Updated Jan 2014

INTEGRATED RESTORATION INSTITUTE (IRI®) COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK AND PERMISSIONS GUIDELINES

Upon completion of an iRest Yoga Nidra Level 1 or II Training:

You are supported and permitted to:

  • Refer to yourself as a Teacher-in-Training Level 1 or Teacher-in-Training Level 2, depending on the Trainings you have completed. You may also indicate that your teaching is “informed by the teachings of Richard Miller and the iRest Institute."
  • Offer the iRest protocol and teachings to your students in private sessions and group classes.
  • Produce and sell your own personal iRest recordings directly to your students in private sessions or group classes.
  • Copy IRI materials from your training manual to support your teaching activity with your students in private sessions or group classes. (Please give credit to IRI by noting: “This is the copyright property of the iRest Institute®.”)

You are not permitted to:

  • Produce and sell your own personal iRest recordings through your personal website or locally at a yoga studio, integrative health center, etc. (We would like you to complete the Certification training before doing so. Please see Certification training permissions below for further information.)
  • Copy IRI materials for commercial sale.
  • Copy scripts from your training manual and give them out either to individual students or group classes.
  • Train others to be iRest teachers. (Only IRI authorized trainers have permission to train iRest teachers as part of a teacher training or yoga therapy program. For more information please contact the IRI office.)
  • Use the IRI logo on your website, promotional material or other uses without prior, written license from IRI.

Upon completion of IRI Teacher Certification:

You are supported and permitted to:

  • Call yourself an iRest Yoga Nidra Certified Teacher.
  • Offer the iRest protocol and teachings to your students in private sessions and group classes.
  • Use the iRest Yoga Nidra Certified Teacher logo in all your promotional and teaching materials as well as on your website and other social media (Facebook, Twitter etc.)
  • Produce and sell your own personal iRest recordings directly to your students in private sessions or group classes
  • Copy IRI materials from your training manual to support your teaching activity with your students in private sessions or group classes. (Please give credit to IRI by noting: “This is the copyright property of the iRest Institute®.”)
  • Produce and sell your own personal iRest recordings locally at a yoga studio, integrative health center, etc. (Please give credit to IRI by including this statement on your product: “This recording is based on the iRest® Protocol developed by Richard Miller, PhD of the iRest Institute® www.irest.us”)
  • Produce an iRest recording for nationwide commercial distribution via a personal website or a retail outlet such as Amazon, iTunes, or Barnes and Noble, YogaWorks, etc. after entering into a licensing agreement with IRI. (IRI is required by copyright law to enter into licensing agreements in these circumstances, and we also want to ensure the integrity of the iRest protocol and teachings in the broader marketplace.)

You are not permitted to:

  • Copy IRI materials for commercial sale.
  • Copy scripts from your training manual and give them out either to individual students or group classes.
  • Train others to be iRest teachers. (Only IRI authorized trainers have permission to train iRest teachers as part of a teacher training or yoga therapy program. For more information please contact the IRI office.)
  • Use the IRI logo on your website, promotional material or other uses without prior, written license from IRI.

For all participants who have completed the iRest Level 1, Level 2 and Teacher Certification we want you to feel comfortable using the name iRest in your work and teachings:

  • You are encouraged to use the words iRest, iRest Institute, and IRI to describe the training you have received, to describe your use of the iRest protocols in your teachings, and in promotional material prepared to market classes or sessions you are offering to your students.
  • We also encourage you to link to the IRI website www.irest.us from your own website.
  • Please note that the superscript symbol ‘®’ should immediately follow the words iRest®, iRest Institute®, or IRI® the first time they are used in any support materials you are publishing. This includes documents, web pages, websites, and all advertisements.
  • Please be aware that iRest®, Integrative Restoration®, iRest Institute®, and IRI® are all protected, registered names and may not be used in the name of a personal or business website, business, or email address.

Please direct your questions or feedback regarding IRI’s copyright, trademark and permission guidelines to Ross Guest (ross@irest.org).

Warmly, Ross Guest
Executive Director
iRest Institute

250.908.6194