As the first and only full-time Certified Celebrant based on Long Island, I specialize in custom-designed ceremonies that are an authentic reflection of who you are as a couple. Created through a collaborative process, your one-of-a-kind ceremony will honor your vision, tell your love story, and express what is personally meaningful to you. The ceremony becomes the start of your celebration and the foundation on which your entire day is built. I am committed to creating an extraordinary, moving, and unforgettable wedding experience for you and your loved ones.
Your story deserves to be celebrated! Call or email me now to set up a complimentary consultation.
Danielle Giannone is a full time Wedding Officiant and Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant, specializing in weddings, vow renewals, mother-to-be blessings, baby welcomings, and house warmings.
Danielle brings fresh and bright energy, passion, and professionalism to her work. As a ceremony expert, she has a deep knowledge of and respect for tradition, paired with an impressive ability to reimagine old customs into relevancy. Through their work with Danielle, modern couples and families are given a sense of authenticity and personal meaning as they mark life's big moments.
In addition to her training and certification through the Celebrant Foundation and Institute, Danielle draws from her previous studies of transformation and ritual at NYU, her professional writing and public speaking engagements from her prior career as the VP of a world-wide franchise company, and her own life-changing experience of being married by a Celebrant.
She says, "The ceremony is the heart of your wedding, the moment when you become a married couple. It should be a natural expression of yourselves and a genuine reflection of everything that makes your union unique."
Your story deserves to be celebrated! Contact Danielle for a complimentary consultation at 917-207-3227 or email@example.com. Visit her website at http://www.yourstoryceremonies.com.
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Jenna · Getting married on 06/20/2020
My husband and I cannot say enough amazing things about Danielle. When we started the process of looking for someone to marry us, I of course spent forever reading through reviews on Wedding wire and the Knot. We came across a LOT of officiants. Danielle's reviews were so detailed and perfect that we decided to reach out to her. We scheduled a Skype call where Dan & I talked to her for at least an hour, maybe more. We got to know each other and we knew right away she was the one for the job. Later on we each filled out a long questionnaire with all of our details including the proposal, our love story, what we loved about each other, and so on. Danielle responded so fast throughout everything and helped us along the way. When we received our first draft of the ceremony, I actually was hysterical crying reading through it. I couldn't believe how personal and perfect it was. Danielle put so many ideas about unity rituals and how to make things flow the best to ensure we had the best ceremony possible. Dan & I made some edits throughout the ceremony and then Danielle scheduled a call with us to go through finishing touches before finalizing the draft. On the actual wedding day, to say Dan & I were blown away is an understatement. Every single one of my guests told me this was the most beautiful ceremony they ever witnessed. They couldn't believe how personal it was and how full of love it was. It was so unique compared to a regular church wedding which even though we are both catholic, we didn't want. We wanted to highlight what we love about each other, and how we met, and how Dan proposed, and our hopes and dreams for the future. Danielle captured ALL of this and more in the beautiful ceremony. I have to say choosing Danielle to be our officiant was the best choice we could have made. She went above and beyond in every single way. She was always ready to help us and the communication was great throughout every step of the process. Thank you so much Danielle!!Sent on 12/13/2016
Deb · Married on 04/27/2019
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When we met Marisa we knew at once we liked her. She was warm and a great listener. After filling out the questionnaires she sent us a first draft and we were really blown away with how personal and how truly tailored it was to us. We sent back some changes and suggestions and we had an amazing ceremony planned that combined different cultures and faiths that made us comfortable and took away our nerves.Sent on 05/04/2019
During the cocktail hour several people asked us how we knew Marisa. They were convinced we were old friends based on how touching the ceremony was. That’s truly the gift that you get when using Your Story Ceremonies.
Thank you so much to Marisa for such and amazing job we couldn’t be happier with the amazing ceremony you preformed for us and our nearest and dearest!
Kristen · Married on 04/12/2019
We were looking for an officiant for our big day, someone who can catch everyone's attention. someone with a good sense of humor. Someone who could make this day run smoothly and most importantly, someone to make our day feel special to us.... Danielle was the perfect person to do that. we found her through another referral. One of our friends said she is a must! Our friend has been to a wedding the Danielle officiated and it was the most memorable wedding she had been to! So of course we reached out immediately and couldn't have happier with the whole process. After the ceremony, many of our guests raved about our ceremony and how great Danielle was. We truly couldn't have been happier! She made our day perfect. Thank you again!!Sent on 04/25/2019
Danielle is a natural charmer, a keen-eyed scribe and a delightful storyteller. She was meant for wedding ceremonies the way sails are made for the wind. There are probably better metaphors to describe the unique alchemy of Danielle's work in the wedding world; may many couples get to experience working with her.