1. The moving roof panels ("petals") weigh 500 tons each. 2. The roof is believed to have cost hundreds of millions of dollars. 3. The roof petals move on rails, like a railroad car. 4. The stadium opening was delayed to fix a gap in the roof. 5. The opening and closing of the petals was designed to resemble a camera shutter.

Take your spot on the field with free yoga inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Have you always dreamed of your big moment on the same field where the Atlanta Falcons and United play? Well, here’s your chance.

Next week, local yoga instructor Jaimee Ratliff will lead a 60-minute fitness class on the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 

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Ratliff has already hosted two such events, which have drawn more than a thousand attendees each.

The hip-hop inspired yoga class is free to attend — just grab your mat and some friends.

The event, which kicks off at 7 p.m. is open to everyone 16 years and older. The class, set to tunes from hip-hop artists like Tupac, is meant for yogis at all levels. 

“Come prepared to have fun, get playful, build community, and move to the beat however feels right for you,” an Eventbrite post reads.

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7-8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
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