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Nancy Shanteau

phone: 530-273-5170

Nancy Shanteau helps people achieve their dreams.  She offers compassion and understanding to her clients’ journeys.  Both pragmatic and visionary, Nancy offers support for creative and artistic expression, transformation from traumatic experiences, and life transitions.

She specializes in helping people write books.  Often working by phone, Nancy supports her clients with articles, websites, Master’s theses, books, CDs, and DVDs.

Nancy offers coaching for individuals, couples, families, children, friends, groups, teams, small business owners and organizations that want to implement the cooperative-hierarchical hybrid.  She also offers skills for change bodywork, and coaching supervision both in person and by phone.

“People need safety and a feeling of connection and love in order to change. In a good coaching relationship, the coach becomes engaged in your dream, and provides support, strength and vision to help you achieve it.”

Nancy is a certified Skills for Change Coach, a certified Strozzi Institute Somatic Coach, and studied Somatics and Trauma with Staci Haines and Denise Benson.  She founded the Folkloom School in 2011 and teaches Skills for Change Coaching, Bodywork, and Mediation courses to certify Folkloom Coaches.  She graduated with Highest Honors from UC Berkeley’s English department.  You can take her Happy Hour and Beginning Yoga classes weekly in Nevada City, CA.

Currently, Nancy is finishing up the Skills for Change Collective’s book Access to Power: A Radical Approach for Changing Your Life, and working on a fantasy novel for young readers.  Her blog Writing Boots can be found at  She can be reached at 530-273-5170, at her website or at