Clara Nieto

Dance Instruction

Clara Nieto (Cuba 1994) is a professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher of traditional and contemporary Cuban Popular Dances. 
She traveled around the world attending dance congresses and teaching workshops. Also performed as part of the Professional Company Sabor DKY. Her dance education comprises Ballet, Cuban salsa, Afro-Cuban dances, and  Cuban folkloric dances. She started teaching professionally 9 years ago. 
Four years ago she became an independent artist and today she is the director of the Cuban Dance School “Timba con Tó” in Ithaca, New York, created to preserve the value of Cuban Popular Dances and Music and to promote them among all generations. Her work is focused on building the strongest foundations, drilling the details for every single movement, and making her students connect not only with their dance partners but with themselves.