Soul2Sole Dance’s You & Me classes are an exciting opportunity for young children to explore and learn about the wonderful world of ballet.  Combining creative movement with beginning ballet moves and terms, dancers pretend to be their favorite princesses.  As a princess, your child is learning coordination, muscle development and musicality. Along with movement, this class is a great beginning to socialization and listening skills — gaining trust in a new teacher while being supported by a caregiver just one hug away!

Taught by Ellen Isaacson, a highly qualified dance instructor, the You & Me classes are designed for children 18 months – 2.5 years old. All You and Me, Preschool and Kindergarten classes are based on creative movement so that your child’s introduction to dance is cheerful and fun. Children learn proper studio etiquette and behavior, while never losing sight of the joy and fun of dancing. brings. Classes are limited in size, however, a waiting list is available for any class currently filled.

Class schedule:

Monday 9:45-10:30

Tuesday 10:00-10:45

Wednesday 10:45-11:30

Thursday *9:00 am class upon request if there’s interest.

Friday 9:45-10:30 (*Class FULL*)

Friday *10:45 am class upon request if there’s interest.

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Pulling Down the Moon is a unique place of community and holistic healing for women and couples trying to conceive a child. Since 2002, PDTM has been providing integrative care for women’s health, including fertility, pregnancy, hormone imbalances, postpartum, menopause, and family wellness. PDTM is an expert in aiding women in all stages of life through mind, body, and spirit.

As a woman-owned business, PDTM and its holistic practitioners specialize in fertility and have been trained by medical infertility specialists to help them blend their specialties in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), acupuncture, and fertility yoga seamlessly with your medical fertility treatment.  Whether you are trying naturally or through fertility treatment, the practitioners can help maximize your efforts and aid you throughout your entire pregnancy. Their Yoga for Fertility is a clinically proven program that is not available anywhere else. PDTM also offers Mei Zen facial acupuncture as a unique treatment, only available at the downtown Highland Park office.

The comprehensive treatment plans are customized to your specific needs.  Individuals who are seeking to conceive without medical intervention will find our practitioners knowledgeable and supportive of whatever path they may choose.  Best of all is their welcoming tea room, a place of support and comfort where you’ll see that you are not alone on this journey.

If you’re curious about how yoga can support fertility, join the FREE Yoga for Fertility Community Class this Sunday, August 27th from 2-3:30 p.m. This class is open to friends or family members who are interested in how fertility affects the body and mind. All levels are welcome. Breathe, stretch, and relax!

For the month of August, PDTM is offering 20% off their books, The Infertility Cleanse and Fully Fertile for the month of August. Use promo Code: BOOKS20 at

Pulling Down the Moon is located at 1770 1st St. Suite 400 in downtown Highland Park. For more information, please call 312-321-0004 or visit



Need to book reservations for an upcoming date night, private event, or just a girls night out on the town? Look no further than Beelow’s NorthShore. Their newly renovated outdoor patio space is a must-see in downtown Highland Park!

Located at 1850 Second Street in the Renaissance Place, Beelow’s has an elegant atmosphere with large windows, a dining area that sits approximately 160, a private party room, and their newly renovated outdoor patio has a retractable roof, heated floors, and a bar. (See video below).

All the beef served at Beelow’s comes straight from the family’s Mundelein farm. Owner Dan Beelow comes from a family that knows meat. The restaurant offers high-quality beef that is dry aged for 30 days.

The eatery (now serving lunch) has six different menus that will please anyone’s palate. Their extensive menu includes steak and seafood combos, large salads, burgers, pork chops, seafood, chicken, a children’s menu, in addition to vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Don’t forget about their happy hour…cocktails are half-priced from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.  Also, with 30 craft beers on tap, you’re sure to find a drink that suits your mood.

Swing by Beelow’s NorthShore to enjoy their outdoor patio after a day of shopping in downtown HP. To make a reservation, please call 847-780-3300. Want special offers & exclusive events sent straight to your inbox? Go to