Cherry Poppin'

Choreographed by Neville Fitzgerald & Julie Harris

Description: 72 count, 4 wall, intermediate line dance 
Music: Candyman by Christina Aguilera

STEP, KICK, ½ TURN KICK, BACK, TOGETHER, CROSS, SIDE
1-2 Step forward on right, kick left forward
3-4 On ball of right make ½ turn to left (keep left hitched), kick left forward
5-6 Step back on left, step right next to left
7-8 Cross step left over right, step right to right side

BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS, KICK, ½ TURN, KICK, BACK, TOGETHER
1-2 Cross step left behind right,, step right to right side
3-4 Cross step left over right, kick right forward (right diagonal)
5-6 On ball of left make ½ turn to right (keep right hitched), kick right forward (right diagonal)
7-8 Step back on right, step left next to right

ROCK, STEP, KICK, STEP, KICK, STEP, ¼ ROCK, STEP
1-2 Rock back on right, recover on left
3-4 Kick right forward, step forward on right
5-6 Kick left forward, step forward on left
7-8 Make ¼ turn to left rocking right to right side, recover on left

BEHIND, SIDE, HEEL STEP, HEEL STEP, HEEL STEP, (TRAVELING LEFT)
1-2 Cross step right behind left, step left to left side
3-4 Cross step right heel over left, step left to left side as you grind right heel
5-6 Cross step right heel over left, step left to left side as you grind right heel
7-8 Cross step right heel over left, step left to left side as you grind right heel

ROCK, STEP, ½ TURN, HOLD, ROCK, STEP, ½ TURN, HOLD
1-2 Rock back on right, recover on left
3-4 Make ½ turn to left stepping back on right, hold
5-6 Rock back on left, recover on right
7-8 Make ½ turn to right stepping back on left, hold

¼ ROCK, STEP, KICK, CROSS, SCOOT, SCOOT, STEP, TOUCH
1-2 Make ¼ turn to right rocking right to right side, recover on left
3-4 Kick right forward, cross step right over left
5-6 Hop back on right, hop back on right, (left stays raised behind right)
7-8 Step back on left, touch
Alternative 5-8: left lock step back, hold

STEP, TOUCH, STEP, TOUCH, ½ MONTEREY, FLICK
1-2 Step forward diagonal right on right, touch left next to right
3-4 Step back diagonal left on left, touch right next to left
5-6 Touch right to right side, make ½ turn to right stepping right next to left
7-8 Touch left to left side, flick left up behind right

¼ KICK, CROSS, BACK, BACK, KICK, CROSS, BACK, TOUCH
1-2 On ball of right make ¼ turn to left as you kick left forward, cross step left over right
3-4 Step back on right, step slightly back on left
5-6 Kick right forward, cross step right over left
7-8 Step back on left, touch right next to left

SKATE, HOLD, SKATE, HOLD, BOOGIE WALKS FORWARD
1-2 Skate forward right, hold
3-4 Skate forward left, hold
5-8 Skate forward right-left-right-left (bent wobbly knees, hands out to sides wiggling fingers)

REPEAT