Tioma Maloratsky and Gayle Gibbons Madeira currently teach and perform Argentine tango in and around New York City. Tioma also DJs at various milongas in and around New York City. In addition, they teach Argentine tango classes every Monday night before their milonga "Ensueño Tango Salon" in the East Village in New York City. Tioma is also the DJ for Ensueño Tango Salon every week. Gayle and Tioma perform and teach tango with each other as well as with various other partners.
Between the two of them, Tioma and Gayle have more than 35 years of dance teaching experience. They also have extensive experience in various movement modalities including the Alexander technique, tai chi, nei kung, gyrotonic, pilates, yoga, floor-barre, meditation, body language and contact improvisation. Tioma has been dancing Argentine tango for 20 years. Gayle has been dancing for 40 years (ballet and modern) and tango for 9 years. To read their full bios, go to the About page.
Gayle and Tioma dance traditional, close embrace, salon style, improvised tango and strive to emulate the elegant dancing which was done by dancers from Buenos Aires of the 1930s and '40s.
RADIO INTERVIEW FEATURING TIOMA MALORATSKY
Tuesday, January 28th, the radio show "Recuerdo Radio" aired an interview with Tioma and the interview is now available on their archive. Click here for the English interview and click here for the Spanish interview
RADIO INTERVIEW FEATURING GAYLE GIBBONS MADEIRA
Gayle was interviewed for Tango Talks on the website Reportango and the interview is now available on their archive. Click here for the interview