Unzipped: Ashley Wheater

The Joffrey Ballet artistic director shares his favorite headphones, suit, and more.

As a former principal ballet dancer who now implements the sport's creative vision, Wheater knows the importance of balance and mindfulness. Here, the creator of the Behind the Barre series shares his wellness must-haves that keep him looking and feeling his best when at home and while traveling.

under armour coldgear reactor fitted ¼ zip

"This top repels moisture so I keep dry throughout rehearsals.”
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la prairie purifying cream cleanser

“With sensitive skin, especially in the winter, a consistent skincare routine with simple products is essential to stay moisturized.”
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bonobos jetsetter travel suit

“When I’m running from rehearsal to an event, I have my essentials handy for a quick refresh. This outfit doesn’t wrinkle in a suitcase.”
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skullcandy hesh 2 wireless headphones 

“Music is a must for relaxing and revitalizing in between meetings. I love listening to Max Richter and Edward Elgar with these noise-cancelling headphones.”
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lululemon chill motion pant

“These bottoms last forever and are very comfortable. They wash well and are great to wear all day long.”
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