing, Claudia always had a passion for showing her knowledge to students, making her teach in numerous schools around the country as a guest teacher, and locally in the places she was dancing, including Polaris Dance Theatre, BalletMet, competition studio North Pointe Dance Academy and numerous schools around Columbus Ohio. Claudia also had the pleasure to be a judge in international dance competitions.