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Gestures

The importance of natural gestures, uninhibited by anxiety, cannot by overstated. Too often anxiety holds back this important channel of communication. We use gestures for emphasis in normal conversation without thinking about what we are doing with our hands. Learn to gesture in front of an audience exactly as you would if you were having an animated conversation with a friend—nothing more, nothing less. Between gestures simply relax your hands to your sides—do not hold them up in front of you with your arms bent at the elbow.

Using natural gestures will not distract from a presentation; however, doing one of the following certainly will.


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