People in ancient times believed that the noise of the cups would drive away evil spirits. Today we still have the drinks and suggest toasting the couple, the audience, and often family and friends. Wedding speeches and toasts offer our best wishes for happiness, good luck, prosperity and good health.
When you think of a wedding toast, you think of champagne. Think of the bitterness of your wedding toast for what it really is the energy you can harness to make a wonderful and memorable toast. Like champagne bubbles, energy separates the ordinary from something truly special.
It is an honor and a responsibility to give the wedding toast for sister. The toast is a very important part of a wedding ceremony. Wedding sermons will be remembered and often captured on video for posterity. If you don’t want to see a replay of your wedding speech when your friends celebrate their wedding anniversary, read on and learn from these dozens of tips.
- Boxers or briefs. No wear, but time here. Don’t do ten long rounds; Keep your wedding toast short.
- Jalapeno? Red pepper? We are talking about spices. But his wedding speech doesn’t talk about spices. Forget colorless notes, embarrassing stories, very personal information, or crying and lamenting.
- Just say no. Stay tuned until after you’ve presented your wedding toast.
- Wear your heart on your forearm. Your wedding toast has to come straight from the heart. Make your words honest and truthful.
- Not lean. Do you remember the Greek myth Icarus? He’s the man who tried to crush him, but he crashed and burned. You will also do this if you don’t do your wedding grilling duties.
- Learn from the pros. Accessories and gestures keep your hands busy and your listeners interested in your wedding toast.
- Clothes make the man (woo). Dressing and dressing well will give you more confidence in your wedding speech.
- With training comes mastery. Stand in front of a full-length mirror; activate speech, gestures, and wedding timing.
- Enter it. The bigger, bolder type makes reading easier. The lighting may not be perfect where you will stand and you don’t want to be left in the dark when serving a wedding toast.
- Take five. Take a few minutes at the place where your wedding toast will be served. Find out how close you are to the microphone and practice looking around at an imaginary audience.
- It’s show time! Breathe in slowly and deeply. Look at your audience and notice a friendly face or two when you toast the wedding. If eye contact makes you nervous, look slightly above people’s heads. When you make a toast in your hand, a full cup, extend your arm at the shoulder and make eye contact with the toast.
- Enjoy the moments. Someone thought you were special enough to make the most important day of their life even more special by asking you to serve a wedding toast. Enjoy preparation, delivery and a post-toast delight.