Meet the force behind Studio Darci

Darci Bawdon is a whole-body fitness expert certified in personal training and pilates. Her passion for fitness stems from wanting to help people feel great inside and out. Darci takes a holistic approach, taking the time to understand her clients' bodies and the goals they hope to achieve, allowing her to create a personalized fitness plan. 

With over 20 years of expertise, Darci is one of LA’s most sought-after body coaches. Her knowledge of health and workouts constantly evolves, keeping her clients’ best interest her priority. 

Darci and her workouts have twice been featured in Shape Magazine, as well as Pop Sugar, and Voyage LA. She also has worked with high-profile clients such as Salma Hayek, Sally Field, Michael Keaton, and Owen Wilson, just to name a few.

In 2021 Darci partnered with HI-SEAS, where she produced a series of workout videos to be utilized by astronauts during their Mars simulation. These analog astronauts worked closely with NASA researching the mental and physical conditions associated with long-duration deep space missions in extreme environments. 

"I want to encourage people to get attuned to and hone their bodies and to learn to love, accept, and empower themselves."


For the past 14 years I’ve been working with Darci continuously, and her rigorous fitness program is the best of the best. She knows her craft as a leading fitness expert in Hollywood, and that is why my husband and I call her The Darcinator!

Salma Hayek, Actress

No matter how old or young or what you’re hoping to achieve, whether strength, flexibility, overall health – or just a flat-out good time, Darci is the answer. I simply adore her.

Sally Field, Actress

Darci brings to every session the best version of herself. Physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Working with Darci is a total transformation on every level.

Lavinia Errico, Founder of Equinox

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