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Be yourself. Many of us have a distorted, exaggerated view of what successful instructors should be and then we strive meet those expectations. In other words, we try to become someone other than ourselves! For most of us, we try to emulate our own instructors. The secret to be yourself and let your personality come through. You may be different than your instructor, but that is fine. Not all successful instructors are alike.
Humility and humor go a long way. While each person will eventually find his or her own style of teaching, certain things may be useful to almost everyone. Two of these, humility and humor, are highly useful. If being humorous feels comfortable to you, then go for it, just do not over do it. If you are not a humorous person, do not try to be, you will just look silly. Humility means sharing some of your own human frailties, weaknesses, and mistakes. We all have weaknesses. When you show that you are not afraid to admit yours, you create a safe, intimate climate where others may acknowledge their own shortcomings as well. Again, do not over do it. Being humble in front of others makes you more credible, more believable, and more respected. People may connect with you more easily because you are "one of them" instead of an expert who is better than they are. It also sets a tone of honesty and self-acceptance, which people recognize in themselves as well. If you are not humble, do not try to be. True humility is easily distinguished from the pretense of acting humble. If you pretend, the class will perceive it and lose respect for you.
Nothing "bad" will happen to you. Nothing awful, terrible, or humiliating will happen. At the worst, you may stumble on some words or loose you train of thought for a second. Just say something humorous about it, forget it, and move on.