Cajun Beat

Choreographer Chris Hodgson
Description: Improver 4 Wall 48 Count Line Dance
Music: Down At the Twist and Shout - The Essential Mary Chapin Carpenter by Mary Chapin Carpenter 192 bpm intro start on main vocals

Dance rotates CW direction

Diagonal Lock Step Forward, Hitch, Vine Left, Hitch
1 - 2 Step right diagonally forward right, lock left behind right
3 - 4 Step right diagonally forward right hitch left
5 - 8 Step left to left side, cross right behind left, step left to left side hitch right

Touch Out, In, Out, flick, Vine 1/4 Turn Right, Spin 1/2 Turn Right, Hitch
1 - 2 Touch right toe to right side, touch right toe beside left
3 - 4 Touch right toe to right side, flick right foot behind left
5 - 6 Step right to right side, cross left behind right
7 - 8 1/4 turn right stepping forward on right, spin 1/2 turn right on ball of right hitching left (facing 9 o'clock)

Heel Struts Forward x 2, Forward Mambo, Hold
1 - 4 Step back on right, step left beside right step forward on right, hold
5 - 8 Step forward on left recover onto right, step back on left, hold

Coaster Step, Hold, Step, Pivot 1/2 Turn Right, Step, Hold
1 - 4 Step back on right, step left beside right, step forward on right, hold
5 - 8 Step forward on left, pivot 1/2 turn right, step forward on left, hold (facing 3 o'clock)

Heel Switches x 2, Cross, Side, Heel, Hold
1 - 2 Touch right heel forward step right beside left
3 - 4 Touch left heel forward step left beside right
5 - 6 Cross right over left, step left to left side (small step) 7 - 8 Touch right heel diagonally forward right, hold

Together, 1/4 Turn Right, Behind (x 3) - (Gallop)
& Step right beside left
1 - 2 1/4 turn right stepping forward on left, step right behind left
3 - 4 1/4 turn right stepping forward on left, step right behind left
5 - 6 1/4 turn right stepping forward on left, step right behind left
7 - 8 1/4 turn right stepping forward on left, Hold

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