Don’t give up if you find a studio that ticks some of the boxes but not all. If you find a studio that you like but there is still something missing, don’t completely abandon the idea of becoming a regular there. Find out if there is a mechanism that allows you to give objective feedback. Drop a quick note/comment to see if your concerns can be remedied. Yoga teachers are only humans, we have off days just like everyone else. I believe that most of us are truly doing our best to guide students in a meaningful yoga practice. I encourage you to use your yoga studio search as an opportunity to try out lots of different teachers, styles of yoga. You might find it helpful to use a journal to keep track of your experiences. This will serve you well when finally selecting a yoga studio to call home.
A daily, disciplined yoga practice translates to daily life. When you're in a bind at work you you will suddenly remember to focus your gaze, slow down the breath, silence the chatter and find the balance between effort and ease. Do your practice, and all is coming - including the necessary self discipline to practice yoga each day!
For five minutes just laugh. At first you will be forcing it, but soon the sound of your own attempt to laugh will cause genuine laughter. It may take several days before it really happens, for we are so unaccustomed to the phenomenon. But before long it will be spontaneous and will change the nature of your da.